Ken Spurr - PicKen Spurr – Piano

Ken Spurr is a jazz pianist, teacher and bandleader who has been active as a professional musician in the Chicago-land area.  He has performed with the Curt Warren Quartet at the Texas Jazz Festival, Louie Bellson, Ira Sullivan, Rufus Reid, Richie Cole, Greg Abate, Marvin Stamm and Joe Gallardo. In addition, Ken has also played and/or recorded with many local jazz artists including Rusty Jones, Nick Tountas, Joel Spencer, Kelly Sill, Larry Grey, Greg Fishman and Bob Rummage.

In 2001 he released his first CD recording, “Sometime Ago”, available on Amazon and CD Baby. Mr. Spurr received a B.A. in Music from Valparaiso University and currently teaches piano at Elmhurst College and Harper College. Ken has studied piano with William Foster, Larry Novak, Allan Swain, David Kikoski and Terry Dybvig.