Recommended if You Like
Albert Ammons George Gershwin Otis Spann

Genres You Will Love
Blues: Piano Blues Moods: Featuring Piano Jazz: Boogie-Woogie

By Location
United States - Iowa


Various Artists

Chase Garrett, voted "Best Local Act" by the Daily Iowan in 2011, begin playing piano at age nine and by seventeen was performing professionally across the U.S. in his travels he has shared the stage with some of today's most influential blues, boogie woogie and jazz pianists including Axel Zwingenberger, Michael Kaeshammer and James Goodwin. Having been heavily influenced by artists such as Oscar Peterson, Otis Spann and Meade Lux Lewis, his style has grown into diverse a mix of boogie woogie, blues and swing. Chase has dedicated himself to the music and is as much of a performer as he is a preservationist, a teacher and producer. He has brought world class pianists to the Englert Theatre in Iowa City, IA for his annual Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp concert series and has taught piano at blues and swing festivals across the country. He has performed in seven countries as well as all across the U.S. Chase has also lived in New York City sharing his music most notably at The Rum House in Times Square and at the Manhattan Inn in Brooklyn. He has also recently moved to Boston to train to become a piano technician.