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CDs below are available for purchase here.
|Summer Dusk: The Studio Sessions (2020), was included in several “Best CDs of 2020″ lists. The recording features the incredible vocalist Clairdee on the title track, a quartet of top-notch London singers, an amazing chorus of flutes, and more!|
|Five and More (2013), has garnered acclaim from reviewers, and gotten wide airplay in the US and abroad. FivePlay’s third CD has special guests broadening the sonic palette, including a clarinet quartet, Ted Wolff’s passionate vibraphone playing, a trombone section, and Frank Phipps’ lyrical bass trumpet.|
|Five of Hearts is the second CD (2011) by FivePlay Jazz Quintet, featuring all original music by Laura Klein and guitarist/co-bandleader Tony Corman. This music is listenable, melodic, modern jazz to nourish mind and heart. The tunes range from forays into samba, tango and gospel, to an Ellingtonian ballad and a wild Balkan ride!|
|Cerulean Blue | The Laura Klein/Ted Wolff duo, released in 2009. Initially inspired by the Gary Burton/Chick Corea collaborations, the duo has developed an exciting, lyrical and highly interactive style of their own. The gorgeous, unique sound of vibes and piano has been described as “ear candy” and this recording is rich with sonic beauty. There are originals by Laura Klein and Ted Wolff, a hard driving rendition of Kenny Barron’s “Voyage”, a beautiful performance of J.J. Johnson’s “Lament”, a gospelly version of Wayne Shorter’s “Aung San Suu Kyi”, and more.|
|FivePlay | Sparkling jazz compositions by Laura Klein, Tony Corman, and Dave Tidball, backed by the stellar rhythm section of drummer Alan Hall and bassist Paul Smith. The music is rooted in the best jazz traditions while drawing on modern harmonies, rhythms, and tone colors, with lots of exciting interplay among the musicians. To read more about the band, go to FivePlay’s website.|
|Triceratops | was a three-horned band that performed all original music by Laura Klein, Tony Corman, and Dave Tidball, with Dave Eshelman (trombone), Dan Seamans (bass), and Alan Hall (drums.) “Backed by a champion rhythm team — Laura Klein (piano), Alan Hall (drums) and Dan Seamans (bass), the three-horn front line plays ten better-than-Messenger-like originals, providing captivating moments for listeners.” — JazzTimes.|
|Day In, Day Out| This is Jenny Ferris’ second recording, featuring fresh and varied treatments of lyricist Johnny Mercer’s most beloved material, with composers Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, Jerome Kern, and Henry Mancini. Jenny is accompanied on this CD by guitarist/arranger Tony Corman, Rich Lesnik on sax and flute, bassist Carol DeArment, drummers Tom Hassett and Bryan Bowman, and Laura Klein on piano and contributing some arrangements.