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Jeremy Manasia

A native of Staten Island New York, Jeremy was born on the 28th of March 1971. He began playing piano at the age of seven, and immediate fell in love with the instrument and classical music. This started him on a journey that carried him through arts high school (where he found his passion in jazz) and conservatories in New York and Holland.

Jeremy has toured the world with his music, and currently lives and teaches in New York City, where he has resided since 1997. Jeremy was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition, the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, and the American Pianists Association Jazz Piano Competition.

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” Long before his first release, I was never shy about expressing my affection and appreciation for Jeremy Manasia's work. Generally, the average layman isn't cognizant of the fact that, not only are musicians practicioners of the craft, we are also fans. ...you don't really see pianists sharing the stage; this means I have to make an effort to catch a Manasia set so I can truly appreciate his mastery...”

Eric S. Reed

”...we agree that is serious jazz coming from Manasia's trio. Jerry really swings on piano on “You Do Something To Me” and even with more of a swagger on “Witchery”. These are young players coming together having played with more notable talent and now saying something on their own

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

New York, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

Faculty at Manhattan School of Music teach combos, big band, improvisation, piano for non piano majors,piano $75/hour

Clinic/Workshop Information

The art of rhythm section playing. The distinct roles of each rhythm section instrument, and the finer points and details on playing successfully behind soloists and each other.

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Albums

Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis
Rondette Jazz
2016
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Pixel Queen
Pixel Queen
Blujazz Productions
2014
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After Dark
After Dark
Posi-Tone Records
2009
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