Darrell Grant
Darrell Grant, performer, composer and PSU professor, has built an international reputation as a stellar pianist and versatile musician. A gifted artist whose four previous recordings have topped jazz charts, Darrell explores the lyricism and soul of songs with beauty, joy and passion. He has appeared on major concert stages from the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall to the Monterey, Telluride and San Francisco Jazz Festivals. He has been a guest on Marian McPartland’s "Piano Jazz" on NPR and toured internationally with many jazz legends.
Darrell Grant



2013 is almost over.

Life and work continue to move at a breakneck pace. Look below to see all the BIG NEWS




I will perform my CMA New Jazz Works Commission piece The Territory at The Jazz Standard in NYC on January 15th. Find out more at On the Territory- My blog exploring the intersection of art, place and community  here.


THE TERRITORY at the Portland Jazz Festival February  2014. 

I will perform my CMA New Jazz Works Commission piece with an all-Oregonian group (& special guest Joe Locke) on February 21st at the PDX Jazz Festival.  Info and tickets are here



The Jazz Bridge Project - My cultural exchange project to Russia here.


Entering the Profession- My blog and workshop offering wisdom for the emerging musician here.



Thanks to all who supported the new CD. In addition to receiving many fine reviews in the national press, Truth and Reconciliation was  selected one of the top 10 jazz CD's of the 2007 by critics in The Village Voice, JazzTimes magazine, and KBCS radio, 

I've included some links to some features on the CD on NPR. Stay tuned for more…

Interview with Marco Werman on PRI's "The World" on 6/12/07


Feature on NPR's "Here and Now" on 5/29/07

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 Truth and Reconcilation has been released on Origin Records. Purchase the recording at Origin's website.

The Truth and Reconciliation Project uses music to promote positive change. Read more about it.

Photos from the Truth and Reconciliation recording session are available in the photo gallery.

Reviews of Truth and Reconciliation are coming in. Find out what reviewers are saying about Truth and Reconciliation here


Check out an interview with Brian Blade about recording the project coming soon