Jeffrey Gardner

Jeffrey Gardner


Pianist - Composer Jeff Gardner plays a mix of styles from Jazz and Brazilian music to Classical and Latin Styles. Born in New York, he currently lives in Brasil, and tours as a solo artist and educator in many different countries.


His 15 CDs as leader include artists like Eddie Gomez,
Billy Hart, Kenny Wheeler, Gary Peacock, Rick Margitza, and Gilberto Gil. He has toured the world with his own band and as sideman with Steve Lacy, Freddie Hubbard, Eddie Harris, Norma Winstone,
Lisa Ono, etc.


CD's as Leader
BREATH - with Drew Gress and Anthony Pinciotti
SPIRIT CALL- solo piano
CONTINUUM - with Eddie Gomez and Billy Hart
ALCHEMY - with Gary Peacock
SECOND HOME - with Rick Margitza, Nelson Veras,
Riccardo DelFra, Simon Goubert
SKY DANCE - with Gilberto Gil, Carlos Malta, Carlos
Balla, Nivaldo Ornellas, etc.
STREET ANGELS - with Carlos Balla, Alexandre Carvalho,
Marcos Suzano, Marcelo Martins, etc.
NOCHES HABANERAS - with Julio Barreto, Felipe Cabrera, Anga Diaz, Maraca, Diego Valdez
GRACE - with David Friesen
ABRAƇOS - with Carlos Balla and
Alberto Continentino
BOAT OF STARS - with Cecily Gardner

Set List

Typical sets include original compositions by Jeff
in straight ahead Jazz, Brazilian, Afro Cuban, and
blues styles and covers of Jazz and Brazilian standards. Set lengths vary from 1 - 1 1/2 hours, usually 2 sets
per night.