Guitarist/arranger/producer Keith Ganz is a 2019 GRAMMY® nominee known for his uniquely melodic voice on both electric and acoustic guitars. Lauded as a "sublime master of subtlety" by JazzTimes, Keith has performed extensively with major jazz artists including Harry Connick, Jr., Tierney Sutton, Luciana Souza, Kurt Elling, Gretchen Parlato, Gary Versace, and Jo Lawry. TV appearances include Oprah, Ellen, The Late Show with David Letterman, The View, and Australian Idol.
Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz have been musical and life partners for 18 years, producing 7 critically acclaimed albums together and earning two GRAMMY® nominations for Best Jazz Vocal Album. After honing their craft on the NYC jazz scene for many years and a stint out west at the California Jazz Conservatory, the couple has made their home in Durham, NC.
Kate & Keith's 2021 album, What to Wear in the Dark, features vibrant, jazz-fueled rearrangements of songs by iconic songwriters of the 70's that address the journey of darkness to light we've been traveling as a country and as individuals this year. Released on the Resilience Music Alliance label, it features performances by jazz greats Ron Miles, Gary Versace, Obed Calvaire, Sean Smith, Clarence Penn, Becca Stevens, Erin Bentlage, Michelle Willis, Christian Euman, and James Shipp.
Keith has been teaching for over 25 years. He meets students where they are and helps them expand and grow in the direction they desire. Lessons available via Zoom or Facetime. Contact Keith for more info.