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John Sawoski is an in-demand Los Angeles-based multi-keyboardist, composer, orchestrator, and musical director. He has played for and/or conducted numerous first-class touring musical productions, and his arrangements and orchestrations have been performed by the Philly Pops as well as many other orchestras and Hollywood studio ensembles. He has also played for three American Presidents and accompanied a wide variety of artists including Bernadette Peters, Michael Feinstein, Jim Carrey, Audra McDonald, and Rodney Gilfry. For more information, please see

Friday November 1st at 6:30 pm at Maggiano’s

Please join Emmy Award-winning vocalist Gregg Marx, Nedra Wheeler on bass and John Sawoski at the piano for another night of classics from The Great American Songbook…and beyond This Friday, November 1st 6:30 pm~10:00 pm The Lounge Maggiano’s at The Grove 189 The Grove Drive,  Los Angeles, CA Click for Map No Cover/No Minimum More information: Read More

Listen to entire Chopin Scherzo, then download

Click “Play” below to listen for free to the entire 9:52 long bonus track included with John Sawoski’s album Cinema Amore, recorded by John Sawoski at EastWest Studios in Hollywood, mastered at Hollywood’s Capitol Studios and Mastering, released July 2013, currently receiving radio airplay, and now available on iTunes, Spotify, Rhapsody, Amazon, and more.  And for only $0.99 you can click... Read More

Gregg Marx at Maggiano’s

Friday, September 6, 2013 from 6:30 to 10:00 pm – John Sawoski continues to play, arrange, orchestrate, and conduct for vocalist Gregg Marx, an Emmy-award winning actor who is the grandson of one of the Marx brothers. Cabaret Scenes said: Gregg’s “rich, smooth, resonant voice” is “so easy on the ears that one can listen to him for hours at a time,”... Read More

“Intersections” Concert with Soprano Perviz Sawoski

Perviz Sawoski & John Sawoski Intersections Soprano Perviz Sawoski and pianist John Sawoski perform arias and art songs of love, sublime beauty, indiscretions, and insanity, featuring compositions by Verdi, Mozart, Boito, Braga, Guastavino, Granados, Faure, Gounod, Mascagni, and others. Complimentary tickets available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211). Thu, September 12, 2013 | 11:15am | Free The Edye | SMC Performing Arts... Read More

New CDs

New Solo Piano CD – Cinema Amore on iTunes, Spotify, Rhapsody, and Amazon Click here for Album Notes PDF or click here for complete information on the CD. Preview below or click here to buy physical CD. New Vocal/Orchestral CD arranged and produced by John Sawoski – Shmueli’s “Believe” on iTunes – for more info click here   Read More

John Sawoski Bio

John Sawoski, born in Philadelphia, has been a Los Angeles-based multi-keyboardist, composer, and musical director since 1985. Besides serving as principal keyboardist for The Riverside County Philharmonic and The Capistrano Valley Symphony (which he has also guest conducted), he has performed with The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, The Pageant of the Masters Orchestra, The Pasadena Pops, The Long Beach Symphony, The San Bernardino Symphony, The Redlands Symphony,... Read More