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George Kahn

Playing Records is proud to announce the release “STRAIGHT AHEAD”, George Kahn’s collaboration with Alex Acuña (drums) and Lyman Medeiros (bass). The project is George’s 9th album release and his first in the traditional piano trio format. The album consists 12 new tracks performed by the trio: 7 original compositions, each one in tribute to a pianist that is an inspiration to George (jazz greats like Dave Brubeck, Wynton Kelly, Red Garland, Roger Kellaway, and Joe Sample) and 5 “cover tunes” that are creative takes on current pop artists (Prince, Adele, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran) GEORGE KAHN – PIANO When a young musician’s sources of inspiration are jazz greats like Dave Brubeck, Ramsey Lewis, Joe Sample, Vince Guaraldi, and Wynton Kelly, you’d figure that his own music would turn out to be pretty special — and in the case of jazz pianist and composer GEORGE KAHN, you’d be right

Jazz & Blues Revue

Label: Playing Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: Cantaloupe Island; Yes We Can Can; Summertime; Beat Me Daddy Eight to the Bar; Shoo Shoo Baby; Use Me; The Boy From New York City/ The Way You Make Me Feel; God Bless The Child; I'd Rather Go Blind; Something's Got A Hold On Me; Rock Me Baby; Feeling Good; Afro Blue.

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George Kahn: Jazz & Blues Revue

Read "Jazz & Blues Revue" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Billed as the “Sass 'n' Soul World Tour," LA jazz pianist George Kahn presents the Jazz & Blues Revue, his eighth album as leader featuring three of LA's finest female jazz vocalist in his first all-vocal project and departure from previous recordings. On tap, fresh new arrangements of thirteen songs that obviously, not only touch on ...

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Jazz & Blues Revue

Featuring the music of George Kahn
Duration: 06:02

George Kahn: piano, Lyman Medeiros: bass, M. B. Gordy: drums, John Fumo: trumpet, Larry Klimas: sax, Courtney Lemmon, Gina Saputo, Dianne Wright: vocals

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