Linda Presgrave, jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, relocated to New York City in 1998 leaving a very active music career in her native city of St. Louis. Since that time, Linda has released four CDs on the Metropolitan Records label with her newest release being Along the Path (2015). She continues on a mission to bring attention to compositions by inspirational jazz artists who happen to be women. Linda has performed on prestigious jazz festival stages including the “JVC Jazz Festival, New York”, the “Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival” at the Kennedy Center (Astoria Big Band), “Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola” (Jazz at Lincoln Center), “World Forum on Music” (Los Angeles), “VI. Festival International de Musique Catalogne” (Ceret,France), “Many Colors of a Woman” (Hartford, CT) and ControCanto: Donne in Jazz (Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica) Rome and Frascati, Itay. When not performing with her own group she is in the piano chair of Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band and also with a new group “Ladies Day” led by MJ Territo that features music and lyrics by women.
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On Along the Path - (2015)
“Along The Path, which is filled with colorful solos and rich melodies, is one of
Linda Presgrave’s finest recordings and is a strong step forward for the talented
pianist-composer”. ~ Scott Yanow (Jazz Author)
If it's solid piano and all original jazz you're yearning for, look no further than
this excellent album from Linda! ~ Rotcod Zzaj
On her newest CD, Linda Presgrave takes the listener along on a musical
journey from several ports of call in Asia to the Catalan region of France. The 10
original tracks by Presgrave capture the sights, sounds and impressions along
her emotional, musical and spiritual path