A native of Staten Island New York, Jeremy was born on the 28th of March 1971. He began playing piano at the age of seven, and immediate fell in love with the instrument and classical music. This started him on a journey that carried him through arts high school (where he found his passion in jazz) and conservatories in New York and Holland.
Jeremy has toured the world with his music, and currently lives and teaches in New York City, where he has resided since 1997. Jeremy was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition, the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, and the American Pianists Association Jazz Piano Competition.
Jeremy has performed with The Charles Owens Quartet, The Hotpants Funk Sextet, The David Gibson Quartet/Sextet, The Peter Bernstein Quartet, The Ryan Kisor Quintet with Chris Potter, The Joe Magnarelli Quartet, Nneena Freelon, Marlena Shaw, Diane Schur, Jimmy Cobb, John Boutte, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra, Wayne Escoffrey, Rodney Green, Greg Hutchinson, and has recorded with Charles Owens, David Gibson, The Hotpants, Steve Santoro, Alex Graham, The Sickle Project, John Boutte, Five Up High and Melissa Morgan.
Jeremy's debut CD, "Witchery", was released in August 2007 by Canadian based CELLAR LIVE records and is available in stores and on the web. January 2009 will see the release of Jeremy's second CD as a leader, this time for Los Angeles based record label POSI-TONE records. The release entitled "After Dark" will showcase Jeremy's compositions backed by the wonderful Barak Mori and Charles Ruggiero, and with special guest appearances by Jane Monheit and Ian Hendrickson-Smith.
Jeremy is an aspiring film composer and has scored several short films.
finalist 1999 Thelonious Monk Piano Competition
Runner up 1999 Jacksonville Great American Jazz Piano Competition
finalist in the 1998 and 2001 American Pianists Association Jazz Piano
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
Faculty at Manhattan School of Music
teach combos, big band, improvisation, piano for non piano majors,piano
The art of rhythm section playing.
The distinct roles of each rhythm section instrument, and the finer points and
details on playing successfully behind soloists and each other.