Clockwise from top: Nichols, Santiago, Walker, and Lomheim.
Jazz in the Target Atrium: At The Piano, available on demand now.
Four top pianists from the Twin Cities scene take their turn on the bench. According to the Minnesota Orchestra website:
“Chris Lomheim is a pianist whose rich harmony is always accompanied by swinging, bluesy improvisation.
Bryan Nichols possesses formidable technique expressed through adventurous modernism.
Javier Santiago is a hard-driving virtuoso versed in the jazz tradition.
Jeremy Walker’s pianism is quirky and expressive, with a restless imagination.”
Recorded live at Orchestra Hall on February 23rd, and distilled to the one-hour Jazz in the Target Atrium radio special, which debuted on Jazz88 March 10. Travis Ryder hosts.