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.

Selected Discography/Credits

2017 - The Floor Ensemble's "The Shoemaker's Children" - Bass

2016 - Jon Batiste's "Christmas with Jon Batiste" featuring Aloe Blaac & Judith Hill - Bass & String/Choir Arrangements

2014 FILM - Alan Hicks' "Keep On Keepin' On" - On screen and on soundtrack

2013 - Jon Batiste's "Jazz Is Now" - Bass

2013 - Jon Batiste's "Social Music" - Bass

2012 - Victor Goines' "Twilight" - Bass

2011 - Bryan Carter's "Enchantment" - Bass and Composer

2010 - Justin Kauflin's "Introducing Justin Kauflin" - Bass

2010 - Cyrille Aimee's "Live at Smalls" featuring Roy Hargrove & Joel Frahm - Bass

2007 - Brandon Lee's "From Within" - Bass

2006 - Jon Batiste's "Live in New York: At the Rubin Museum of Art" - Bass