Worldwide release: May 25, 2018
Recorded live off the floor at OCL Studios, Calgary, AB. Starring George Koller on Acoustic Bass, Bob Tildesley on Trumpet/Fluegalhorn, Andy Ericson on Drums and Johanna Sillanpaa featured on one of the pieces. All works are original.
Sheldon Zandboer is signed with Chronograph Records and was funded by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts grant.
- Bequia Rain
- Snakes and Liars
- Kat’s Soul
- Cat and Moose
- Tear in a Smile
- I Will Wait (featuring Johanna Sillanpaa)
- Tossa de Mar
- Rue de Saule
- Tipping the Velvet
Tipping Velvet CD was released May 25, 2018 worldwide. The CD release event occurred May 27, 2018 at the Junction . Bar . Food . Stage to a packed house. Featuring the original recording session lineup with Jason Valleau standing in for George Koller on acoustic bass.
Calgary Herald Tipping Velvet Article “Longtime jazz pianist steps into spotlight with first solo record.”
YYScene magazine: “Calgary jazz mainstay Sheldon Zandboer finally free enough to release his debut.” (pre CD release event interview)
Starpoint Magazine Review by Hans-Bern Hülsmann, Germany.
the Whole Note Magazine by Raul da Gama
- All songs written by Sheldon Zandboer
- “I Will Wait” co-written with Johanna Sillanpaa
- Producer: Kodi Hutchinson
- Co-producer: Sheldon Zandboer
- Engineering/Mixing: Spencer Cheyne
- Recorded at: OCL Studios, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Mastering by: Guy Hebert, Karisma Mastering
- Photographer: Andre Goulet
- Model: Lindsay-Marie Istace
- Package Design: Michael Dangelmaier, Red Pine Design
- Administration: Stephanie Hutchinson
- Piano Tuning: Bob Moffat/John Musselwhite
- Piano provided by: Steinway Piano Gallery Calgary
- Funding assistance: Alberta Foundation for the Arts