Oz Ezzeldin


Pianist/Keyboardist * Composer * Producer * Educator

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Oz Ezzeldin, 

is a Northern African {Egyptian Born / American} Currently residing in the West Coast. He embarked on a journey of self-directed jazz study and began a rapid rise to excellence, His versatility makes him an especially valuable addition to a new generation of jazz virtuosos.

Oz's passion of Music and Jazz brought him to the USA at the age of 20. 
Since his arrival to New York in 2000, Oz's prodigious abilities at the Piano, Writing for Jazz Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra, Movie Scores, Jazz Fusion, R&B, Afro-Cuban, and Arranging, brought him to the attention of the professional Jazz scene in the USA and Worldwide. 

At the age of 29 Oz received a full Scholarship to attend Berklee College Of Music with the highest Honors from Berklee's evaluation team & faculty members: drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, piano great Ray Santisi. Oz was granted The Great John McLaughlin's name to use as a REFERENCE as an appreciation and recognition from Great John McLaughlin!   

Oz has collaborated on Workshops/Teaching Sessions at U.C Berkeley and California Jazz Conservatory and Berklee College Of Music.

Collaborations: 
Oz has shared the stage & the studio with some of the leading jazz musicians in the USA and the world including : John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham, Dave Weckl, Randy Brecker, Giovanni Hidalgo, Larry Coryell, Stanley Jordan, Kai Eckhardt, Tim Landers, Gary Grainger, Chuck Rainey, Simon Phillips, Sean Rickman, Dafnis Perito, Vikku Vinayakram, Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters) George Porter Jr, Garaj Mahal Band, Fareed Haque, Zakir Hussain, Orhan Osman's Turkophony All Stars, Ranjit Barot, Etienne Mbappe, Mark Guillermont, Bernard Wright , To name a few.