Landon Knoblock is a creative pianist, an ambitious composer, and an adventurous improviser. Hailed as “a superb pianist” by Ed Blanco of ejazznews.com, his music is passionate and spontaneous. Landon Knoblock’s trio has been described by Robert De Virtis of www.jazzconvention.net as “three musicians who concentrate on the most essential musical elements, intent and inspired in the creation of a modern music, carefully crafted and direct, and with impressive interplay.” His performances are characterized by the highest level of artistry. The New York Times states that “Landon Knoblock . . . has quietly been making waves for his reflective and lyrical style.”
Originally from Miami, Landon Knoblock is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He regularly performs in New York’s creative music venues, such as the 55 Bar, Barbes, and the Knitting Factory. His trio has also performed at the Boston Music Festival, SciFi Philly, Twins Jazz in Washington DC, and the Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club in Miami. Internationally, the Landon Knoblock Trio has performed at the Young Jazz in Town Festival and the Art Blakey Jazz Club in Italy. Other notable performances include backing the acclaimed vocalist Kevin Mahogany, working with trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, and opening for the virtuosic Italian pianist Antonello Salis.
Landon Knoblock currently leads a quartet with Ron Horton on trumpet, Ben Allison on bass, and Jeff Davis on drums
January 19, 2011
Pianist Landon Knoblock and Drummer Jason Furman Release New CD for...
June 07, 2010
Landon Knoblock's Realistic Band and Austin McMahon's Many Muses...
April 29, 2010
Landon Knoblock Trio at 5C Cafe, Saturday May 22nd
April 08, 2010
Landon Knoblock Trio at Cornelia St. Cafe Wednesday, April 14th
January 25, 2010
Landon Knoblock's Creatures with Striking Features at Ibeam on Friday,...
January 14, 2010
Landon Knoblock Realistic Band at Rose Live Music, Sunday Jan. 24
December 30, 2009
Brooklyn Pianist Landon Knoblock and Philadelphia's Shot X Shot in...
March 23, 2009
Landon Knoblock Trio @ Chris' Jazz Cafe
Press for Landon Knoblock and the Landon Knoblock Trio
“ . . . three musicians who concentrate on the most essential musical elements, intent and inspired in the creation of a modern music, carefully crafted and direct, and with impressive interplay.”
Fabio Ciminiera, jazz-convention.net
“[Landon Knoblock] gives great attention to the language, to his nuances, and to the compositions as if they were a transmitter for his own emotions.”
“The pianist Landon Knoblock, from Miami by way of Brooklyn, has quietly been making waves for his reflective and lyrical style.”
The New York Times
“The sound of this trio is elegant and solemn, like a gunman at noon, ready for a shootout.”
Federico Scoppio, musicologist and writer
“Under its elegant, patinaed surface, “Listening Between” reveals
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