Theo Saunders Born into the cultural vortex that is New York City's Upper West Side and raised by Broadway theater-performing parents, Theo Saunders was destined for the creative life. By the time he graduated from New York's prestigious High School for the Performing Arts, Saunders knew his future would be made seated in front of a piano playing jazz. But that future would not be in New York; at a certain point, Saunders knew he had to get out of the city, so he made the difficult decision to reverse the jazz musician's traditional west to east migration, eventually landing in the City of Angels, where he has been a vital musical presence for nearly twenty years. On Intergeneration the veteran pianist, composer and arranger has assembled a sextet of fellow LA-based musicians to help animate his compelling original compositions, as well as his hip arrangements of two classics.
This intervview was recorded Feb. 22, 2013 at the Temecula Community Theater in Temecula, CA. website www.temeculatheater.org
Songs 1 Top Hat Shamen Stroll, 2 For Miles around, 3 The Jazz Messenger in Praise 3, 4 Free South Africa, 5 Queen of Tongents, 6 When The saints Go Out. From the CD's When the Saints go Out & Intergeneration
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