Lao Tizer – Diversify
(Yse Records – 2007)
by Paula Edelstein
Pianist/composer Lao Tizer unveils his latest recording DIVERSIFY this month with fourteen new songs. This collection of music features Lao’s creativity in a stylistic array of songs which culminate in a beautiful musical spectrum. From Classical to World, Tizer takes you there via a little help from his remarkable musical family and guest artists. With Jeff Kollman seated in the producer’s chair, Tizer’s performances entice you into their musical hideout and reveal several new dimensions of Tizer’s progressive musicality.
These songs are beautifully arranged check out “Diversify,” cohesive give a listen to “Ella’s First Flight,” and even fun who can deny the fun of “Summer Dayz?” With more longing for true musical virtuosity from his generation, Lao Tizer is poised to contribute a musical legacy that will be enjoyed for years to come.