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Christian Sands Rounds Out Critically Acclaimed Year With International Tour

Christian Sands Upcoming International Tour Dates:

 October 10 / Blue Note Milano / Milan, Italy

October 11 / Jazzclub Q4 / Rheinfelden, Germany

October 12 / Jazz Club Bix / Stuttgart, Germany

October 13 / Jazz Club Unterfahrt / Munich, Germany

October 14 / Ferrara Jazz Club / Ferrara, Italy

October 16 / Ronnie Scott’s / London, UK

October 17 / Magic Mirrors / Toulouse, France

October 18 / Tourcoing Jazz Festival / Tourcoing, France

October 19-20 / Duc Des Lombards / Paris, France

October 21 / Jamboree Jazz Club / Barcelona, Spain

October 22 / Clamore Jazz Club / Madrid, Spain

October 23 / Porgy and Bess Club / Vienna, Austria

October 31-November 13 / Jazz at Lincoln Center / Shanghai, China

 

“Sands is skilled, soulful and melodic throughout, 

his energy and spirit altering with each tune.” – VICE

 

“…pianist Christian Sands plays with a restrained touch and a rolling 

command across the entire keyboard.” – The New York Times

 

“‘REACH’ proves to be a tour de force of a debut album from a young 

musician with the highest ceiling of his generation.” – Revive Music

 

“On ‘REACH,’ Sands delves into the wide breadth

of styles he’s mastered…” – DownBeat

 

“There’s virtuosity all right, there is more heart.” – JazzTimes

 

“May his career be long and take us for the ride.” – PopMatters

 

“It’s all a bit of an advert for Sands’s diversity, but 

executed with precocious aplomb.” – The Guardian

 

“Christian Sands is a new name with a promising future and this 

recording will certainly enhance his growing reputation.” – VIBE 

 

“This is a characterfully composed, strongly played, well 

programmed album from a young man with a bright future…” – JazzWise

 

“The album turns and displays itself, resplendent 

with the myriad colours of jazz.” – RTE

 

“‘REACH,’ for example, has much to hope for from a jazz album:

the roots in the opulence of tradition, the ability to play with the material, 

and the desire for the acoustic challenge.” – Hifi Magazin Stereoplay

 

“When jazz pianist and composer Christian Sands talks about his new album, Reach, he could very well be describing the multifaceted career he has carved out for himself since childhood.” – Keyboard Magazine

 

“…one consistent factor is Sands excellent musicianship and mastery 

of telling a convincing musical story.” – Elmore Magazine

 

“At only 27, Christian Sands is reinventing the concept of what it means to be a Steinway artist as he continues to bring the solid traditions of classic piano jazz into the now with his new album ‘REACH.'” – New York Observer

 

“The effervescent Sands holds it together with invention,

wit and the drive of his rhythmic support.” – Financial Times

 

“His reach-both up and out-is long and wide, exemplified 

on this aptly named date.” – All About Jazz