...a brave harmonic and spatial improviser...(he) views the piano as an orchestra full of surprises...if he were a painter we would marvel at his blending of 'abstract' and 'representational'...(his music is) emotional and intellection...joyous in its creativity.
Kyle Aho is a jazz pianist, composer, and educator living in Springfield, Missouri. He has performed with many notable artists, including George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Bob Brookmeyer, Geri Brown, and others.
Some performance highlights include NYC's Blue Note and Jazz Standard, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., The Green Mill in Chicago, The Blue Room in Kansas City, and concerts in Japan and Taiwan.
After growing up Pocatello, Idaho, a mountain railroad town, Kyle spent the next 13 years in Seattle and Boston as a working musician and student before moving to the Midwest to raise a family. He currently teaches at Missouri State University in the the jazz studies and dance programs.
For more information about Kyle Aho, please visit: https://www.kyleaho.com.