Originally a native of Iowa, Henry Hey grew up in a musically fertile environment that included classical piano from a young age. At some point along the way Henry also began learning trumpet. This dual musical experience led him to be involved not only in the study of piano music but to be exposed to a vast palate of music. His trumpet studies led him to win concerto competitions and to perform in orchestras at the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Later Henry began to discover jazz, and to play it on both the trumpet and piano. Following his studies at the University of North Texas Henry moved to New York where he has evolved into a highly sought after freelance pianist and keyboard player and has become associated with a number of musicians among the jazz elite
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