"Pieces For Glass Houses: Portrait of a River City" is the debut solo album from Brisbane jazz composer Travis Jenkins, released on Green Chimneys Records on July 23rd, 2016.
Inspired by musical storytellers both local and international, the album features all original compositions for jazz quartet and strings, with Trav contributing his unique skills as guitarist, pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader.
A combination of stunning melodic writing, honest
performances, and masterful arrangement, “Pieces For Glass Houses” captures Trav’s vivid impression of the people, places and stories of the city of Brisbane.
released July 23, 2016
Travis Jenkins - piano, arrangements
Brad McCarthy - alto sax
Nick Quigley - double bass
Sam Mitchell - drums (2,5,7)
Aaron Jansz - drums (3,8)
Molly Collier-O'Boyle - violin (1,9,10)
Sunkyoung Kim - violin (1,9,10)
Henry Justo - viola (1,9,10)
Andrew Hathway - viola (10)
Simon Svoboda - cello (1,9,10)
Jessi Dunbar - live recording/mixing (3,8)
Cameron Bower - live recording (3,4,6,8,9), mixing (4,6,9)
Adrian Diery - live recording/mixing (1,10)
Mark Smith - live recording/mixing (2,5,7)
Mastered by Mark Smith at Real Productions
Photography by Jack Venables
Thank you to all the glass houses I've ever lived in, to all the elephants in every room, to the couches that often prop up my mortal remains, to the River City that I call home, to all the musicians and artists that I've met here who continue to inspire me, to the JMI community for their infectious love for improvised music, to Green Chimneys Records for giving my music wings, and to all my family and friends for their unwavering love and support.
Green Chimneys Records is an independent music label and recording studio based in Brisbane, Australia. Combining
representation of Brisbane's local musicians and promotion of international acts, GCR seeks to be the conduit between Brisbane's unique music scene and the outside world....more