Piano sensation Carson Wagner beautifully interprets great songs of praise, both new and old. The arrangements were all prepared by Carson Wagner and is influenced by his love for jazz and gospel music, but also reflects his classical training. Recorded in Nashvile at Dark Horse Recording and The Velvet Room, this CD blends beautiful solo piano pieces with full band arrangements in jazz and swing styles. Carson Wagner hails from Tulsa, OK and is fast making a name for himself in gospel music circles throughout the South. He has performed in churches and in social settings in over a dozen states always presenting stunning and entertaining performance for his audience.
About the Artist
The players include some of Nasville's finest musicians. The drums were perfomed by Jack Gavin. Modern Drummer magazine calls Gavin "one of the five top drummers in the country music industry." Gavin is a Gretsch artist. Andy Reiss peforms on the guitar on "He Is Exalted!". Andy first worked on a Slim Pickens recording that featured the Jordanaires, Pete Wade, Charlie McCoy, Pig Robbins, Bob Moore, and Drake. Two decades followed as a session musician in Nashville. Reiss contributed to numerous recordings, among them "Does He Love You" by Reba McEntire and Linda Davis and "Amazing Grace" by B.J. Thomas. Both records took home a Grammy Award. Bass guitar was played by Dave Fowler. B3: Bill Cuomo; Vocals: Kelly Schoenfeld & Nannette Bohannon; Sax: Mark Douthit; Trumpet: George Tidwell