Bruce Katz's Website
Bruce Katz has been playing piano with Gregg Allman since 2007. Over the past twenty five years, Bruce has been an in-demand sideman as well as leading his own band, The Bruce Katz Band. He has played and recorded with many of the leading names in blues and roots music, appearing on approximately 60 albums with artists such as Ronnie Earl, John Hammond, Duke Robillard, Jerry Portnoy, Little Milton, Jimmy Witherspoon, Eric Mingus, Big Mama Thornton, Mighty Sam McClain, Debbie Davies, David “Fathead” Newman and many others.
Bruce was nominated for the “Piano Player of the Year” Blues Music Award (W.C. Handy Award) in both 2008 and 2009 by the Blues Foundation, based in Memphis, TN.
In addition to performing, Bruce teaches piano, Hammond organ, Blues History and theory as an Associate Professor of Music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He also conducts Master Classes in Hammond B3, piano styles and Blues History, which he has done at various music festivals worldwide. Bruce lives just outside of Woodstock, NY.