Friday, October 30, 2015

NYC Jazz Pianist, Composer & Arranger Dan Kaufman

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with modern day jazz pianist Dan Kaufman .. He was born in Berkely, California, raised in Chicago and has been in New York since 2001 .. He spoke with Neon Jazz about his time at the New England Conservatory learning under Fred Hersch and Danilo Perez, along with performing with cats like From Jimmy Heath, Wynton Marsalis, Christian McBride and Mark Turner.   These days, he is promoting his brand new 2015 album called Familiar Places and has plenty to say about it .. along with much more – including tales involving Paul Shaffer ..

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