“Keith Ganz is hands down one of my favorite guitar players on the planet.”The Hook, Charlottesville, VA Weekly Arts Paper

 

            Keith Ganz is a guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer. He has performed with such jazz notables as Harry Connick Jr., Kurt Elling, Luciana Souza, Kate McGarry, Fred Hersch, Christian McBride, Chris Potter, Russell Malone, Bruce Barth, Donny McCaslin, Gary Versace, Victor Lewis, Clarence Penn, Greg Hutchinson, Kenny Wollesen, Billy Drummond, Jay Anderson, Reuben Rogers, Sean Smith, John Ellis, Steve Cardenas, Ben Monder, Theo Bleckmann, Peter Eldridge and Gretchen Parlato, to name a few!  He has appeared on Oprah, Letterman, The View, Ellen, Australian Idol and toured the globe from Mongolia to Melbourne.

           Keith's work as guitarist, arranger and producer on Kate McGarry's "If Less is More...Nothing is Everything" (Palmetto) helped garner a 2009 Grammy Nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. In 2012, they released their fourth album together for Palmetto Records, the critically acclaimed "Girl Talk". After a productive eleven-year stint in the jazz crucible of New York City, Keith and Kate now reside in Durham, NC where they have just recorded their first live duo album, "Genevieve & Ferdinand", to be released in 2013.

( Photos: Bill Wadman)

                                                                                    “An estimable guitarist and composer” – The New York Times

 

                                                “Pat Metheny-like” –The New York Times

 

                                                                                                            “Out of this world jazz chops” - Faze 3 Magazine

 

                                                                        “Guitar work to die for!” - Juice Magazine

 

                                                                                                                                                “Quiet and full of inspiration” – dynamicplanet.com

 

                                                                                                            “An inventive, lyrical guitarist” – jazzpolice.com

 

Jazz at Montbrison with Sean Smith Trio, Montbrison, France