The Boston-based Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds they aspire to connect the listeners and performers through sharing a music that is rich on many levels, both musically and emotionally.
Mixed among the diverse original compositions in their repertoire are also re-interpretations of songs by bands such as the Beatles and Radiohead.
Nick Grondin Group Live at the Beehive Photos by Mark Wilson - Audio Samples - Click Play button! Strawberry Fields Forever Solea Going Out - More Samples Below - - Photos from the CD RELEASE Concert @ REGATTABAR on Thursday, August 6th, Featuring the Nick Grondin Group --!>
“I love the tone painting aspects of it. Beautiful harmonies and the way the voice is integrated as a wordless instrument is great.” – Jon Cowherd, pianist and composer of the Brian Blade FellowshipThe group was born in the summer of 2007 when Down Beat Magazine and ASCAP Young Jazz Composer award-winning jazz guitarist and composer Nick Grondin assembled a team of his colleagues then completing their Masters degrees at the New England Conservatory in Boston. --- Live Performances at: The Regattabar - Cambridge, MA Boston Common - Boston, MA 1 Lincoln Center - New York, NY Shrine - New York, NY The Beehive – Boston, MA The Press Room – Portsmouth, NH The Savant Project – Boston, MA The Lily Pad – Cambridge, MA New England Conservatory – Boston, MA Tracks from Septet Recording Session Open Waters Sweet Dreams (short version) Pour Laurent So Close, So Far Sweet Dreams (full version) Photos by Joe Musacchia