After several years of playing with the Old Hat Jazz Band, I’m excited to appear on the new album “The Sparrow” featuring all new compositions by the band. We’ve been exploring new compositions in the style of a lot of the great old jazz we play regularly and the result is really cool! Have a listen […]Read more "News: New Old Hat Jazz Band album"
“Andrew Oliver is almost punk-rock in his attitude about Traditional Jazz and bringing back it’s visceral nature.” ~Matt Fleeger, Director, KMHD Jazz Radio. I have been playing stride piano and swing since I first discovered the music of Jelly Roll Morton as a teenager, and play regularly with many of London’s best vintage jazz bands. I […]Read more "Swing / Stride Piano"
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"
“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 Kora […]Read more "Modern Jazz"