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For Diane—Piano Solos for Diane Moser on Minus Zero
MINUS ZERO Presents
FOR DIANE Piano
Solos for Diane Moser
FOR DIANE is
a compilation album dedicated to the memory and legacy of Diane Moser.
The album features seven virtuoso pianists performing solo tributes to
Diane as gestures of respect, love, and admiration.
Diane was an
incredible force coming out of the New Jersey tristate area, both as a
pianist and bandleader, as well as an educator, community activist,
mother, and nature enthusiast. She is remembered by all who encountered
her as an incredibly warm person, who was always extremely encouraging of
other musicians' individuality and creativity. Diane was also a fierce
supporter of women’s rights and was very enthusiastic about Minus
Zero’s mission of raising funds for Planned Parenthood. Diane’s
contributions to the label can be heard on For My
Mother and Top of the Head. FOR
DIANE features the artistry of Satoko Fujii, Carol
Liebowitz, Ricardo Gallo, Mara Rosenbloom, Dred Scott, Virg Dzurinko, and
Kazzrie Jaxen, each offering their own musical tribute to the New Jersey
pianist. Like Diane, these are individuals who have dedicated their life
to making the world a better place through music. Diane said this
about her masterful 2018 album, Birdsongs: “I wanted
this recording to have a healing effect on those who listen. Our world is
overrun with all kinds of sounds that are not always good for your
health, or mental and emotional well-being. I wanted this recording to be
a respite from that, so that those who listen can feel relieved from
their daily stress and feel refreshed and positive.”
DIANE was conceived in the same spirit of
healing through music. All proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood
through Minus Zero.
Listen to a bit of FOR DIANE or purchase the album ($10 USD) HERE.