Musician Friends You Should Check Out:
- Kayo Hiraki: Kayo is a fantastic jazz pianist, originally from Japan, playing on the NYC jazz scene for over 20 years. We perform together often in her quartet. She also plays every weeknight at Arturo’s in Greenwhich Village on Houston Street.
- Wajdji Cherif: Wajdi is a very creative jazz pianist I met in 2013. We have been finding opportunities to perform together ever since. You can catch us playing together sometimes in the Clement Piezanowski Quartet or in my quartet. This softspoken cat can play!
- Marco Chelo: Marco is a tenor saxophonist and entrepreneur (co-founder of the music school New York Jazz Workshop). You can catch us playing together sometimes in the Clement Piezanowski Quartet.
- Edmund Cionek: Ed is a great composer living in NYC. In addition to composing and teaching at NYU, Ed plays jazz trombone. You can catch us playing together sometimes in the Clement Piezanowski Quartet.
- David Ullman: David writes some great, modern sounding compositions. Check out his website and his CDs.
Craig McGorry, Saxophonist/Composer/Educator