Taylor Eigsti

Born 24 September 1984.


Taylor Eigsti (born September 24, 1984) is an American jazz pianist and composer.

Eigsti's current trio features bassist Harish Raghavan and drummer Eric Harland. He is also a member of Eric Harland's Voyager, Kendrick Scott's Oracle, and Gretchen Parlato's group.

Eigsti has performed and recorded with many contemporaries including: Kurt Rosenwinkel, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton, Ambrose Akinmusire, Walter Smith III, Dayna Stephens, Julian Lage, Reuben Rogers, Larry Grenadier, and Mike Moreno, among others.

Eigsti was considered a child prodigy. He has been a faculty member at the Stanford Jazz Workshop at Stanford University since age 15. He has recorded seven albums as a leader and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. He currently resides in New York City with his wife.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Let It Come To You

    Let It Come To You 2008

    Reviewed by John Eyles
    This is not yet the classic that Eigsti promises to deliver soon.
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