Jeff Gardner was born in New York and has lived in Rio de Janeiro for this last 7 years. He has a long history as jazzist. He has released 12 albums in which 5 were produced in Brasil. He has performed in variety of stages in Europe, USA and Brasil with musicians such as as Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Eddie Harris, Steve Lacy, Freddie Hubbard, Bob Sheppard, Paulo Moura, Dori Caymmi, Nelson Veras and Toninho Horta.
He is showing at Womex his Brazilian project, the CD abraços, in which he counts on great Brazilians musicians. Also his work with a World trio with who he plays a combination of his tunes.
His World Trio is:
(Jeff Gardner-piano / Xavier Padilha - electric bass / Lukmil Perez - drums).
The songs are all Jeff Gardner´s songs. So now, Gardner is ready to a World tour in 2017.