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Jazz, Pictures and Poems — John Nyerges ©2008 J. Nyerges, NBR Jazz (BMI)

All new original music by John with Clay Jenkins—trumpet, Mike Karn—tenor sax, Jeff Campbell—bass, & Rich Thompson—drums.

“My second release as a leader. This is music the way I like to play and hear it — melodic with interesting harmonic changes, but always musical and passionate. It contains acoustic bass and acoustic piano, drums, trumpet, tenor saxophone, and trombone. I hope this classic jazz sounding group and the compositions on it will be timeless and keep your interest on repeated listenings.”

  1. Monk’s Blues — for Monk [MP3]
  2. Modern Times [MP3]
  3. Time’s Up [MP3]
  4. Life [MP3]
  5. Sense of Loss — for Bob Stata [MP3]
  6. Impetuoso — for Vince Ercolamento [MP3]
  7. “Li’l E” — for Ian Nelson Buckles [MP3]
  8. Prayer Song — for Lena Nyerges [MP3]
  9. Straight from the Heart
  10. Tribute — for Don Grolnick [MP3]
  11. Away from the City

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Point of View — John Nyerges ©1991 NBR Jazz

“My first solo release. Features all originals with piano and sax as main soloists plus bass & drums. This CD pays homage to some of the composers that influenced my earlier writing. It contains a mixture of straight ahead jazz trio tunes such as “Swing Shift” and “One For Josh” (for my son Josh) , “A Moment In Time” — a funk trio tune (ala Joe Sample), “Sambelissa” - a modern samba (title a play on words ‘samba’ and daughter ‘Elissa’) ala Chick Corea, “All The Way” — a Jazz-Pop ballad with Gospel inflections, “Scenic View” & “Song For Carina” (another daughter) ala The Yellowjackets, and “In Search Of A Word” — written after listening to sax great Kirk Whalum. “Where The Heart Is” is kind of a statement, the answer being “Home Is Where The…a ballad written in honor of my parents.

It features great work by Brian Scanlon—tenor & alto sax, Ron France—bass, & Wilby Fletcher, Jr.—drums.

  1. Sambelissa [Sheet Music PDF]
  2. A Moment In Time [MP3] [Sheet Music PDF]
  3. Scenic View [MP3]
  4. All The Way [Sheet Music PDF]
  5. Song For Carina [MP3] [Sheet Music PDF]
  6. New World [Sheet Music PDF]
  7. Swing Shift [MP3] [Sheet Music PDF]
  8. In Search Of A Word [Sheet Music PDF]
  9. One For Josh [MP3]
  10. Where The Heart Is [MP3]

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Jazz, Pictures and Poems

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

RPO 75th Anniversary

RPO Holiday Pops Live

RPO Holiday Pops Live II


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Larry Garlington — Crossing Jordan
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New Energy Jazz Orchestra — Celestial Boogie


Herb Smith — The Trumpet Shall Sound

New Energy Jazz Orchestra — The Sands of Time

Dave Glasser — Evolution


Rick Holland & Evan Dobbins — In Time’s Shadow

Captiol Quartet — Dig
“This features the same rhythm section as on my new CD.” Learn More

Phill Freeman — It’s Time To Get Ready For Love
“This features the same rhythm section as on my new CD, and many piano solos.” CD Baby.


Allen Vizzutti — Jazz Tracks

Nancy Kelly — Singin’ and Swingin’
“On Amherst Records, I’m on a few cuts on this date. Played in her group for a few years.” Learn More.

Madeline Forster — Just You Just Me
“I’m playing on about half of this record, and arranged four of the tracks.” Learn More.


Cindy Bradley — Just a Little Bit

Tyzik Conducts Chamber Jazz Learn More.

Eastman Jazz 96 — Take the Next Step


NBR Mixing and Mastering

Rich Thompson Trio — Generations
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