Keith Ganz Quartet featuring Ariel Pocock
Keith Ganz is a guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer. He has performed with such jazz notables as Harry Connick Jr., Kurt Elling, Luciana Souza, Kate McGarry, Fred Hersch, Christian McBride, Chris Potter, Russell Malone, Bruce Barth, Donny McCaslin, Gary Versace, Victor Lewis, Clarence Penn, Greg Hutchinson, Kenny Wollesen, Billy Drummond, Jay Anderson, Reuben Rogers, Sean Smith, John Ellis, Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Theo Bleckmann, Peter Eldridge and Gretchen Parlato, to name a few! He has appeared on Oprah, Letterman, The View, Ellen, Australian Idol and toured the globe from Mongolia to Melbourne.
25-year-old Ariel Pocock has received international acclaim as an equally captivating jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer. Ariel's notable performances as a headline act include the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the 2014 Jazz Cruise, the Tokyo Jazz Festival, the Quebec City International Jazz Festival, the Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many more.
Ariel's original compositions and songs draw inspiration from a wide array of sources: Cuban and Brazilian folk music, the Great American Songbook, modern jazz composers such as Chick Corea and Brad Mehldau, and songwriters like Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, and Paul Simon.
Joining Ganz and Pocock are Paul Creel (bass) and Kobie Watkins (drums)
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