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Kyle Eastwood

Kyle Eastwood grew up in Carmel California. His first memories are of jazz and of his father, Clint Eastwood, taking him to the Monterey Jazz Festival as a child. While doing his homework, Kyle remembers listening to records of jazz stars such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Miles Davis playing in the house. Like any child raised by enthusiastic jazz loving parents, an awareness and love of music soaks in quickly. There was something magnetic about watching someone play for an audience that completely captivated the young Kyle.

Kyle’s first memory of playing music was when Clint taught him how to play the left hand bass line of Boogie Woogie while he played the right hand solo over the top. By the age of eighteen, Kyle was jamming with his schoolmates in Pebble Beach and learning Led Zepplin and Motown bass lines by ear. It was only in 1986, two years into a film studies major at USC, that Kyle realized that music was his true passion. He took off what he thought would only be a year to pursue music, and has not looked back since.

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Albums

Time Pieces
Time Pieces
Harmonia Mundi Jazz Village Music
2015
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The View From Here
The View From Here
Jazz Village
2013
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Songs From The Chateau
Songs From The Chateau
Candid Records
2011
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Metropolitain
Metropolitain
Candid Records
2009
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Paris Blue
Paris Blue
Rendezvous
2006
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[no cover]
Paris Blue
482 Music
2005
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Videos

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