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Ezra Weiss

Composer/pianist Ezra Weiss was born on January 16, 1979, the only child of Barry and Lillie Weiss. He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was active in community theater, both as an actor and a musical director. He was also involved in band programs, and studied piano with Larry Loeber. After graduating from Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ezra moved to Ohio to study at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

At Oberlin, Ezra studied composition with Wendell Logan and piano with Neal Creque. During his senior year, Ezra formed the jazz sextet Blues Connotation. In 2001, he received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition and moved to Portland, Oregon.

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Albums

Before You Know It [Live In Portland]
Before You Know It...
Roark Records
2014
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Our Path To This Moment
Our Path To This...
Roark Records
2012
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The Shirley Horn Suite
The Shirley Horn Suite
Roark Records
2011
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Get Happy
Get Happy
Roark Records
2007
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Persephone
Persephone
Umoja Productions
2005
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The Five A.M. Strut
The Five A.M. Strut
Umoja Productions
2003
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