Keyboardist, Producer

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I am a professional Keyboardist based in New York City. I have played on songs for artists such as Keith Urban, Nick Jones, Andy Grammer, Kelsea Balerini, and many more. My focus as a session player is not just the part but the feel of the song, and this has afforded me the opportunity to play on a wide range records with top notch artists.

I have been playing piano since I was 3 years old. I am classically trained and have a bachelor's degree in jazz piano performance. I cut my teeth playing countless shows and doing recording sessions in New York City with a wide range of groups, covering genres including Jazz, Latin, Funk, R&B, Neo-soul, Country, Singer songwriter, Americana, Pop, Rock, Fusion, and Classical. I have spent last 15 years playing venues that range from arenas, to clubs, to Lincoln Center, and everything in between. When not on stage, I am lucky enough to work with some of the top producers and artists in the industry. While piano is my first love, years have been devoted to organ and synth playing, as well as creating synth sounds. My extensive experience and training gives me a wealth of knowledge, that I can draw on to best fit your needs.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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  1. Review by Nick G.
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    Kurt added great feel and groove to my song by adding great keyboard work. He is versatile and exceptionally good at finding the best vibe, groove and feel for every piece. Awesome work every time!

  2. Review by Nick G.
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    I gave Kurt some pretty bad vocals and no music backing them and asked him to create a piano part to back it. He did that super accurately and with apparent ease. Brilliant work as always!

  3. Review by Nick G.
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    Kurt did a great job of turning a raw/bad vocal snippet (mine) into a nice little piano riff. Perfect translation. Great work!

  4. Review by Nick G.
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    Kurt delivered another great keyboard performance on my track. We've done a few songs together now and he is batting 1000.

  5. Review by Nick G.
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    Kurt was nothing but a musical soul generator on my blues/rock track. He infused the song with some seriously delicious grove. Another great job! Perfection.

  6. Review by Nick G.
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    Kurt did an excellent job of layering multiple keyboards on my track. He played perfectly with great instinct and feel for the song's needs. Look forward to working with Kurt in the future. Excellent!

  7. Review by Daniel S.
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    Kurt is a very talented professional. I can give him only the highest recommendation possible! I am pretty sure, anyone considering to hire him will be completely satisfied with the collaboration.

  8. Review by Dylan Wissing
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    Kurt is an extremely talented keyboardist, very musical, and really easy to work with. Highly recommended!

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