Lee Tomboulian

Interference

by The Weekly Reeders

Released 2016
Miles High
Released 2016
Miles High

Return to Whenever

by Lee Tomboulian and Circo

Released 2007
Released 2007
Jazz infused with Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and Uruguayan rhythms with fresh harmonic movement and unusual melodies.
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Lee Tomboulian is the leader of Circo, composer, accordionist and pianist. Raised on Mozart and dixieland, Lee has played with Kenny Wheeler, Benny Golson, Nat Adderley, Pharoah Sanders, Eddie Harris and Andrea Bocelli, to name a few. He has attended the Naropa Institute and UNT where he was the weirdest pianist the world-famous One O'Clock Lab Band ever had (Lab 1997). He taught jazz piano and improvisation at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music for six years.


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Imaginarium

by Lee Tomboulian

Released 2013
Released 2013
Humor, originality, mastery, and chops play into this solo piano recording. Choice accordion on a few songs adds spice to an already tasty combination of jazz, classical and pop music, peppered with Brazilian compositions. Brilliant!

North/South Convergence

by Circo

Released 2001
The Betty Shop
Released 2001
The Betty Shop
North American jazz harmonies meet South American rhythms and soaring melodies to create this new and energetic sound. CD produced by Hugo Fattoruso, grammy-winning musical director with Milton Nascimento.
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Circo is an elegant yet robust sythesis of North American, Uruguayan and Brazilian jazz. Influenced by an eclectic array of jazz greats from both sides of the Equator, the compositions are truly original.

The band, consisting of sax, vocals, accordion or piano, bass, percussionist and drums has been together since 1995.
Lee Tomboulian is the mastermind behind the group, the accordion-wielding auteur. Raised on Mozart, Harry Belafonte and Spike Jones, Lee as a world-class mainstream jazz …
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