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Kerry Politzer

Kerry Politzer is a jazz pianist with classical and Brazilian influences. She received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Piano from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she studied improvisation and composition with jazz guru Charlie Banacos.

In 1996, Kerry was one of six finalists in the American Pianists Association’s 3rd Biennial Jazz Piano Competition. Her composition Rhodes Rage won Third Prize, Jazz Category in the 2005 International Songwriting Competition. Another tune, Begin The Baiao, won Third Prize, Jazz Category in the 2000 Mid-Atlantic Song Competition and an Honorable Mention in the 2000 John Lennon Songwriting Competition.

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Portland

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Adjunct Jazz Piano Instructor at Portland State University

Events

Date Time Detail Price
Sep29Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Nica's Dream
Zarz On First
Portland, OR

Discography

Below the Surface

Below the Surface

PJCE Records
2014

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Blue in Blue

Blue in Blue

Piloo Records and Productions LLC
2010

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Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Polisonic
2005

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Watercolor

Watercolor

Polisonic
2002

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Two Worlds

Two Worlds

Kerry Politzer
Below the Surface

Love Is In The Atmosphere

Love Is In The Atmosphere

Kerry Politzer
You Took Me In

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