Chase Garrett, one of the best rising stars in blues & boogie woogie piano, if you love the blues, you really need to get his fantastic albums available now at CD Baby, iTunes & Amazon. Chase shares our passion for “Keeping The Blues Alive” and every November Chase puts on the best weekend anywhere for lovers of piano blues.
Held in Iowa City USA, “Chase Garrett’s Annual Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp” should be on every blues fan’s bucket list. The very best blues pianists from all around the world join with Chase to put on 2 nights of the very best Blues & Boogie Woogie piano on the planet. More info at: www.pianostompfestival.com
Chase, voted “Best Local Act” in Iowa City, IA by the Daily Iowan in 2011, began playing piano professionally at age seventeen and within a few years was performing at blues and boogie woogie festivals across the U.S. and Europe. Having been heavily influenced by artists such as Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner, Otis Spann and Meade “Lux” Lewis, his style has grown into an infectious and diverse mix of boogie woogie, blues, swing and stride that is sure to satisfy any audience. Chase has dedicated himself to the piano not only as a pianist, but also as a technician, an instructor an event organizer and a 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 master classes and piano performance at colleges, blues weeks and swing camps across the U.S. Chase currently resides in Innsbruck, Austria and is touring Europe.
Audiences can expect to hear a mixture of Chicago blues and boogie woogie, Kansas City Swing and some Classic Jazz from New York City.