We had an amazing opportunity this summer to go up to Edinburgh for a live broadcast from the Edinburgh Festival with the Dime Notes on BBC Radio 3’s “Jazz Line-Up.” We had a great time and the broadcast is now available to stream for the next month or so here on the BBC site! Hope […]Read more "NEWS: Dime Notes live on the BBC!"
“Andrew Oliver is almost punk-rock in his attitude about Traditional Jazz and bringing back its visceral nature.” – Matt Fleeger, Director, KMHD Jazz Radio “It’s easy to assume that Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet et al can’t speak to a younger generation, but pianist Andrew Oliver lays that notion to rest.” – Sunday Times “Andrew Oliver is the quintessential […]Read more "Stride / Swing / Ragtime"
I discovered the world of tango working with bandoneonist and dancer Alex Krebs in Portland, Oregon. After studying with the late Octavio Brunetti and working with Alex for a few years on traditional styles, we composed an album of new original tangos for dancing, as well as an album of tango-rock-jazz fusion. I have an ongoing duo project with […]Read more "Tango"
Tunnel Six “One of [Tunnel Six’s] greatest attributes is the ability to make a sextet sound like a miniature orchestra. Each player has their own sound, a feat in this day and age when there are literally thousands of clones out there. All of the playing here is a breath of fresh air.” – JSO Jazzscene Magazine, June 2013 The […]Read more "Modern Jazz"