Date: Sep 28th, 2012 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

There are times when one comes across a relatively unknown talent or group, whose performance leaves quite a lasting impression, as does young pianist/songwriter RJ and his group, The Assignment. A native of Chicago who has performed throughout the country over the last fifteen years, RJ has since settled in Las Vegas, where his shining debut, Deceiving Eyes, was recorded. Though he boasts influences from m: Bill Evans and m: Chick Corea to m: Herbie Hancock , among others, RJ has also been comfortable performing in classical, R&B, funk and other non-jazz contexts…

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RJ And The Assignment: Deceiving Eyes