Pierce On Earth – Geoffrey Keezer
A personal, intimate ballad, complete with Geoff Keezer's own Solo Piano Arrangement.
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- Recording: Geoff Keezer - Waiting In The Wings
- Recorded on: September 16 & 17, 1988
- Label: Sunnyside (SSC 1035)
- Concert Key: E
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Ballad
- Tenor Sax - Billy Pierce
- Piano - Geoff Keezer
- Bass - Rufus Reid
- Drums - Anthony Reedus
born on November 20, 1970
A lauded name on the jazz scene since the tender age of 17, Geoffrey Keezer is a native of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Geoff took up the piano at age three and quickly showed himself to be a prodigy. As an eighteen-year-old freshman at Berklee College of Music in 1989, he was invited to join Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, launching his talents into the spotlight. The year before, his mentor James Williams encouraged him to record his debut album, the well-received "Waiting In The Wings." His career continued to take off in the early 1990s with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl of Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue (conducted by John Mauceri). Read more...