Keith Chasin is a pianist, arranger, and composer residing in Philadelphia. Hailing from Connecticut, he fell in love with the piano at the age of four. He continues this passion, performing at numerous venues around the United States, gracing the stages of venues like The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Birdland, and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. He can be heard on the radio on stations like Philadelphia's WRTI 90.1FM performing his compositions and arrangements.
Although young, he has made great strides in the jazz genre, sharing the stage with such luminaries as Jimmy Heath, Joe Lovano, Sean Jones, John Clayton, Bobby Watson, Rene Marie, Dick Oatts, and Larry McKenna
The Triple T's
Formed in 2016, the Triple T's is a fusion trio that focuses on performing original music and arrangements of pop songs. Chasin, along with drummer Jon Tomaro and bassist Matt Campbell, have been heralded by fans as "one of the few unique groups making unique music" and have traveled to places like St. Louis to share their vision of music. In May 2017, they self-released their original album "The Session Vol. 1", featuring some of their favorite songs they have played together. For more info and upcoming dates, please visit www.facebook.com/tripleteesmusic
Chasin is a prolific composer and arranger. Composing for groups around Philadelphia, he writes for ensembles of all sizes. In addition, he is a freelance composer with several music houses, including Music and Strategy and Songs for Film & TV, with music placed in ads for IHOP and The New Orleans Tourism Board.
The Keith Chasin Quintet
This project, created as an extension of Chasin's writing during a hiatus of The Triple T's, was created in 2017 to further Chasin's love for original compositions and arrangements. Featuring ambitious songs and shifting genres, the group was recorded in 2017 by WRTI FM 90.1 at Temple University's "Rite of Swing" and perform regularly around Philadelphia.
In addition to performing his own recordings, the quintet is well known for performing the music of Bobby Timmons. Paying tribute to one of Philadelphia's finest contributors to the jazz tradition, they breath new life into his timeless music and leave audience tapping their toes to the beat of the soulful music.
The Keith Chasin Pop Trio
The Keith Chasin Pop Trio is dedicated to the exploration of contemporary pop in the jazz space, an idea Herbie Hancock termed "The New Standard". This group has performed throughout Philadelphia as both a trio or with a vocalist.
Chasin is an in-demand pianist for cocktail hours and receptions around the Greater Philadelphia Area. He has played events run by Temple University, Nationwide Insurance, The Union League, The Rittenhouse Cabin Communications, and many others.