Lenore Raphael has been compared to swinging pianists like Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Bill Evans, etc.
Born in NYC, she started performing at the age of 7 playing classical music and making a debut at Carnegie Hall.
She was attracted to jazz and later on studied with jazz greats Barry Harris and Mike Longo.
She has performed at such prestigious jazz venues as Jazz At Lincoln Center, Birdland, Arturo Sandoval's, The East Coast Jazz Festival. the S.S. Oosterdam jazz cruise, The Ottawa International Jazz Festival and more.
She has been cited by radioiojazz.com as one of the most influential jazz pianists today…Dr. Mike has been quoted saying "she always swings and plays with emotional intensity and joy."
"Raphaeo is simply one of the best pianists playing in the mainstream/bebop genre"…John Gilbert, Writer, SONY/Columbia, AllAboutJazz, Ejazznews.
Her CD's have been on top jazz playlists, including the top #7 on XM Satellite Real Jazz.
The Whole Truth - 2000 - Swingin' Fox Music, Inc www.swinginfox.com
Reflections - 2002 - Swingin' Fox Music, Inc www.swinginfox.com
Wingin' It- 2004 - Swingin' Fox Music, Inc www.swinginfox.com
A Beautiful Friendship - 2006 - Swingin' Fox Music www.swinginfox.com
Invitation - 2008 - Swingin' Fox Music, Inc www.swinginfox.com
NEW - Class Act - Swingin' Fox Music, Inc www.swinginfox.com
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Artist website www.lenoreraphael.com
She has performed all over the country to
sold out audiences and continues to expand her fan base beyond the USA.
This album was a top pick as international TOP RELEASE for 2009 on CKCU FM
Recently Lenore was named artistic director for a monthly jazz series at St. Michael's church in New York City.
Her record label, Swingin' Fox usic has also re-mastered and re-issued her first CD, The Whole Truth.
Lenore tours continually including USA, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe
Press & promotions contact - Len Martin
Len Martin Promotion
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