Welcome to The West Coast Jazz of George Kahn
The "Cover Up" Recording Session
Mark Berndt is an amazing photographer and graphic artist - he has designed and/or done the photos for many of my CDs (Out Of Time, Midnight Brew, …Compared To What and Cover Up). Here is a wonderful collection of rare photos from the Cover Up sessions, featuring Brian Bromberg, Alex Acuna, Justo Almario, John Fumo and Courtney Lemmon.
Saturday Night Jazz April 29 at Vibrato Grill Jazz
Posted: 17 April 2017, 8:03 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
If you are free on Saturday 4/29, I'd love to see you at Vibrato Grill Jazz in Beverly Glen. It wil be my first performance in this cool space, with Pat Kelley on Guitar, MB Gordy on drums and Nate Light on bass. NO COVER, $25 p/p food a drink. we play starting around 9:00 PM and play until 11:30 PM, come for dinner at 8:00 or 8:30, and stay for the show!
Coming Soon! The George Kahn Trio New Studio Album
Posted: 10 April 2017, 7:58 am - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
George Kahn "Secrets" Trio, Feb. 26 featuring Alex Acuna
Posted: 2 February 2017, 9:39 am - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
I am so excited to start 2017 with a new project. This trio will bring the schwing, for sure
HOLIDAY JAZZ PARTY! December 15, in Studio City, CA
Posted: 20 November 2016, 3:54 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
Join Us December 15, tickets only $15.00
We'll be playing songs from George Kahn's 8 albums as well as lots of swinging "Cool Jazz" holiday songs. Get in the holiday spirit with us and chase the blues away! The bands will include George on piano, with Robert Kyle (sax). Nolan Shaheed (tpt), Gina Saputo, Crystal Starr and Diana Zaslove Kahn (vocals), Lyman Medeiros (bass) and M B Gordy (Drums)
Path Ventures and George Kahn 11th Annual Jazz & Blues Revue Fundraiser For The Homeless Raises Over $54,000
Posted: 20 November 2016, 3:51 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
With the help of a sold-out crowd, plus generous corporate sponsors including City National Bank, over $54,000 was donated to directly support affordable housing developments across Southern California.
There are over 45,000 people living on the streets of Los Angeles County on any given night. They are women with children, people struggling with serious health issues, war veterans, seniors, emancipated foster youth, and families who lost everything because of the recession. PATH Ventures’ housing models aim to prevent and end homelessness by integrating supportive services, community development and permanent housing for people in need.
The Secrets Band Returns! July 17 in Studio City CA at Vitellos
Posted: 26 June 2016, 10:31 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
Prince, Adele, Ed Sheeran and Herbie Hancock walk into a bar...
Posted: 9 May 2016, 7:35 am - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
Not it's not a joke, it's some of the music you'll hear on Wednesday at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood when the George Kahn "Secrets" Band takes the stage to play an eclectic night of Jazz; Music starts at 8:30 PM,
Here's the program:
Wednesday, May 11 at 8:30 PM. Please call for reservations, to make sure you get a great seat 323-466-2210 or buy online at CATALINAJAZZCLUB.COM
Two Shows This Week!
Posted: 14 December 2015, 7:37 am - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
Tonight, Monday 12/14 we are in Bakersfield at the Rabobank Theater as part of the
Bakersfield Community Concert Series
and the Thursday we are back to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood CA for our fabulous Holiday Show.
SPECIAL GUESTS: We have the 18-voice A Capella choir "Purple Rain" from Northwestern University opening for us with some holiday songs, starting at 8:30 Tickets at the door, but please call to RSVP for best seats!
Well, we didn't get a Grammy nomination...
Posted: 7 December 2015, 10:27 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
But we're still HAPPY to be playing great gigs in December!
Grammy Members 2016, For Your Consideration
Posted: 17 October 2015, 1:54 pm - SECRETS FROM THE JAZZ GHETTO
Please take a moment and share our excitement as we are being considered for a Grammy nomination between now and November 4. If you are are Grammy member, please give a listen to the "Best Jazz Vocal Album" in our humble opinion. Just click on the SoundCloud link below.
Album: George Kahn Jazz & Blues Revue
Artist: George Kahn, featuring Courtney Lemmon, Gina Saputo and Crystal Starr
Category: Best Jazz Vocal Album
Category: Best Improvised Jazz Solo (Afro Blue - George Kahn, piano)
Category: Best Improvised Jazz Solo (Summertime - Bobby Rodriguez, trumpet)
Category: Best New Artist (George Kahn Jazz & Blues Revue)
Category: Album of the Year (George Kahn Jazz & Blues Revue)
Category: Best Arrangement, Instrumental + Vocals (God Bless The Child, George Kahn arranger, featuring Gina Saputo)
Category: Best Production, Non-Classical