FutureVisions

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Michael Zaporski's FutureVisions
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Background Information

Origin

Detroit

Genre

Jazz

Years Active

2002 - Present

Record Label

Members

Michael Zaporski - piano
Nathan Zaporski - saxophone
Joshua James - saxophones
Kurt Krahnke - bass
Jesse Kramer - drums

Website

acousticmadnessband.com

About

FutureVisions lead by Michael Zaporski merges American jazz traditions with African rhythms and haunting melodies. Zaporski with FutureVisions has garnered headlining performances at jazz festivals and colleges and has released several recordings—including one for orchestra, chorus, and jazz quartet.

Serving as the pianist for the late Detroit saxophonist Sam Sanders, Zaporski traveled to West Africa, playing and teaching jazz through the U.S. State Department. This long-time association lead to performances with such renowned jazz artists as Jackie McLean, Frank Foster, Art Blakey, Pharaoh Sanders, and Donald Byrd.


Discography

CD's/Digital downloads:

  • Two Worlds (2017) cdbaby
  • Reminiscence - Michael Zaporski and FutureVisions (2006)
  • The Prophet: A Spiritual in Jazz - Michael Zaporski (2006)
  • Insight (2003) Amazon
  • Raising the American Standard (2002) Amazon

Videos

External Links

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