Kerry Politzer


Kerry Politzer (born 1971) is a jazz pianist and composer with classical and Brazilian influences.

Her composition “Rhodes Rage” won Third Prize, Jazz Category in the 2005 International Songwriting Contest, while "Begin The Baiao" won Third Prize, Jazz Category in the 2000 Mid-Atlantic Song Competition and an Honorable Mention in the 2000 John Lennon Songwriting Contest.

Politzer's debut CD, "Yearning", which received four stars from Allmusic, was released on the CAP Records label in 2001. The title track, "Yearning," is also featured on "Sax And The City: Musical Contributions From New York's Best Women Jazz Instrumentalists" (Apria Records, 2004). She released two more CDs, “Watercolor” (2002) and “Labyrinth” (2005), on her own Polisonic label; “Labyrinth” was a finalist for Best Jazz Album in the 2007 Independent Music Awards.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Watercolor


    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Pianist Kerry Politzer moves from the samba settings of her debut to the classic piano...
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