Primary Instrument: Piano
Recipient of the Silpathorn Contemporary Artist Award 2009, jazz pianist and composer, Denny Euprasert, is currently the Dean of Rangsit University Conservatory of Music and the conductor of RSU Jazz Orchestra. He is a Yamaha Artist endorsing Yamaha acoustic pianos and Yamaha keyboards.
Denny earned a Doctorate degree in Music Theory and Composition with a secondary emphasis in Jazz Pedagogy from University of Northern Colorado, a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Jazz Piano Performance from Cornish College of the Arts, USA.
Having performed with David Liebman, Nicholas Payton, Maria Schneider, Bob Brookmeyer, Deborah Brown, Kenny Wheeler, Mike Stern, Chris Minh Doky, Joris Teepe, Benny Golson, and Eric Marienthal, he is also featured regularly as a piano soloist with symphony orchestras.
Recent festival appearances as a leader include headlining at the Bangkok Jazz Festival, the Hua Hin Jazz Festival, and the Taichung Jazz Festival in Taiwan.
Denny's CD Masterpiece received the Kom Chad Luek Award for Best Instrumental Album 2008; the album features unique jazz arrangements of Asanee-Wason's music.
He has composed numerous works for piano solo, piano and orchestra, chamber groups, chorus, jazz ensemble, jazz orchestra, voice and piano, and contemporary media.
'S Wonderful (GMM Grammy, 2009)
Masterpiece (GMM Grammy, 2008)
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Doctor of Arts in Music Theory and Composition with a secondary emphasis in Jazz Pedagogy, University of Northern Colorado