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“Live in Atlanta" by CT & Friends, is a stunning release. Very, very good indeed.”
… Peter Merrett, Radio Station PBS-FM 106.7, Melbourne Australia

“Cooper represents a clear link between Fusion and Jam with a real gift for playing notes that have meaning.”
… Rick Calic, Jazz Rock World, Redwood CA
“I haven’t heard such a genuine jazz/rock album for quite some time!”
… Pascal Dorban, Radio ARA, Luxembourg
“Killer Chops!”
… John W. Patterson, JazzRock-Radio, Wake Forest NC

“Bold! Complex! Tasty! All three apply to Cooper Tisdale’s new release.”
… Dean, FusionGroovin, Bedford NY

“Cooper’s Live in Atlanta CD is extremely enjoyable.”
… Randy Allar, The Fusion Show, WCSB 89.3 FM, Cleveland OH

“No collection is complete without this one - really great!”
… Gi Dussault, Upper Room Radio Show, CT

"A sincere, emotive songwriter and an elegant player."
… Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"The rock/jazz synthesis is as natural and fulfilling as it is hard to label."
… Creative Loafing

"When he hits on a bluesy riff and extrapolates from there, there's no doubt just how good this guy is."
… Atlanta Press

"So beautiful it takes your breath away!”
… Playgrounds - Various


Discography

Under the Hill Records
- Face Up (1992)
- Up From Down (1998)

Jammates Records
-Cooper Tisdale & Friends Live in Atlanta (2006).

The CD is in stock at national boutique retailers including AbstractLogix (best seller Nov/Dec 2006), GuitarNine and HittinTheNote. It was the #1 (most downloaded) new fusion CD on eMusic for November 2006. During December 2006 and Q1 2007, the CT & Friends Live in Atlanta is being promoted to 2500 jazz and rock radio stations domestically and internationally by Toronto-based RadioDirectX.

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Cooper Tisdale: [Fusion Jazz / Progressive Rock]

Influenced by the guitar greats Jeff Beck and Alan Holdsworth, and with comparisons to Steve Morse, Joe Satriana and Eric Johnson, Cooper Tisdale is joined by some of Atlanta’s best to deliver stellar sets of rock/jazz fusion. Performing dozens of original compositions, their inspired live dates jam with classic instrumental Tisdale tunes including “Lake Acid” and “Toe Truck”, offer mellow heartfelt vocal rock ballads including “Fireman Bill” and “Bad Judge”, and serve up contemporary jazz grooves including “E.J.” and “Good Friend”. After booking Cooper Tisdale & Friends, we think you’ll join his many fans as loyal listeners – this guy can really play!

Atlanta Festivals (partial)
- Atlanta Jazz Festival
- Atlanta Dogwood Festival
- Montreux Jazz Festival Atlanta
- Music Midtown

Atlanta Venues (partial)
- Smith’s Olde Bar
- Variety Playhouse
- The Roxy
- Center Stage
- Star Bar
- Jake’s Toadhouse
- Club 29

After studying at California's Guitar Institute of Technology, Cooper Tisdale returned to Georgia to begin his music career, playing everything from rock to jazz and funk. Cooper has performed at Radio City Music Hall with the Indigo Girls and Carnegie Hall with Kristen Hall; plus has opened shows for Chet Atkins, Steve Morse, REO Speedwagon, 311, Grover Washington, Jr., and Spyro Gyra. Cooper Tisdale has released two independent CDs, Face Up and Up From Down, on Under the Hill Records, and his latest release, Cooper Tisdale & Friends Live in Atlanta is available on Jammates Records.