Welcome to the website for composer/pianist Neal Kirkwood.

Website for composer/pianist Neal Kirkwood

Neal Kirkwood is a composer, pianist, arranger and bandleader living in New York City. Since moving to New York in 1981 he has been active as a performer and composer in the worlds of jazz, classical, and theater. He is currently composing for the Neal Kirkwood Big Band and Blue Inventions Trio. A new solo piano recording will be available in late November.

Blue Inventions by Neal Kirkwood

Blue Inventions is the latest release by jazz pianist and composer Neal Kirkwood. All of the music on this recording is composed by Mr. Kirkwood.

Order "Blue Inventions" at Bandcamp or visit the album page


Neal Kirkwood at Soundcloud

First of Three Dances for Four Hands, composed by Neal Kirkwood.
Performed by Neal Kirkwood and Tim Harrison

Second of Three Dances for Four Hands, composed by Neal Kirkwood.
Performed by Neal Kirkwood and Tim Harrison

Third of Three Dances for Four Hands, composed by Neal Kirkwood.
Performed by Neal Kirkwood and Tim Harrison