JOHN COLIANNI

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John Colianni grew up in the Washington, D.C. metro area and first heard Jazz on swing-era LP re-issues (Ellington, Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, Armstrong, etc.) in his parents' home. A performance by Teddy Wilson in Washington attended by John when he was about 12 years old also left a strong impression, as did a Duke Ellington performance (more later).

THE QUINTET

In 2006, looking for an outlet for his high velocity piano improvisations, John formed the John Colianni Quintet. In July 2007, the group recorded its first CD, "Johnny Chops" (Patuxent Records), which was released this year.

LES PAUL

Les Paul offered the piano spot in his group to John in August 2003. Les had not used a pianist in his combo since the 1950s and, in looking for suitable candidates, sought the advice of guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, who recommended John. In Les Paul's recent autobiography, "Les Paul: In His Own Words," Les
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Live at Maybeck 37Live at Maybeck 37
Concord Records 1995
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I Never KnewI Never Knew
CD Baby 2018
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Blues O MaticBlues O Matic
Concord Records 1990
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Colianni & Company by John Colianni (1998-06-16)Colianni & Company by John Colianni (1998-06-16)
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John Colianni
Swing 1986
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Blues-O-Matic
Swing 1989
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Colianni & Company
Blues 1998
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Swings
Swing 1999
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Johnny Chops
Exotica 2009
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On Target
Swing 2011
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After Hours
Swing 2015
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I Never Knew
Swing 2018

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Live at Maybeck (Vol.37)
Swing 1995

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