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John Nyerges

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Pianist/composer who writes modern melodic jazz & latin tunes with interesting harmonic progressions.

John Nyerges, jazz pianist and composer, has recorded and/or performed with the Buffalo and Rochester Philharmonic, Syracuse, Utica, NY, Stamford & Hartford, Conn., Northeastern & Erie Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, DE Symphony Orchestras, Eastman Jazz Ensemble, Doc Severinson, Allen Vizzutti, Don Potter, Linda Hopkins, Chris Vadala, Gerry Niewood, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Daniels, Ray Ricker, Tony DiPaulo, Michael Civisca, Five Alive, Monica Mancini, Nancy Kelly, Joe Henderson, Maria Schneider, Benny Carter, Bob Brookmeyer, Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine, Terell Stafford, Dennis Dobson, Joe Lovano, Wycliff Gordon, Michael Pedicin, Jr., Rick Holland, Vince Ercolamento, The Coasters, The Shirelles, Francine Reed, Capitol Quartet, Cabo Frio, and can be found on 3 RPO CD’s as well as on 15 other jazz CDs. 2 CD’s as a leader 2008 “Jazz, Pictures & Poems” and 1991”Point of View” , both on NBR Jazz (self produced). He has performed several years in the Syracuse Jazzfest and Rochester International Jazz festival. Earned his Masters in jazz performance from Eastman and is currently the jazz pianist with the RPO, Director of Jazz Studies & Technology at MCC, and teaches at Eastman’s Summer Jazz Camp. Featured soloist on several CD’s by other regional artists.

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