June 28, 2019
Michael Keshammer is one of the most requested artists in JazzFest history. His Incredible jazz and boogie-woogie piano technique along with a high-energy delivery and an infectious personality make Michael’s live shows among the most engaging and entertaining that you will see.
Michael has just released his 11th recordings and has been nominated for 7 JUNO awards, winning twice. He has also received the Western Canadian Music Awards for Musician Of The Year and Entertainer Of The Year.
His new album, SOMETHING NEW, is a new musical adventure. Produced by Michael himself it features 10 original songs about love, life, travel and politics. Recorded at the historic Esplanade Studios in the heart of New Orleans’ Treme district, Kaeshammer along with several Big Easy legends create an eclectic sonic ride.
It is easy to distinguish great music upon first listen, regardless of genre labels and titles. Kaeshammer’s passion for writing, performing and producing exceptional music is abundantly clear. Flavours of jazz, boogie-woogie and blues combined with passion and meticulous detail, Michael Kaeshammer is unafraid of crossing genre boundaries and uses his many influences to take the listener along on a memorable journey.
Kaeshammer’s performances, on record and on stage, are an invitation to join the party. He doesn’t play at you. He plays with you. At one of his shows, you’re all in it together – not only part of the story, but virtually part of the band.