Rocio Guitard, a very versatile singer and a highly respected educator based in the San Francisco Bay area, recorded for two specific reasons. While her earlier recordings found her singing originals in styles that included pop, World Music, jazz and soul, JazzDance features her transforming jazz standards into new music. Rocio is joined by her regular quartet of keyboardist-arranger Greg Sankovich, bassist Jerry Burdick, drummer Carlos Almeida and Lincoln Adler who plays all of the reeds. In addition, such guests as Ross Wilson (who doubles on trumpet and trombone), cellist Kris Yenney, and percussionists
Michael Spiro and Alex Marino.