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Alyse and Robert have been making music together for many years and their live performances always provide a soulful & engaging musical experience.
They share a love of Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and American Jazz & Popular music, as well as Classical music, and you will hear all of those influences. They are both composers, and mix in their original pieces in performance.
Together, they have performed at Ojai Underground Exchange, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Libretto Paso Robles, The Grape, The Lost Chord, Canary Hotel, Bacara Resort, University Club Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills “Affair in the Gardens,” Chevy Chase Country Club “Jazz Nights,” LA Museum of Natural History, Campus Jax, UUC of Santa Clarita, Casa Arjona, The Loft Gallery, Mt. Olive “Jazz Vespers,” Northridge UMC “Jazz Vespers,” Martin Cohen’s “Jewish Cuba” photo exhibition opening, "Z" Space Minneanapolis, Cafe Violetto Coral Gables, Prosperity Pie Portland, Altadena “Artist’s Open Studios,” Beverly Hills "Affair in the Garden" Art show and "The Conference Room."
Look for the March 24, 2023 release of their debut album "Tuesday's Child."
Alyse is known for her creative and melodic improvisations, sensitive accompaniments and deep rhythmic grooves. She began playing professionally at age 14 and has since worked with a diverse mix of artists. She completed a BA in Studio Music & Jazz Piano Performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music in 1990 and an MFA in Jazz Piano Performance from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Herb Alpert School of Music in 1992. She has performed with many of the elite Jazz, Brazilian & Salsa bands in her former home bases of Miami and Los Angeles and continues to do so in Ojai, CA, where she currently resides. Her musical career continues to take her ALL over the world.
Robert is known for his unique warm sound, melodic style, and his ability to harmoniously cross musical borders. His lyricism and passion are evident in whatever situation he finds himself. His performance & recording credits include work with the biggest stars in the world of music. He travels internationally, playing many of the most famous clubs and festivals around the world.
Robert has ten CD’s out under his own name and has a long list of arranging & production credits.