KRIS BOWERS – HEROES + MISFITS
New York based musician and composer Kris Bowers his the rising star of the jazz scene, with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Jazz Studies at the prestigious Julliard School.
He earned notoriety , winning Thelonius Monk jazz competition buckling down in front of a panel of judges that included Ellis Marsalis and Herbie Hancock.
Heroes + Misfits is a touching gathering of poems penned by Jeremie Harris and produced by musician/producer Chris Dunn (he worked with Christian Scott,Jessica Mauboy,Joss Stone,Leela James,N’Dambi,George Benson and the list goes on).
Alongside the piano and fender rhodes warm melodies skilfully played by Kris, you can appreciate also the alto saxophone of Casey Benjamin (of Robert Glasper Experiment) and Kenneth Whalum III with his saxophone.
We are in front of an outstanding debut of a young jazz artist that surely will cement his status with his fresh and compelling touch!