Adrian Lory's first album, "The Canary & the Bull", serves as a bold introduction to his unique style. Through his masterful improvisation, Lory creates a rhythmic and highly narrative experience for the listener. The album invites us into a world where the boundaries between sound and story blur, leaving us captivated and enthralled.
In his second album, "Here to Stay for a While", the artist takes us on a different musical expedition. Exploring a sweeter and more acoustic territory, Lory presents a series of piano improvisations that showcase his virtuosity and emotional depth. With the subtle addition of synths on track 8, contributed by William Benckert, the album offers a delicate balance between tradition and experimentation. Eivind Opsvik and Rafael Barata's bass and drums on track 7 add an extra layer of richness to Lory's compositions.
Adrian Lory's musical journey has been shaped by the guidance of influential mentors. During his early training at the Manhattan School of Music, he had the privilege of studying under renowned saxophonist Steve Slagle, pianist Harold Danko, and composer Rich De Rosa. More recently, Lory has found inspiration and mentorship from David Binney, leading to exciting collaborations on several singles. Binney's production and contributions, along with the remarkable talent of guitarist Adam Ratner, bassist Logan Kane, drummer Benjamin Ring, vocalist Jane Paknia, and fellow keyboardist Paul Cornish, have resulted in mesmerizing tracks that showcase Lory's growth as an artist.
The latest offering from Adrian Lory, the track 'Searching For You,' is a testament to his evolving artistry. Featuring the ethereal vocals of Jane Paknia and the soulful saxophone of David Binney, the song takes us on an emotional journey through its enchanting melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Paul Cornish did the intricate keyboard work on the synthesizer, creating a lush musical landscape that perfectly complements the vocal and saxophone performances. 'Searching For You' is a testament to Lory's ability to evoke deep emotions through his music.