PIANIST, EDUCATOR, ARRANGER, PRODUCER, Leader of Gerard Hagen Trio
Pianist GERARD HAGEN lives in Paris France with his wife, vocalist Leslie Lewis. In 1995 while living in California he formed his trio with bassist DOMENIC GENOVA and JERRY KALAF drums. Their recordings have received international jazz radio airplay, critical acclaim and have been distributed in the U.S. as well as Japan and Europe. Gerard has performed extensively. His tours have taken him to Europe, Asia, Africa and throughout the U.S. including venues in London, Paris, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
RECORDINGS - Producer/Arranger/Pianist
Gerard is active as an arranger, producer as well as musical director for vocalist Leslie Lewis. Her debut recording Of Two Minds was released on the SSL label in Japan and received 5 stars in Swing Journal magazine. Keeper Of The Flame was featured on SiriusXM Radio as well as several nationally syndicated radio shows.
Gerard Hagen Trio “Far Horizons” (Resurgent Music) 1998 Gerard Hagen Trio “Stay Tuned” (Sea Breeze Jazz) 2000 Saddleback College Jazz Faculty Recording 2006 Leslie Lewis’ “Of Two Minds” (Surf Cove Jazz) 2008 Leslie Lewis’ “Keeper Of The Flame” (Surf Cove Jazz) 2010 Leslie Lewis’ “Midnight Sun” (Surf Cove Jazz) 2011 Dan Jacobs Quartet Play Song (Metro Jazz Records) 2011 SSJ All-Stars From California With Love (SSJ-USA) 2011 Gerard Hagen Trio Song For Leslie (Surf Cove Jazz) 2012 Leslie Lewis' Leslie Lewis & Gerard Hagen in New York (Surf Cove Jazz) 2013 Leslie Lewis' Fragile (Surf Cove Jazz) 2017