"Cutting edge,what classical music should be." David Chesky,
"The audibly impressed audience filled the church with uproarious applause and a much deserved standing ovation."
The piano and percussion duo Synchronicity is comprised of brothers Garah and Gregory Landes. The ensemble fuses classical and jazz music into an exciting and highly visual experience. Synchronicity commissions, composes, and transcribes music that suits their unique instrumentation.
Synchronicity premiers a diverse range of new music by established and emerging composers including NEA Jazz Masters Recipient, Paquito D’Rivera, MacArthur Fellow, Dafnis Prieto, Grammy award winner, Robin Eubanks, NY Philharmonic Young Composers Award Winner, Jack Gulielmetti, Joshua Rosenblum, New Zealand-based composer, John Psathas, Roland Vazquez and Carolyn Yarnell.
In 2019 Synchronicity presented the U.S. premier of the Double Concerto for Piano, Percussion and Strings, “Illumination” by the Canadian composer, Kevin Lau at the DiMenna Center in NYC.
Recent concert highlights include Synchronicity Voyager! a commissioning project of seven world premiers for piano and percussion which was presented in New York at Christ and St. Stephens Church.
Synchronicity’s most recent tours have been throughout the United States and the Virgin Islands. Highlights include Merkin Concert Hall and Symphony Space in New York, Tribeca New Music Festival, Bar Harbor and Bridgehampton Festivals, St. Croix and concerts and educational projects in San Francisco and Northern California.
Synchronicity’s debut CD titled “Like Minds,” was featured on National Public Radio. WNYC-FM in New York interviewed the duo and NPR affiliates in Northern California broadcast two concerts from their recent tour.
Synchronicity first performed with the Grammy-award winning clarinetist, Paquito D’Rivera at Symphony Space in New York. Concert highlights include Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Tanglewood Jazz Festival which featured Garah, Greg, Paquito and Bang on a Can bassist, Robert Black performing the world premier quartet version of Paquito’s, “Conversations with Cachao”. Synchronicity premiered their Stravinsky/Bernstein Trio project with Paquito D’Rivera. These included world premier transcriptions of the Firebird and Leonard Bernstein’s, Prelude, Fugue and Riffs. Performances at the Moab Music Festival, Rockport Music Festival and European debut at the Incontri in Terra di Sienna Chamber Festival, La Foce Estate in Tuscany.
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