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David Kikoski

At a time when jazz has been to the far reaches of the musical universe and back, some would say that its all been played before and we're currently at a point in the cyclical nature of this art form when those with lesser talents are merely rewriting the past.

Possibly this is why innovation and individualism are so rare these days and why David Kikoski stands apart from the scores of pianists who currently make their home within the mainstream tradition.

Born in 1961, Dave was part of a musical family and given his first piano lessons at the age of six by his father. In his early teens he began working with jazz and rock groups and won “The New Jersey Allstate Jazz Competition “. After high school, Kikoski would head to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston where he earned a bachelor's degree in piano. While at school he had a steady trio gig and met Pat Metheny who sat in with the band. A few years later they would record a CD together with Roy Haynes.

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Discography

From The Hip

From The Hip

BFM Jazz
2013

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Mostly Standards

Mostly Standards

Cristal Records
2009

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Lighter Way

Lighter Way

Sunnyside Records
2006

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Limits

Limits

Criss Cross
2006

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Details

Details

Criss Cross
2004

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Combinations

Combinations

Criss Cross
2003

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