Philip Kuehn

Philip Kuehn is a bassist, arranger, composer and educator who has performed professionally with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Branford Marsalis, Carl Allen, Rodney Jones, Khristian Dentley of Take 6, Cyrille Aimee, Anthony Hamilton, Dr. Billy Taylor, Roy Hargrove and others

Philip Kuehn is a bassist, arranger, composer and educator who has performed professionally with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Branford Marsalis, Carl Allen, Rodney Jones,  Khristian Dentley of Take 6, Cyrille Aimee, Anthony Hamilton, Dr. Billy Taylor and Roy Hargrove, among others. Formerly the regular bassist for Jonathan Batiste’s groups, including the “Stay Human” band, Philip has made several guest appearances on the Late Show with Steven Colbert. Five of Philip’s arrangements for strings and choir appear on “Christmas with Jon Batiste”, featuring artists such as Aloe Blacc, Judith Hill, Sean Jones, and Jason Marsalis. His arrangements have been featured on CBS. The album placed #3 on the Billboard Jazz chart, and #1 on the Heatseeker's chart. He has also recorded with Cyrille Aimee, Khristian Dentley, Kirk Whalum, Justin Kauflin. He currently lives in Ephraim, Utah with his wife and three children, where he is the Director of Jazz Studies at Snow College.

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PHIL KUEHN IS A MASTER MUSICIAN AND ARRANGER WHOSE MUSICAL ABILITIES ARE UNPARALLELED IN HIS GENERATION. HE’S ALSO THE GREATEST PERSON YOU’LL EVER MEET AND IS MY FAVORITE BASS PLAYER.
— Jonathan Batiste
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Philip Kuehn is a bassist, arranger, composer and educator who has performed professionally with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Jonathan Batiste, Branford Marsalis, Carl Allen, Rodney Jones,  Khristian Dentley of Take 6, Cyrille Aimee, Anthony Hamilton, Dr. Billy Taylor and Roy Hargrove, among others. Formerly the regular bassist for Jonathan Batiste’s groups, including the “Stay Human” band, Philip has made several guest appearances on the Late Show with Steven Colbert. Five of Philip’s arrangements for strings and choir appear on “Christmas with Jon Batiste”, featuring artists such as Aloe Blacc, Judith Hill, Sean Jones, and Jason Marsalis. His arrangements have been featured on CBS. The album placed #3 on the Billboard Jazz chart, and #1 on the Heatseeker's chart. He has also recorded with Cyrille Aimee, Khristian Dentley, Kirk Whalum, Justin Kauflin. He currently lives in Ephraim, Utah with his wife and three children, where he is and has been the Director of Jazz Studies at Snow College since 2014.