Brian Lynch and Spheres Of Influence Harlem in the Himalayas
"When you're as dynamic and flexible a trumpeter as Lynch, everyone wants you" - The New Yorker
Brian Lynch, trumpet
Zaccai Curtis, piano
Luques Curtis, bass
Pete Van Nostrand, drums
Brian Lynch is a Grammy Award-winning New York based jazz trumpeter, currently touring and recording as a member of the Phil Woods Quintet and Eddie Palmieri's Afro-Caribbean Jazz group. Lynch also appears with various other bands including the "Latin Side Of Miles" project he co-leads with trombonist Conrad Herwig. In recent years Lynch has worked with Buena Vista Social Club alumnus Barbarito Torres, recorded with dance remixers Joe Claussell, Little Louie Vega and the influential Latin alternative group Yerba Buena. He arranged for Japanese pop star Mika Nakashima and producer Shinichi Osawa, has written string charts for Phil Woods, and has played with such pop luminaries as Maxwell, Prince, and Sheila E. In 2007, Brian Lynch earned the Best Latin Jazz Album of the Year Grammy for his album, The Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Recording Project: Simpatico, at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards.