Born: February 8, 1962
The Ron Kobayashi Trio consists of pianist Ron Kobayashi, bassist Baba Elefante and drummer Steve Dixon. In 1996, the trio was voted Best Jazz Group in Orange County by readers of the Orange County Weekly, and were nominated for Best Jazz Artist at the 2012 Orange County Music Awards. They have played numerous jazz festivals and clubs throughout California, Arizona, Nevada and Florida. The trio have recorded five CDs and one DVD to date, receiving airplay around the world.
Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students
Credentials/BackgroundAvailable to teach on Thursday and Friday.
Currently doing jazz clinics for Fullerton Elementary School District.
Taught privately for 20 years in Orange County, CA.
Have coached jazz piano performance at California State University Fullerton, CA
Have coached jazz piano performance at Biola University in La Mirada, CA