The piano and percussion duo Synchronicity is comprised of brothers Garah and Gregory Landes. The ensemble fuses classical and jazz music into an exciting and highly visual experience. Synchronicity commissions, composes, and transcribes music that suits their unique instrumentation.

Synchronicity premiers a diverse range of new music by established and emerging composers including Matthew James Briggs, Edmund Cioneck, Paquito D'Rivera, Ken Eberhard, Minimum Security Composers Roshanne Etezady and Adam Silverman, John Lampkin, Garah Landes, Scottish-based composer, Richard Michael, New Zealand-based composer, John Psathas, Elliot Schwartz, Roland Vazquez and Carolyn Yarnell.

In 2001, Synchronicity made their San Francisco debut followed by a twelve-day tour of California. Since 2001, Synchronicity has made a New York debut at Merkin Hall, performed nationally, and conducted masterclasses, workshops, and educational programs. Garah and Greg were awarded inclusion to the artist roster for the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Artists-in-Education residency program. Synchronicity returned to San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma for a concert tour in November of 2003.

Synchronicity’s debut CD titled “Like Minds,” was featured on National Public Radio. WNYC-FM in New York interviewed the duo on “Soundcheck,” and NPR affiliates in Northern California broadcast two concerts from their recent tour. WNYE TV in New York featured Synchronicity on their program “Bright Lights, Big City.”

Synchronicity was featured at the 2004 Bar Harbor Music Festival in their 21st Annual New Composers Forum and Concert. The New Voices Collective presented Garah and Greg at New York's Symphony Space in the fall of 2004.

Synchronicity performed at the 2005 Bridgehampton Music Festival and returned to the Bar Harbor Music Festival as the first ensemble to be engaged in consecutive seasons. Synchronicity performed at The Tribeca New Music Festival and returned to Symphony Space in 2006 with the Grammy-award winning clarinetist, Paquito D'Rivera. Upcoming concert highlights in the metropolitan area include The Jazz at Lincoln Center series as guest artists with clarinetist, Paquito D'Rivera.


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