David Ryshpan, Vox Sambou / Trio Bruxo

David Ryshpan keyboard player

David Ryshpan is a multifaceted Canadian musician whose talents extend to being a pianist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, and DJ. Born in Toronto.  David has collaborated with a range of artists, including the likes of Vox Sambou, Jorge Ben Jor, and Trio Bruxo, showcasing his versatility across different musical landscapes. We go from Beijing to Brazil in this discussion, with a side-trip to Tokyo, hope you enjoy it.

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):  

Getting into jazz at the age of 9
Playing matinee gigs at The Rex as a teenager
Dave Brubeck – Strange Meadow Lark
David’s technique and why it was less than optimal
David’s video on avoiding the ‘chicken dance’ with keyboard fingering
On developing a passion for Brazilian Jazz
Djavan – Tem Boi na Linha
David at Blue Note Tokyo with Jorge Ben Jor 2014
Working with Vox Sambou
The amazing Oktoecho
Oktoecho – Transcestral

Tag a Keyboard Player:  Ric’key Pageot; Camille Gélinas (www.instagram.com/cam.geli); David Osei-Afrifa (www.instagram.com/david.osei.afrifa)

Desert Island Discs: Herbie Hancock – Thrust; Stevie Wonder – Innervisions; Willie Colón & Ruben Blades – Siembra; Djavan – Alumbramento; Guillermo Klein – Carrera

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