Much of the music on “My Little One” was inspired by my love for the classic recordings of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Billy Holiday, and Frank Sinatra. The songs are nostalgic in nature and may recall the feeling of classic standards, yet still have a modern aesthetic in approach. In creating this atmosphere, the band is made up of a wonderful group of musicians. The record features a Portuguese vocalist, Luisa Sobral; drummer, Dan Reiser; bassist, Gary Wang; and Pete Rende plays on a multitude of keyboard instruments.
Monthly Archives: December 2007
By Greg | Published: December 13, 2007
Greg Ruggiero’s Balance Albuquerque native returns to celebrate release of new CD By Mel Minter Greg Ruggiero and his guitar Warm and liquid, the music of jazz guitarist Greg Ruggiero slides into the ear so easily, you don’t notice until it’s already had its way with you. The first signs include a slowing of the [...]