Karl Kohut is a New York-based bassist, composer, educator, and bandleader. A native of Winnipeg, Karl has performed with many distinguished artists, including Wynton Marsalis, Ralph Peterson Jr., and Jimmy Greene. He has performed at New York’s top jazz clubs, including Dizzy’s Club-Coca Cola, Blue Note, Smalls, and Zinc Bar. He has toured across the US and Europe as a member of Joseph Doubleday and Felix Peikli’s Showtime Band. Kohut is the recipient of several awards, including the $20,000 Juilliard Career Advancement Fellowship and the Canadian Youth Talent Competition.
Kohut has a master’s degree from The Juilliard School, where he studied with bassist Ben Wolfe, and both a master’s and bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba, where he studied with bassist Steve Kirby. As an educator, he has worked with high school students throughout the US with the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Youth Programs. In addition to his work as a jazz bassist, Karl has performed and recorded with artists in a variety of genres, including the Albany Symphony, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and hip-hop artist Mac Miller.
SEE KARL KOHUT @ THE CUBE LOUNGE
FRIDAY JUNE 23 | 7 PM