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Team and Variations

Team and Variations

Isaac Darche

Label: Challenge Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917339529
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Catalog number: CR 73395
Releasedate: 12-09-14
Team & Variation contains five originals, with melodies that are memorable and singable, yet use uncommon rhythmic and harmonic phrases.
 
  • Team & Variations is the debut of American Guitar player on Challenge Records and contains five originals, with melodies that are memorable and singable, yet use uncommon rhythmic and harmonic phrases.
  • Darche studied with Jazz legends such as Kenny Burrell and Billy Higgins at UCLA
  • He has received numerous distinctions including a Gluck Fellowship of the Performing Arts and Kennedy Center's Jazz Ahead program.
  • Since 2005 Darche's living in NYC where he had the opportunity to perform with many great musicians including Keith Carlock, Sean Wayland, Mark Ferber, Randy Ingram, Curtis Fowlkes, Leron Thomas and Ambrose Akinmusire.
Team & Variation contains five originals, with melodies that are memorable and singable, yet use uncommon rhythmic and harmonic phrases.

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Isaac Darche was raised in San Anselmo, California. He studied with jazz legends Kenny Burrell and Billy Higgins at UCLA. He has received numerous distinctions including a Gluck Fellowship for the Performing Artsand Kennedy Center's Jazz Ahead program. He is sponsored by David Bunker Guitars, a Seattle-based luthier. He has lived in New York since 2005.

Isaac began his musical training at age 7 on the clarinet. He switched to the saxophone and began learning jazz soon after. Isaac started guitar lessons at age 10. He played both instruments until college.

Isaac received a degree in Jazz Performance from UCLA in 2004. There he studied with Kenny Burrell, the head of the Jazz Program, for three years. He also studied with Anhony Wilson (Diana Krall) for three years. He had the opportunity to study with Billy Higgins in the fall of 2000, a short time before his passing.

Isaac moved to New York in 2005. He has had the opportunity to perfom with many great musicians including Keith Carlock, Sean Wayland, Mark Ferber, Randy Ingram, Curtis Fowlkes, Leron Thomas and Abrose Akinmusire. He has performed at many of New York's top venues including the 55 Bar, the Garage, Fat Cat and the Stone.