An arboretum is a collection of trees composed for the purpose of scientific exploration and study. This album is a collection of pieces which were composed with a collection of synthesizers utilized as a creative arboretum.
Improvisations and composition by Garrison on the Prophet 6, Moog Sub 37, Kiwi Juno 106, Kiwi JX-3P, Kiwi JX-8P, Boomstar SEM, Boomstar 4075, Dreadbox Erebus, Oberheim OB-3. Ukulele, flute and violin by Chad Wilkins Band on "Undergrowth". Produced recorded and mixed at Invincible Recording Studio Ph AZ by Liv S Khalsa.
Garrison Jones with Quantum Dream "You Thing You Know" Music Video
Garrison Jones with Quantum Dream "Undergrowth" Music Video
Phoenix native Garrison Jones is a jazz pianist, singer and composer. He is member of the Phoenix Electronic-Jazz band House of Stairs, and he handles the roles of keyboardist, synth bassist and background vocalist alongside collaborators Holly Pyle and Stephen Avalos. He is also a member of the local Improvisational Jazz/Hip-Hop group, MAKE BEATS. As a graduate of the ASU Music program, Garrison had the opportunity to study with Raul Yanez and also the Director of Jazz studies, Michael Kocour. It was during this time that he developed his skills as a pianist and at times a Hammond B3 Organist. He is also very involved in teaching privately himself and educates his students in a way that allows for their creativity to develop as well as their technical ability. He constantly aims to develop himself as a solo artist as well as collaborator. One of his most recent engagements was co-producing and arranging for Colorado funk band J-Calvin down at Wavelab Studios in Tucson, AZ Garrison is also a composer himself and he takes inspiration from a wide spectrum of music including Classical, Jazz, Indie Rock and even Electronic music. He recently released an album of ambient electronic instrumental music entitled Arboretum for the label Invincible Recordings. You can see him perform at such venues as the Hyatt Regency Gainey Ranch, The Vig Arcadia and Kazimierz Wine Bar.