BIOGRAPHY

“Sai Ghose is an intriguing pianist/composer.....as a pianist, he is as rhythmic as they come. His compositions are an inventive and melodic blend of Latin, funk and straight-ahead jazz.”
 
-Bill Falconer, jazzreview.com

Sai Ghose is an award-winning composer who has been recognized with a 2004 Artist Grant in Music Composition from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a gold medal for “Music in a Short Film” at the 2004 Park City Music Festival. In addition to his work as a composer, he’s an accomplished jazz pianist, drummer and bandleader.

 

Sai has established himself as an imaginative, innovative composer and sensitive,  soulful player. His four CDs on Summit Records reflect an edgy blend of straight-ahead jazz, funk, and latin and capture Sai as a bandleader and pianist. He’s also a member of the jazz/funk band “Bring Back Pluto” where he provides the pulse on drums for this creative and high-energy trio featuring Mark Jodice and Jerry Wilfong. 

 

Sai’s music has been described as “infectious…hard driving…complex yet accessible… sweet and passionate…cool but deeply swinging.” All his releases have received widespread national  airplay. The Sai Ghose Trio/Quartet brings an undeniable chemistry during live performances at venues such as Yoshi’s, Scullers, Nighttown and The Knitting Factory. 

 

Sai Ghose hails from Shaker Heights, OH. He received a B.A. from Indiana University and a M.Ed. from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. He has studied with many great players including Jerry Bergonzi and Larry Goldings.

 

Sai teaches at The Middlesex School in Concord, MA as well as privately in the Boston area. For lessons, studio work, writing/composition, visit contact page. 

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