- Artist: Hard Logic
- Format: CD
- Release Date:5/13/2008
Contains 'Crudites' the 2008 Billboard World Song Contest winner in the Jazz Category! High Energy Jazz, Funk, and Jam is the best way to describe Hardlogic, the precision instrumental ensemble featuring saxman, composer Paul DeLoria. Influenced by groups like The Rippingtons, John Scofield, Soulive, and The Brecker Brothers, the group features a cast of western New York's finest musicians including Tony Castronova on electric and acoustic guitars, Dave Pinto on Bass, Greg Gilmore on keyboards, Bob Accurso on vibes and percussion, Laris Ashford on drums, and Paul on saxes and electronic wind instrument. The group plays material drawn from an arsenal of original instrumental music spanning jazz, latin, funk, celtic, fusion and beyond. Paul has played with contemporary artists such as Walt Scott (keyboardist with Tanya Tucker, Mindy McReady, and Ricky VanShelton), Nioshi Jackson, Reggie and Joseph Wooten, members of Take Six, Jack Pearson, JD Blair, Keith Horne and recording artists Big Mike and the Bootie Pappas, Deloria has participated in a number of Gospel, Blues and Jazz recordings. Members of the band have supported acts such as REO Speedwagon, Marshall Tucker, Meatloaf, Keiko Matsui, Alex Skolnik, Phoebe Snow and more in this and other groups Currently, Hardlogic is promoting 'Group Theory' as well as out supporting their debut album entitled, 'Anytime Anywhere' available now at CD Baby, Borders, iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody.com and many other music sites They have been performing at many regional festivals & clubs on the east coast, and can be heard on jazz radio and internet stations around the world as well.
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