Monday, April 21st, 2014 8:52 AM
Welcome to! The website of jazz pianist, composer, and educator Josh Nelson.
Thanks so much for visiting my website... please send an email through the 'contact' page, and let me know you stopped by! 
My 5 studio albums are all available to listen to and purchase on the 'music' page. NEW- Big Band versions of my originals are now available for purchase! Go to the "contact" page to get in touch with me!
To hear about news and upcoming shows, please sign up on the email list on the right side of the screen!
(Visit the 'live' page for further details and a complete listing of all shows, as a leader and sideman):
April 24: With the Pat Senatore Trio (Mark Ferber on drums) @ Vibrato (LA)
April 25: With trumpeter Gabriel Johnson @ Vitello's (LA)
May 2: With vocalist Sara Gazarek's Band at @ the Blue Whale (LA)
May 30-31: "The Discovery Project" @ the Blue Whale (LA)- music + video + art installation
March 3, 2014
AWESOME weekend at the San Joaquin Jazz Fest! Thanks Paul Lucckessi!!

February 5, 2014
In the always-fun NYC now, as Sara Gazarek and I begin our little Northeast tour. Tonight at Cornelia St in the Village! Hope to see you there!
September 2013
I had a truly wonderful tour of Japan which included stops in Kobe, Osaka, and Tokyo. Thanks to Dai Murata, Shota Ishikawa, Tatsuhiko Takeda, and Kazumi Ikenega for helping make the trip so memorable! And a BIG thank you to all the wonderful audiences that made it out! DOMO ARIGATO!
Feeling honored to have been included in this great NPR article about different ways to present jazz...check it out:
A couple reviews of the latest album, "Discoveries"
And please check out the my videos up on YouTube:



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