PURE HEART QUOTES FROM RECENT REVIEWS
“(In PURE HEART) There is...more spark, wit and passion in the playing than strangers ought ever to be able to manage, and for that Carney deserves a critics poll category of his own: Best Blend of Players for a Studio Project.” - J.D. Considine, Downbeat
“PURE HEART is another outstanding chapter in a story that deserves more attention among listeners drawn to serious, engaging creative music. James Carney remains quietly essential.” - Will Layman, Popmatters
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James Carney is an award-winning pianist and composer currently living and working in New York City. Carney has cultivated a reputation for developing an original, polystylistic approach to making music - a philosophy that respects and explores both tradition and the avant-garde. Lauded in the Los Angeles and New York Times, Carney has recorded 8 albums as a leader.
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“Mr. Carney is a sharp pianist and a broadly imaginative conceptualist and composer.” - New York Times
— Nate Chinen