Santiago Leibson (b. 1988) is a Brooklyn-based, Argentinian-born jazz pianist and composer.
He has released seven records: Amon (2014), Pendular (2015), Out of Orden (2016), Episodes (2018), Little Pieces (2020), La Cancel (2020), and Aparecerse (2022).
He has played with many different musicians such as Michael Attias, Francisco Mela, Sean Conly, Gerald Cleaver, Matt Pavolka, Mark Ferber, Oscar Noriega, Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Marty Ehrlich, Tony Malaby, Michael Sarin, Hery Paz, Kenneth Jimenez, Camila Nebbia, Lim Yang, Nicolás Politzer, Maxi Kirszner, Fermín Merlo and many others.
He has also performed at different places in NY such as Bar Lunatico, Barbes, The Owl (New York), and in some other cities, and countries. In 2019 and 2022 he was part of the music series “Sophia Rossoff Presents” organized by the Abby Whiteside Foundation.
In 2014, he was awarded a loan from the Fondo Nacional de las Arts (National Arts Fund) in Argentina to continue his studies at New York University. In 2012, he won a scholarship to participate in the one-week residency program Encuentro Argentino de Improvisación y Composición Musical (National Meeting of Improvisation and Musical Composition).
He also teaches at the Brooklyn Conservatory and Mark Murphy's Music School.
Ph: Kenneth JImenez