The Prangins Jazz Associates (formerly the Farbel Jazz Associates) have made music together for nearly the past decade. At the helm of the band is Mr Tom Schut, whose pianistry has both classical and jazz formation from the United States, CH, and his native land, the Netherlands.
Piano, arranger, bandleader
Tom Schut, whose pianistry has both classical and jazz formation from the United States, CH, and his native land, the Netherlands
Daphne Gayle is the heart of the musicality behind the Prangins Jazz Associates. a native of Maine, USA, Daphne Gayle (formerly Daphne Nichols) has performed in settings across the world as soloist, composer, accompanist and choir member, and is in her third year as lead vocalist for the PJA.
Simon Hunt is an organist, trumpeter and teacher from the UK.
David Cooke started playing double bass at university in Nottingham (UK) and his enthusiasm for the instrument has never waned. With an extensive collection of jazz recordings, Cooke’s main influences on bass include Ray Brown, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Charlie Haden and Christian McBride.
Calen Gayle loves jazz. And flute… And truth.. And beauty… Here’s his personal website.
Chicago-born Daniel Casey (drums) has lived in Europe since 1997. He is largely self-taught but has studied privately with Conor Guilfoyle (IR), Joost Lybaart (NL), Jeff Stitely and Joel Spencer (USA) and attended workshops by Bill Stewart, Ralph Irizarry, Kiko Freitas and Keith Copeland.
Just under, there’s some sound tracks that the Prangins Jazz group recorded :
Cheek to Cheek
Every Time we Say Goodbye – Instrumental
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