Jon Regen

Jon Regen has distinguished himself throughout the world as a singer, songwriter and pianist of unparalleled depth. His music is simply unforgettable.

Following a distinguished career in jazz as both a sideman, (Jimmy Scott, Kyle Eastwood), and a leader, (3 critically-acclaimed CDs under his own name), Regen steps-out on his own as a masterful performer with an unmistakable, individual voice.

Jon Regen was raised in Maplewood, New Jersey. Originally self-taught on his family’s aging grand piano at the age of five, Regen would lead his first professional group while still in his early teens.

He studied piano and music theory at The Eastman School of Music, and The University of Miami, eventually relocating back to his home state of New Jersey to apprentice world- renowned pianist Kenny Barron, at the Mason Gross School of The Arts at Rutgers University. Regen would graduate with a Bachelor of Music degree, and quickly move to New York City, where his strong melodic and rhythmic approach to the piano would not go unnoticed.

Regen was named Runner-Up in the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, and was also chosen as one of only 2,000 pianists worldwide to hold the title of Steinway Artist. Bassist Kyle Eastwood asked Regen to anchor his touring band, where Regen remained until 2001, leaving to accompany jazz icon Jimmy Scott. Regen spent nearly three years alongside Scott, touring, recording, and performing across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. The New York Sun would write of Regen’s work with Scott, ‘Although the British press has described Mr. (Jamie) Cullum as “Sinatra in sneakers,” he is a long way from having a Sinatra or Nat Cole- level vocal instrument. Likewise, he has less technique as a pianist than, say, Jimmy Scott's prodigious accompanist, Jon Regen.’

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September 21, 2011

Jazz Vocalist Jon Regen Performs at Scullers on Wednesday, September 21

June 12, 2007

Jon Regen's Let It Go Available Now - Featuring Andy Summers of the...

February 08, 2007

Andy Summers of the Police to Appear on Jon Regen's Upcoming CD "Let It...

January 09, 2007

Jon Regen Plays Rockwood Music Hall NYC Thursday January 11th at 8:00 PM

November 20, 2006

Jon Regen Opening For Chris Botti on New Year's Eve at The Blue Note NYC

October 07, 2006

Brad Albetta Tapped To Co-Produce New Jon Regen CD

September 15, 2006

Jon Regen's "Hold-Out Your Heart" Nominated for 2006 JPF Best Song Award

April 13, 2006

Jon Regen European Tour: April 18th-May 3rd

February 13, 2006

Jon Regen Plays The Cutting Room NYC Monday Feb 13 @ 7:30 PM

January 02, 2006

Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter and Pianist Jon Regen to Perform at Jazz at...

January 12, 2006

JON REGEN Plays Jazz at The Baird in South Orange, NJ Saturday Jan 14 @...

January 08, 2006

Jon Regen Plays IAJE Showcase at Rockwood Music Hall NYC Wed Jan 11 at...

November 10, 2005

Jon Regen Plays Philadelphia's WORLD CAFE LIVE Thursday Nov. 17

October 10, 2005

Jon Regen Plays Rockwood Music Hall NYC Wednesday October 12th @ 7:00 PM

August 16, 2005

Jon Regen Plays Scullers in Boston Tuesday 8/23

May 04, 2005

JON REGEN Plays Rockwood Music Hall in NYC Friday May 6th @ 7:00 PM

April 04, 2005

THIS WEEK! JON REGEN BAND Featuring Jonathan Sanborn On-Tour In Europe

March 22, 2005

Jon Regen Plays Rockwood Music Hall NYC Tuesday March 22 @ 8:00 PM

February 06, 2005

Jon Regen Plays Pizza Express in London Feb 11-13

January 11, 2005

JON REGEN Plays Toronto's Top of The Senator Jan 25-30!

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