Guest Picks: Geoffrey Keezer

Pianist Geoffrey Keezer in the WNYC studios

Jazz pianist and composer Geoffrey Keezer performed live on the Leonard Lopate Show recently. He also told us what he's been listening to lately -- and it's a lot! Find out what's on his iPod...

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

           I have a 5-year-old at home, so the only movies I’ve been to in the last 5 years are kids movies.  I loved the soundtrack to “Tangled” [insert smiley face here]

 

What are you listening to right now?

           Allan Holdsworth – “All Night Wrong”
        Chick Corea – “The Vigil”
        Dirty Projectors – “Bitte orca”
        Kimbra – “Vows”
        Louis C.K. – “Shameless”
        Roberta Flack + Donny Hathaway
        Wayne Shorter – “Without a Net”

 

What’s the last great book you read?

           “The Corrections” by Jonathan Franzen

 

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

           Heavy metal + electonical [insert another smiley face here]

 

What’s your favorite comfort food?

           Anything made with rice: paella, risotto, fried rice