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
New York, NY
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students
Faculty at Manhattan School of Music
teach combos, big band, improvisation, piano for non piano majors,piano
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.