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Geoff Keezer

Geoff Keezer
Born: Nov 21, 1970 in Eau Claire, WI
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Geoff Keezer was only 17 when he became the last pianist in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1988-1990), a perfect gig for the talented hard bop musician who fit right in with the tradition of Horace Silver, Bobby Timmons, Cedar Walton, James Williams, and Benny Green. Since Blakey's death, Keezer has recorded ...Read full biography
Wildcrafted-Live at the Dakota
Released: 2005
Label: MAXJAZZ
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Since he made his recording debut as a teenager, Geoff Keezer has consistently demonstrated a willingness to reshape familiar songs and explore a wide repertoire of music outside of standard fare. This ...Read full review
Zero One
Released: 2000
Label: Dreyfus Records
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This acoutsic solo piano effort by Keezer is not your typical collection of standards or lounge jazz. Instead, Keezer incorporates many elements of jazz expressionism, a few 20th century contemporary precepts, ...Read full review
More Geoffrey Keezer albums: Main Albums (11)