Jazz in the key of puffins: Pianist's new album inspired by the North Atlantic
Have a First Listen to Florian Hoefner's Coldwater Stories
Since jazz pianist Florian Hoefner moved to St. John's a few years ago, he's been spending a lot of time in the great Newfoundland outdoors.
"I love watching wildlife — whales, seabirds, moose," said Hoefner.
Hoefner has taken his experiences in nature and translated them into impressionistic modern jazz.
The result is an album for solo piano called Coldwater Stories.
Have a listen to Florian Hoefner's conversation with Weekend AM host Heather Barrett.
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