About Me

Ryan Jonas Kaefer is a young yet experienced pianist, who has had the passion for music since a young age. While focusing mainly on Jazz, he also specializes in Pop, Funk, Latin, Contemporary and Rock. Along with piano, he performs on organs and keyboards.  His diversity and flexibility enables him perfect for weddings and small venues. 

Though he does a lot of composition, he is mainly known for his skill and involvement in various jazz bands. Currently, he plays in the Littlebirds Big Band and Combo Group (based out of the Yardbird Suite), Strathcona High Schools Jazz Ensemble (under the direction of Jerrold Dubyk), and many more small ensembles such as trios and quintets. Involvement in these bands has allowed Ryan to participate in various competitions and festivals, such as the Edmonton International Jazz Festival and Jazzworks.

He has performed with outstanding Jazz musicians such as Joel Gray, Jerrold Dubyk, Allen Jacobson, and Jens Lindemann, and P.J. Perry. He currently studies under Chris Andrew.

Currently, Ryan is honing his skills and is primarily playing solo gigs. To contact and find more information, email ryankaefer@gmail.com, or visit his Instagram page @ryanjonasmusic.

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