A Day in the Life of Paul Cornish

What is it like to be a rising star of the jazz world? How are the 2023 American Pianists Awards finalists spending their days leading up to the competition? Take a peek into the lives of these artists though our new short documentary series, A Day in the Life.

In this second installment, we go west to find Paul Cornish at home in Los Angeles after spending much of the spring and summer on tour.

Concert footage recorded live at Sam First in Los Angeles
Engineer: Nick Calapine


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