Jonathan Karrant was named was named one of the top 12 rising jazz vocalists by Downbeat His album, On and On hit #4 on the Jazz charts. Jonathan’s album Live was recorded in Las Vegas at one of the top 10 performing art centers in the world; The Smith Center. The record was released on October 16th, 2018, and reached #2 on the iTunes Jazz Charts.
Joshua White is one of the music scene’s most creative and technically accomplished pianists. Praised by legendary musicians like Herbie Hancock as having “immense talent” and lauded for his “daring and courageous approach to improvisation. Also, placing in the top two as a finalist of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition.
Shadows Fall is a collaboration between singer Jonathan Karrant and pianist Joshua White. The 13-track album is a collection of classic standards such as Lush Life, So in Love, and I Thought About You, and features more contemporary songs not typically heard in the jazz genre like Simply the Best, I Try, and Your Smiling Face. Selections like Stop This World, show a light playfulness between Jonathan and Joshua.
While the song Detour Ahead, deliver a deep heartfelt and meaningful message. Song after song the two artists continue to complement each other through creative expression and unique phrasing.
Jonathan’s warm, rich voice soulfully wraps around and pulls the listener into the lyric. Joshua’s is a virtuoso at the piano. His brilliant playing creates mood, and as he solos, you can hear the very intent of the song. At times the two perform with such charm, humor and wit that you can visualize the smiles on their faces. Jonathan and Joshua have worked together often on stage, and this album reflects their musical connection and shared ability to create excellent art.
1. Simply the Best 4:53 (Holly Knight – Mike Chapman)
2. My Romance 2:07 (Richard Rodgers)
3. Detour Ahead 5:42 (Johnny Frigo – Herb Ellis – Lou Carter)
4. I Try 5:21 (Macy Gray – Jeremy Ruzumna – Jinsoo Lim – David Wilder)
5. Stop This World 2:40 (Mose Allyson)
6. Lush Life 5:32 (Billy Strayhorn)
7. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams 3:39 (Harry Barris – Ted Koehler – Billy Moll)
8. So in Love 3:14 (Cole Poter)
9. Your Smiling Face 2:53 (James Taylor)
10. I’m Afraid the Masquerade is Over 5:12 (David Porter )
11. I Thought About You 4:01 (Johnny Mercer – Jimmy Van Heusen)
12. My One and Only Love 5:49 (Guy Wood – Robert Mellin)
13. Being Me 3:40 (Abbey Lincoln)
Jonathan Karrant: vocal
Joshua White: piano
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At your leisure, listen to “SHADOWS FALL” by Jonathan Karrant & Joshua White.