Lauded Canadian pianist and composer Renee Rosnes is a technically adept jazz improviser with a sound that is the epitome of post-bop sophistication. As a young pianist in Vancouver, British Columbia, Rosnes took her musical cues and inspiration from the likes of Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, and Horace Silver. After moving from Vancouver to New York City in the 1980s, she made her initial mark playing with such luminaries as Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, and J.J. Johnson, and as a member of the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. From there, she embarked on a fruitful solo career, releasing several Juno Award-winning albums on the Blue Note label, including 1990's For the Moment, and 2002's Life on Earth. She also earned a Grammy nod for her duo appearance alongside husband and fellow pianist Bill Charlap on Tony Bennett's 2015 effort Silver ...
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