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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: January 7, 1952

A major force in the Los Angeles jazz community since the late 1990s, pianist-composer George Kahn recently released his sixth CD, Cover Up! Made available through his Playing Records label, Cover Up! features Kahn's trio with bassist Brian Bromberg and drummer Alex Acuna, plus occasional guests. The brilliant lineup of players interprets four catchy originals as well as some surprising , recognizable rock tunes that are transformed into jazz.

“People always respond to songs they know,” says George Kahn. “Thinking about it, I realized that I'd always wanted to create jazz versions of tunes that one does not normally hear in a jazz setting. Rather than perform ‘Stella By Starlight' or ‘Autumn Leaves' yet again, I thought it would be fun to play songs that I liked while I was growing up, usually from the late 1960s and early ‘70s and some newer tunes. I settled on songs by Cream, Pink Floyd, Bill Withers and John Mayer along with the Beatles.”...
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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationCulver City, CA

Clinic/Workshop InformationBasics of Jazz Improvization The Art of Comping

Music

Featured recording “Jazz & Blues Revue”

Jazz & Blues Revue

Self Produced
2014
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    Jazz & Blues Revue

    Self Produced
    2014
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    Secrets from the Jazz Ghetto

    Playing Records
    2010
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    Cover Up!

    Playing Records
    2009
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    ...Compared to What?

    Playing Records
    2004
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