Spheres of Influence
Brian Lynch and Spheres Of Influence
Spheres Of Influence, led by Grammy© Award winning trumpeter Brian Lynch, reflects its leader’s pedigree in both the jazz (Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Phil Woods) and Latin/world music (Eddie Palmieri) fields, Spheres Of Influence’s repertoire mixes modern jazz, Afro-Caribbean, and world music traditions in original works and arrangements by Lynch. The group is scalable from a quintet of trumpet, piano, bass, drums and percussion up to a nine-piece, 5 horn ensemble. Spheres Of Influence is a 2004 recipient of the CMA/Doris Duke “New Works – Creation And Presentation” Award, and has recorded for the Criss Cross and EWE labels (new release: ConClave Vol. 2 on CrissCross). Regular members of the group include Yosvany Terry or Louis Fouché, alto sax; Zaccai Curtis or Manuel Valera, piano; Luques Curtis, bass; Obed Calvaire or Justin Brown , drums; and Pedro Martinez, percussion.