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Musician Profile: Sharp Radway Pianist / Composer / Author

Sharp Radway is a pianist, composer, arranger, and author.  He remains in demand throughout the country and abroad.  He is a formidable and seasoned band leader, heading various groups of his own (ie. his quintet, quartet, trio, Music Of The Streets, Sharp Radway’s Gospel Jazz Group, Sharp Radway’s Big Band, and various vocal and instrumental duos).

Sharp has worked with several jazz luminaries as well as fore-fathers of the genre.  Among them are Yusef Lateef, Benny Golson, Hamiet Bluiett, Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Benny Powell, Steve Turre, Kiane Zawadi, Bucky Pizzarelli, Diane Schuur, Joe Lee Wilson, Nnenna Freelon, James Spaulding, Louis Hayes, Candido Camero, Leopoldo Fleming, Russell Gunn, Nicolas Payton, Eddie Henderson, Randy Brecker, and a host of others.  He also serves as music director, pianist, and arranger for The Celebration of Lionel Hampton Big Band and The New York City Ska Orchestra.

He will soon be releasing his sophomore recording.  Please visit www.sharpradway.com

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