“Albums like Chalkboard Destiny scream for attention and praise.” –JazzWeekly
“A recording that is simply one of the best of the year.” –All About Jazz
“One of the Top Ten Albums I have ever heard…JD Allen’s jaw-dropping fluidity is the perfect and equal compliment to Lisa Hilton’s piano. Rudy Royston and Luques Curtis are equally instrumental in the genius synergy…” –KVNF Radio
“We live in a time of constant change,” states award winning composer/acclaimed pianist, Lisa Hilton, “Which can positively prompt creativity.” Chalkboard Destiny showcases Hilton’s expressive and creative compositions that seamlessly explore jazz, blues, classical & modernist ideas while showcasing tenor saxophonist JD Allen’s explosive virtuosity, Rudy Royston’s dynamic drums and the booming bass of Luques Curtis alongside Hilton’s flowing and swinging piano. Top players finding new ways of using traditional ideas in an impressive album. Sounds like destiny.
Tracks include: Rush Hour Rhapsody, Sympathy for Blues, Chalkboard Destiny, Temporary Lullaby, Blue Boy, Tropic of Tango, Waltz from Nowhere, Myths & Fantasy, Café Au Mojo, Adventures & Alibis
CHALKBOARD DESTINY SHOW DATES:
January 9, 2020:
CARNEGIE HALL / WEILL HALL / NYC / 8PM
SF JAZZ / San Francisco, CA / 8PM
KUUMBWA JAZZ CENTER / Santa Cruz, CA / 7:30PM
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY / Malibu, CA / 8PM
THE RED ROOM AT CAFÉ 939 / Boston, MA/ 8PM
BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS / Chicago / 6PM
Listen to Lisa Hilton, Chalkboard Destiny on all streaming services.