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Album Review

Gary Versace is one organist who plays music far beyond soul-jazz, moving into a realm of progressive sounds that approach the visionary Larry Young and rival peer Larry Goldings. With saxophonist Donny McCaslin and electric guitarist Adam Rogers, Versace is able to buoy their melodies with a visceral yet vibrant underpinning. He is fond of rhythms removed from 4/4, and the complex moods displayed during "Dangerous Land" and the quirky "Pinwheel" suggest that Versace will never play it safe, especially in the company of individualist musicians like Rogers and McCaslin. Though mostly in neo-bop modes, Versace also favors light Latin or Mediterranean rhythms, and even a tone parallel to the music of Duke Pearson on this stellar effort that stands head and shoulders apart from groove organ combo music. ~ Michael G. Nastos, Rovi

Biography

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Keyboardist Gary Versace was able to rise to the top of the contemporary jazz scene in scant few years, yet the journey to prominence was hard fought and deservedly won. Born in Greenwich, CN April 25, 1968, his initial lessons came from his mother who was a vocalist and organist. Urged by his father to try the accordion, he instead gravitated to the piano, and eventually to jazz by high school. Versace took private lessons with Kevin Hays, studied at the Eastman School of Music where he attained...
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