“Ask any jazz musician in Chicago about the city’s top pianists,
and Dennis Luxion’s name comes up pretty quickly.”
— Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner
“A veteran Chicago pianist of impeccable taste and considerable harmonic imagination”
— Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
Welcome to the official website of Dennis Luxion. A member of the piano faculty of Columbia College Chicago, Dennis Luxion is active as a jazz pianist, composer and educator. His current projects include appearing as a soloist, with his own groups, and performing in a number of other ensembles, including those led by violinist Diane Delin.
Dennis recently travelled to Southern Africa (January and February 2012) with the Dennis Luxion/Michael Raynor Quartet as part of The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad. This is a US State Department program administered by Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Our travel blog can be found at http://michaelraynor.net/dlmr4/. Other information may be found on the Jazz @ Lincoln Center website: http://jalc.org/TheRoad/index.asp.
Elsewhere on this site you can find Dennis’ biographical information, appearance schedule, discography, and press materials, as well as a few video clips and a convenient way of contacting him with comments, questions and/or booking inquiries.
Thanks for visiting!