Gregg Kallor: Espresso Nirvana

Even when equipped with only a piano, Gregg Kallor has the ability to draw up vivid and highly evocative poetic images, and his new record, A Single Noon, exercises that ability to its full potential. The nine-movement suite is Kallor’s love letter to New York City—its streets, its subways, its coffee shops, and its unmatched energy. His impeccable piano stylings blend masterful composition and thrilling improvisations seamlessly, bridging both classical and jazz with a modern immediacy. A CD release party for A Single Noon will be held on May 30 at SubCulture.