Wayne Krantz

Wayne Krantz

Wayne Krantz began piano tuition at a young age but he "hated it. At age 14 I heard the Beatles and soon started playing guitar. I enjoyed not being told to practice." Growing up in Corvalis, Oregon, Krantz started playing in rock and country groups and later, after graduating from high school, he moved to Boston to attend the Berklee School Of Music. Shortly before his move he had discovered jazz in his father's record collection (The Poll Winners feat. guitarist Barney Kessel) and jazz became his main interest. "My first musically important job... more