David Ian

Toronto-born jazz pianist and guitarist known for his holiday-themed albums. David Ian is a jazz pianist known for his holiday-themed albums. Born David Ghazarian in Toronto, Canada, Ian began playing classical piano around age five, and later studied jazz piano with Akron, Ohio’s Pat Pace. Besides piano, Ian is also an accomplished guitarist and played in various rock bands growing up. After college, he played guitar in both Church of Rhythm (later renamed Superchick) and Audio Adrenaline before embarking on a solo piano career. In 2011, Ian released his debut jazz piano album, Vintage Christmas. The album was well received and in 2013 he followed up with Vintage Christmas Wonderland. In 2014, Ian released his third full-length album, the romance-themed Valentine’s Day. from allmusic

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