sexta-feira, 23 de novembro de 2012

RIP Austin Peralta

In memory of the genius piano player and composer. Austin peralta, son of the z-boy stacy peralta, didicated all his life to music. With only 22 yers old he was a big name in the contemporary jazz scene. 

At age of 16 he release his fisrt album, Maiden Voyage eith the colaboration of Ron Carter on the bass and Billy Kilson on the drums. Later in 2006 he also released, Mantra, with Ronald Bruner Jr.- drums, Steve Nelson – vibes, Marcus Strickland – tenor/soprano saxes and, Buster Williams – bass. 

In 2011 he composed, Endless Planets with Zach Harmon – drums, Zane Musa – alto sax, Hamilton Price – bass and Ben Wendel – tenor and soprano saxes 

In 2012 he collaborated in some tunes for frineds like Flying Lotus and Teebs, showing all his versatility. His death cause wasn´t released already. All the music industry is devastated with this enormous loss. 

"Jazz can be anything. It´s a spirit of freedom, an impulse of walking towars the unknown, even if for unexplored waters, and done with no fears." Austin Peralta. RIP 

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