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Snow College Director of Jazz Studies - Philip Kuehn

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Philip Kuehn

  • Director of Jazz Studies
  • Phone: 435 283-7447
  • Office: Eccles Center for the Performing Arts Building, ECCLES-M107
  • Mail Stop: ECCLES 1021
  • E-mail: email address for this person

 

 

Director of Jazz Studies

Philip Kuehn has been a musician his whole life. He started working in the Pittsburgh Jazz Scene at the age of 12. He has earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Jazz Studies from the Juilliard School. During his 10 years of experience in the New York and worldwide Jazz and music scenes, he has worked on numerous occasions with Wynton Marsalis’s groups: The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, and The Wynton Marsalis Octet and Quintet. He has toured with Harry Connick Jr., Branford Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, and Khristian Dentley of Take 6, and recorded with Khristian Dentley, Kirk Whalum, Justin Kauflin and Jonathan Batiste. He has also performed with Roy Hargrove, on ABC with Tony Bennett, and at the White House and Kennedy Center with the late Dr. Billy Taylor. He is also active as a composer, arranger, and transcriptionist. He recently completed a 24- song transcription portfolio of pre-1960 songs for Harry Connick, Jr.