FivePlay Jazz Quintet

creates original music that nourishes mind and heart. Their unique style speaks to a wide audience, from savvy listeners to those hearing jazz for the first time. FIvePlay’s repertoire ranges from burning post-bop , Afro-Cuban and Brazilian grooves to music set to poetry, atmospheric ballads, and extended, unusual compositions. Their three recordings have received extensive airplay both in the United States and abroad.

Co-led by husband and wife team guitarist/composer Tony Corman and pianist/composer Laura Klein, the members of FivePlay are long-time musical associates who have played together in numerous and varied settings. The resulting on-stage alchemy generates adventurous, interactive and exciting performances.

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Here’s what the critics are saying about FivePlay’s recordings:

“A gorgeous album with enormous heart and taste. Those arrangements are fabulous”
- Marc Myers, JazzWax

The music is memorably melodic”-Andrew Gilbert, SF Chronicle

“An exemplary effort shifting between the more straight ahead bebop and post modern…sounds that allow this formidable quintet to lay down their own artistic stamp on a truly original release.”
- Brent Black,

“FivePlay Jazz Quintet is a must for jazz lovers. Don’t miss it.”
- Don Sechelski, The Muse’s Muse

“They are charting a fresh path in the land of jazz that will be sure to attract a following.”
- O’s Place Jazz Magazine

“This is one of the best quintets I’ve listened to this year, and they get an unequivocal MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.97.”
- Dick Metcalf, Improvijazzation Nation

“FivePlay is exceptional!”
-Bonny Thomas, Sonoma Jazz Society and DJ, Sonoma Jazzin’

“This CD is a fine example of a modern day group making originals sound like the great American songbook.
-Ian Macgregor, Jazz Guitar Society of Western Australia

FivePlay, Five of Hearts and Five and More are available from CDBaby, Amazon, and ITunes.  Five and More CD cover

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