A second shout for Andrew York! He performed here recently, and I enjoyed it a lot.
I'd just add that he publishes and has compositions that are accessible even at my level. I was given "Snowflight" and "Spider Dance". The first is haunting and beautiful. The second is a technical challenge for me because it's in 7/8.
I haven't seen anyone mention Gary Ryan. Here's something I find quite interesting:
edit: cleaned my glasses... and now I see Gary Ryan mentioned three posts up.
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." -Sir Isaac Newton
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