Recorded between Feb. 2015 and Jan. 2016. Featuring Ben Street and Jeff Reed, bass; Tony Martucci and Eric Kennedy on drums, Russell Kirk on alto sax, and Humayun Khan, vocals and harmonium.
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Harry Appelman Trio
"It's a rare pleasure to hear such an outstanding debut recording -- full of first-class ideas, quiet virtuosity and subtle surprises. Bravo!" -- Fred Hersch
"the debut of a strong jazz pianist.... shows firm command of the contemporary piano idiom." -- David DuPont, Cadence magazine
Victor Dvoskin - Acoustic Bass, Harry Appelman - Piano, Eric Kennedy & Dominic Smith - DrumsThis lyrical and interactive trio session features several originals, as well as imaginative arrangements of compositions by Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn and Alexander Scriabin ("For Alexander" is an improvisation based on a Scriabin prelude), among others.
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Duende Quartet (2008)
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Afro Bop Alliance
"Angel Eyes" Featuring Paquito d'Rivera (Zoho, 2014)
"Pianist Harry Appelman offers several strong, rhythmic solos throughout the album, and working in concert with Baldwin, McCarthy and Quintero he sets up hypnotic montuno grooves."
-- Owen Cordle, Jazz Times
"Una Mas" Featuring Dave Samuels (OA2, 2011)
Caribbean Jazz Project/Afro-Bop Alliance,
Featuring Dave Samuels (Heads Up International, 2008)
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