Jordan Baskin is a Chicago jazz piano performer, teacher, composer, and bandleader. Baskin has been a fixture in the Chicago jazz scene since he graduated from Indiana University 2001 with his BM in Jazz Studies.
He has had many incredible performance experiences highlighted by a residency at the Kennedy Center, participation in the Banff International Jazz Workshop & Ravinia Festival, Steans Institute of Jazz,
performances at the Chicago Jazz Festival, Grant Park, Ravinia Festival, Symphony Center, NAMM, IAJE, Calgary Jazz Festival, the Kaslo Jazz Fest, & multiple tours
throughout the United States & Canada.
Jordan leads a jazz piano trio that performs regularly around Chicago and the midwest, and is the pianist in the Mike Smith Quartet performing Wednesday nights at Andy's Jazz Club in Chicago. Jordan's debut cd "High Card" with his Chicago jazz piano trio is available if you contact Jordan directly
While maintaining a busy performance schedule, Jordan also teaches jazz piano at Niles North High School and privately. His students range from middle school to adult.