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John Nyerges

John Nyerges lives in Rochester, NY writing music and performing as a jazz pianist. BM, MM-Eastman School of Music, Jazz Performance.

The John Nyerges Quartet performed at the Syracuse Jazz Fest & the Time Warner Fest in Rochester. As a guest pianist, John has performed with conductor/trumpeter Jeff Tyzik with the Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, Erie, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Stamford & Hartford CT, and Wilmington, DE Orchestras. John has performed with Doc Severinson, Allen Vizzutti, Don Potter, Linda Hopkins, Chris Vadala, Gerry Niewood, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Daniels, Ray Ricker, Tony DiPaulo, Steve Lipia. New York Voices, Michael Civisca, Mark Kellogg, & Bruce Johnstone.

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On the CD “Jazz, Pictures & Poems”, Jack Garner wrote “...a very tasty, subtle and beautifully played disc of originals...puts himself in the creative center of a sextet of first-rate players...lyrical grace with aggressive improvisations”

Jerome Wilson, Cadence, wrote....”strongly melodic compositions that are brought to life by excellent horn playing and his own strong piano. John Nyerges emerges from this as a formidable composer and pianist who deserves wider recognition.”

Chuck Berg, JazzTimes, described the CD (Point of View) as having “a variety of arresting poses” and “a welcome change of pace”.

Jack Garner, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, said it was an “impressive debut” and that John is “an intelligent, lyrical pianist”.

Ray Boyce, Syracuse Post-Standard, stated that “John … is a protean pianist” and that he had “terrific technique and marvelous conceptions”.

Jeff Simon, Buffalo Evening News, called John a “superb pianist”.

“fine soloing by John Nyerges on piano…give[s] this tune a unique identity”” Thom Jurek, allmusic.com

“remarkable energy “ impressive solos..., most notably pianist John Nyerges.” ” Jack Bowers, allaboutjazz.com

“strong melodic compositions…(John) emerges as from this as a formidable composer and pianist who deserves wider recognition”-Jerome Wilson, Cadence magazine

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Rochester, NY

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Assistant professor -Instrumental Jazz Monroe Community College. Eastman School of Music BM Education, MM Jazz Studies Performance. NYS Teachers certification. Eastman Summer Jazz Camp Instructor.

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