Andrew Kahn

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Andy Kahn
Andy Kahn at Piano (Photo - Kathy Poole).jpg
Andy Kahn
Background information
Birth name Andrew S. Kahn
Born (1952-07-23) July 23, 1952 (age 64)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres Jazz, Disco, Great American Songbook
Occupation(s) Pianist/Vocalist, Composer, Teacher, Lecturer, Arranger, Producer
Years active 1970 – present
Labels West End Records Fresh Sound MaxRoxx Music

Andrew Kahn (born July 23, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), frequently credited as Andy Kahn, is a music composer, arranger and producer who was most active in the dance and disco scene in the late 1970s. In 1978, he wrote and produced Karen Young's song, "Hot Shot", for West End Records.[1] The song entered into many of Billboard's sixteen regional Disco Action charts in July, August and September of that year,[2][3] reaching the number one spot in Billboard's national Disco Action Top 40 chart on August 5, 1978 for two weeks. In 2009, Kahn returned to performing solo onstage, presenting a repertoire by American composers from the first half of the 20th century.[4][5][6] In 2016, Andy Kahn became a Steinway Spirio Artist.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASCAP: "Hot Shot"
  2. ^ Google Books: Billboard, 9/2/1978
  3. ^ Google Books:Billboard, 8/12/1978
  4. ^ Klauber, Bruce (21 October 2010). "Andy Kahn: Songs of the Spirit". Jazz Times. Retrieved 25 July 2011. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Pritchard, Mike (26 August 2009). "Andy Kahn Protects the Classics". Atlantic City Weekly. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Klauber, Bruce (29 September 2011). "A Winning Bet: Andy Kahn Wows 'Em at Atlantic City's Resorts Hotel/Casino". Jazz Times. Archived from the original on 10 September 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  7. ^ WRTI: "http://wrti.org/post/visit-horowitz-steinway-piano"