John Beasley

John Beasley

With a music career spanning three decades, Beasley's credits reads like a who's who list in the music world. He has performed/recorded with illustrious artists including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Thad Jones, Hubert Laws, Diane Reeves, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Bobby Hutcherson, Wallace Roney, James Moody, Billy Hart, Buster Williams, Chris Potter, John Patittuci, Carmen Lundy, Marc Turner, Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, Kenny Rankin, Brian Lynch; took the lead as Musical Director for Grammy Award winning Steely Dan, Queen Latifah and AR Rahman; arranges for popular television shows American Idol and The Tonight Show; played on box office hits Wall-E, Austin Powers; and composed for TV series Star Trek, Cheers and Fame.

As a solo recording artist, Beasley's compositions, arrangements and playing are inventive, explorative and exquisitely realized expanding musical thought, transcending limitations and genres while maintaining his unique and unmistakable style not only in jazz, but blues, classical and world music as well. His nine solo recordings illustrate how adept he is at writing both lyrically, rhythmically and across boundaries.
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John Beasley Discography


John Beasley Cauldron (Album) Windham Hill Jazz US 1992 Sell This Version
John Beasley A Change Of Heart (Album) Windham Hill Jazz US 1993 Sell This Version
TL 31 Al Capps, John Beasley, Mark Levang, Mitchel Forman Al Capps, John Beasley, Mark Levang, Mitchel Forman - Solos/ Piano Scoring -VOL 2(CD, Album) The Who Did That Music Library TL 31 US 1999 Sell This Version
John Beasley Surfacing (Album) Beasley Music US 2001 Sell This Version
EWCD 2006 John Beasley Nuances - 15 piano solos(CD, Album) EWE Records EWCD 2006 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
RCD-1003 John Beasley Letter To Herbie(CD, Album) Resonance Records RCD-1003 US 2008 Sell This Version
RCD-1013 John Beasley Positootly!(CD, Album) Resonance Records RCD-1013 US 2009 Sell This Version
MAC1113 John Beasley John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 1(CD, Album) Mack Avenue Records MAC1113 US 2016 Sell This Version
MAC1125 John Beasley John Beasley presents MONK'estra vol. 2(CD, Album) Mack Avenue Records MAC1125 US 2017 Sell This Version

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