Listen to “Esbjörn”:
Songwriter/composer Jeff Torbert’s compositions unfold like stories, sharing style and spirit with other great storytelling musicians such as Bill Frisell and Pat Metheny. Torbert’s 5-piece ensemble is sets just the right mood for the lovers of melodic contemporary jazz. Torbert also performs solo classical guitar favourites for ceremonies, and runs Jukebox, a band covering the best of Chaka Khan, the Beatles, Marvin Gaye, James Brown and more – perfect for upbeat receptions.
ensemble size: solo to sextet
style: contemporary singer/songwriter, melodic jazz
sounds sort of like: Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny, EST, The Bad Plus