CraZy WeAtheR again!
Hi there, Well I’d like to keep those “Happy Spring” wishes going, but the weather doesn’t seem to be co-operating does it? Drought-scape SoCal has rain today, the north- east had recent snow, Arkansas got flooded and it’s snowing in Chicago right now! No matter what the weather, if you’re looking for and easy relaxed night in NYC Sunday please come by my last show of the season at ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL/Stage 3 at 8:30 pm – there are even […]
Reviews for NOCTURNAL
NOCTURNAL REVIEWS: Lisa Hilton/piano, Terell Stafford/trumpet, JD Allen/sax, Gregg August/bass, Antonio Sanchez/drums “No one plays, writes of puts together a band better than Hilton. Another in a growing list of deep excellent works from Hilton.” Russ Davis/Voice of America/Jazz America with 134,000,000 listeners Hilton has, “Melodic gifts and song-form clarity as both a composer and player. Beauty of all sorts is abundant here.” Jeff Simon/Buffalo News “The album allows Hilton to demonstrate her mastery of the keyboard. While her compositions […]
Hello and Happy Spring! I realize that not everyone is getting spring time weather yet – I do wish everyone luck through any “spring” storms. It’s been wetter in the west than the last 5 years, so that’s a good thing for us. The meteorologists are still hoping for a “Miracle in March” – meaning MORE rain, but the west has made a lot of forward progress on drought recovery. Yeah! My news? NOCTURNAL continues to do well at radio […]
Thank you, thank you….
Hello! I wanted to thank EVERYONE: family/friends/neighbors/fans/Pepperdine staff/students and ULTRA fans who flew in from out of town, to the performance Friday night at Pepperdine University/Smothers Theatre. It was a lot of fun for me to be back in Malibu with my “home court advantage” – Pepperdine was one of the first major theatres I played 16 years ago. I loved hearing remarks afterwards – this was my favorite: “I felt like I just had a brain massage!” That puts […]
IMG_6008_FINAL Hi There, Hope you had a nice weekend. I did a big 2 hour bike ride on the beach – so fun! Back to work today! I’m getting really excited about my upcoming performances – practicing away has been a lot of fun, but of course that’s what pianists enjoy doing! I really like the music a lot, and I hope everyone else will too. Here are the dates and times again – PLEASE pass the information to any […]
Nocturnal Music Video Released!
I am happy to announce the completion of the music video for my song Nocturnal. Directed by James Grant, and shot by Cinematographer Blake Gaytan, the video delves into the spirit of the night and the many themes that the cover of darkness embodies. Take a look and enjoy!
NOCTURNAL REVIEWS so far…..
EARLY REVIEWS FOR NOCTURNAL “No one plays, writes or puts together a band better than this great, talented lady! NOCTURNAL is another in a growing list of deep excellent works from Hilton.” Russ Davis/Voice of America “NOCTURNAL is simply phenomenal. The composing and playing on this album is a tour de force. A quantum lead forward outward and upward for Hilton as a composer and she and her band have executed it flawlessly – truly an amazing group producing truly […]
THANK YOU TO RADIO EVERYWHERE!
Hi There! Did you enjoy the SuperBowl? I think it’s always more fun to have a closer game – like last year, but the weather in California was spectacular for a February day and I liked GaGa’s arrangement of our anthem too. Here’s a photo from NYC last month with JD Allen on tenor sax, Ben Williams on bass, Ingrid Jensen on trumpet and Rudy Royston on drums at Carnegie Hall. We had a great time! We had the same […]