Probably best known for his high profile role as bandleader/keyboardist/producer for Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes and pianist/vocalist with the powerful piano-driven Early Elton Trio—Jeff's skills have led him through an eclectic career: touring and recording with Rock icons Bon Jovi, Folk/Pop singer-songwriter Dar Williams, cross-country tripping with SNL/Dylan bandleader G.E. Smith, performing and recording with Roger Waters, exploring Americana with Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools, greasing grooves with Stax legends Steve Cropper & The Blues Brothers and vibing with the inimitable Downtown soul of Chocolate Genius.
Kazee's many televison appearances and presence on the NYC music scene have made him a fixture in House Bands for many of the largest & most successful Galas/Corporate/Charitable events—finding him writing, arranging & backing dozens of well known musical artists.
Jeff specializes in Music Directing, Arranging, Recording and Producing. His favorite instruments to play are the piano and the Hammond B3 organ.
He's a Contributing Writer for Keyboard Magazine & endorses Kurzweil keyboard products.
Kazee has produced and written original songs for The Asbury Jukes' "SOULTIME!", "Pills & Ammo", "Men Without Women: Live From The Stone Pony", & The Poor Fools' "Songs From The Barn".
Kazee performs extensively as a member of these fine bands:
GLAD: The Music of Traffic