Marc Cary

Marc Anthony Cary ( born January 29, 1967 in New York City ) is an American jazz pianist and arranger.

Life and work

Marc grew up in Washington, D.C. and began his career working in the local go-go scene, he worked with the support of Mickey bass and Beaver Harris in New York City. From the early 1990s he performed with Art Taylor, Betty Carter and Roy Hargrove ( The Vibe, 1992) on. In 1994 he was accompanist and arranger of Abbey Lincoln. In the same year his debut album appeared on Cary, participated in the inter alia, Roy Hargrove, Ron Blake and Dwayne Burno. This was followed by the late 1990s, two productions for the label Arabesque, lists ( with Terell Stafford) and The Antidote. After a Electronica Project (Rhodes Ahead ), he began in 2000 to work with an acoustic piano trio.

Cary currently heads (2012 ) the Focus Trio with drummer and bassist Tarus Mateen Duane King. In his music he works - influenced by Randy Weston and McCoy Tyner - post-bop with Afro-Cuban rhythms and electronic grooves.

Disco Graphical Notes

  • Cary On ( Enja, 1995)
  • The Magician ( Enja, 1996)
  • Who Used to Dance ( PolyGram / ​​Nerve, 1997)
  • Lists ( Arabesque, 1997)
  • The Antidote ( Arabesque, 1998)
  • Indigenous People ' ( Jazzateria, 1999)
  • Trillium ( Jazzateria, 2000)
  • Rhodes Ahead ( Jazzateria, 2000)
  • Focus ( Motema, 2006)
  • Focus Trio Live 2009 ( Motema, 2009)