Bruce Katz is a 3 time Blues Music Award nominee for "Piano Player of the Year," and member of the New York State Blues Hall Of Fame.
He is a legendary keyboardist who has released 6 CDs as a leader and appeared on nearly 70 others CDs with the likes of Ronnie Earl, Delbert McClinton, John Hammond, Duke Robillard, Little Milton, Jimmy Witherspoon and many, many others. He was a member of the Gregg Allman Band from 2007-2013.
He currently tours regularly with Delbert McClinton, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band and Maria Muldaur.
The Bruce Katz Band blurs the lines between blues, "soul-jazz", rock and New Orleans-inspired roots music. They combine exciting instrumental jams and vocal tunes with their original, trademark sound, blending the B3 organ and guitar.
Band's Recent CD, Live! At The Firefly is available
on Brown Dog Music/VizzTone Label!!
Musicians and Critics are raving about The Bruce Katz Band! Here is a small sampling:
can play jazz, blues, Bach, anything. Man, he's a heavy!"
- Gregg Allman
"This man is
as good as it gets. One of the greatest keyboard artists I've ever heard."
- John Hammond
"Now that's a piano player!"
- Pinetop Perkins
his jazz-meets-blues chops on both the Hammond B-3 organ and piano, with the
results sounding something like a progressive, post-bop jazz group heavily
into early-period Ray Charles......rootsy and intelligent improvisational
- Matt Collar, All Music Guide To Blues
"Katz is a killer on the B-3!" - Bill Milkowski, Jazz Times
Bruce proudly endorses:
- Chris Vitarello ( www.chrisvitarello.com )
- VizzTone Music( www.vizztone.com )
- Ralph Rosen (www.ralphrosen.com )
- Valley Entertainment ( www.valley-entertainment.com
- Debbie Davies ( www.debbiedavies.com
- Oceanside Talent ( www.oceansidetalent.com )
- Bruce Katz Band Facebook (www.facebook.com/brucekatzmusic)