Elizabeth Geyer is a force of nature. An amazing singer and songwriter, original vocalist, wonderful trumpet player and multi instrumentalist. She writes songs directly from the heart!" - Bruce Lundvall
An endorsement like that from the man who signed Nora Jones, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis is something to make one sit up and take notice. The late great Lundvall even featured Elizabeth's music on his Sirius Radio XM Bluenote hour in 2013. Unusual for an unsigned artist! But it's a long journey from her days as a freelance trumpet player to her fourth and long awaited new album THE BRIDGE. Elizabeth remembers a life changing moment, walking home from a jazz big band rehearsal one sunny morning years ago. "I suddenly realized I couldn't do it anymore, as grateful as I was, I had to find my own voice." Find her voice she did: Three albums later having swapped trumpet for flugelhorn, piano and songwriting, Elizabeth had a small but growing audience and some fans in high places.
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Elizabeth Geyer - The Bridge / The Graham Album Review
As I have remarked in this series many times, the number of singer-songwriters on the music scene seems almost endless. Most of them fall into the stereotype of the folksinger, playing acoustic guitar and singing songs that were written with and for that kind of musical configuration. There have been a number of variations – pianist singer-songwriters are fairly common -- but this week we have some...