Mahesh Balasooriya -Piano, Hamilton Price -Bass, Dan Shenall-Drums.
Mahesh has played and worked with so many jazz greats includingArturo Sandvel, Christian Mc Bride, Larry Goldings, Roy Hargrove, John Clayton, Eddie Daniels, Johnny Mandel, Randy Brecker, Eric Reed, Hubert Laws, Patti Austin; He has been quoted by jazz radio sponsor Chuck Niles as "The Charlie Parker of Sri Lanka"; Mahesh also been opening acts for Wayne Shorter Elvin Jones, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder,John Williams, Oscar De La Hoya, Phil Ramone, President Clinton, Hilary Clinton, Richard Riordin, and Several appearances at theDisney Hall, Greek Theater ,Kodac Theater Hollywood Bowl. He has been selected to do major recording projects at Paramount studios, Universal music productions, and Sony studio
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