Pianist Caelan Cardello has played and studied with some prominent figures in music today including pop songsmith Bruce Hornsby and jazz artists Jimmy Cobb, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jack Dejohnette, Wallace Roney, and Christian Mcbride and many other jazz greats in New York City’s legendary jazz haunts like Dizzy’s Club, Minton’s Playhouse, Smalls Jazz Club, and The Jazz Standard. Caelan’s musical accomplishments and live performances have garnered him several prestigious awards including the New Jersey Governor’s Award, the James Moody College scholarship award for “outstanding musicianship,” the 2021 BMI Foundation’s Future Jazz Master Award, and the “outstanding soloist” award at the Charles Mingus HS Competition & Festival. Caelan plays both solo and with his trio in New York City, around the tri-state area, and tours throughout the USA. Currrently, he is working toward a Master’s degree in jazz performance at The Juillard School.