This tour is more than just a job. I feel that Jill and her band brothers (that's what she calls us)...I feel that we are spreading love, light, and positivity wherever we go. That's definitely something the world needs more of today.
"As a musician, I think that perhaps some of the special things you can find are people to create music with that from the first sound made together. The word convergence, is defined as the act of moving toward union or uniformity. ..here, four very distinct musical voices coming together to create something genuine, organic, yet truly unique”Read More
The dynamic Imagination Orchestra is the result. Banfield’s original compositions and arrangements of well-chosen standards shows up here as friendly and engaging radio performance tracks. Noted by the great Geri Allen, Billy Childs and Maria Schneider as “..a gifted composer, who excels at moving freely between classical and popular forms..”, “..one of the most versatile and prolific composers of our generation..”, “..represents a lovely blend of Bill’s beautiful voice as a composer, arranger, orchestrator.. one who searches for new colors and sounds..”, Imagine That emerges as a jazz composition/ ensemble preforming record.Read More
Michael Burton releases his, Say What, on JazzUrbane/ Sugo Music Group.Read More
The passing of Geri Allen( 6/27/17) leaves a deep need to paint, sing, dance and poem as this shakes us, deeply. This rings long.