Jonah Wei-Haas is an American pianist/keyboardist, producer, arranger, and teacher.
He first began playing classical piano at age 8. In high school, he was introduced to Thelonius Monk and promptly fell in love with jazz, funk, rock, and other groove and improvisational based music.
In 2007, Jonah received the World Tour Scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music where he studied with incredible musicians and teachers including: Joanne Brackeen, Ray Santisi, Leo Blanco, Jamey Haddad, Laszlo Gardony, Mark Whitfield, and Tiger Okoshi. In 2012, he graduated with Dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Piano Performance and Electronic Production and Design.
In the short time since leaving Berklee, Jonah has accumulated millions of views on YouTube as a sideman and also on his own channel which features performances of originals and arrangements of EDM songs on his Nord Stage EX. Jonah has booked and performed three US tours with his original jazz group, Koan Collective, culminating in a headlining performance at the OK Jazz Hall of Fame. Jonah performs regularly with Chicago locals, Briar Rabbit (BB King’s nephew) and Godwin Anthology. Jonah composed and contributed original electronic music for the gaming documentary, “Die Noobs,” which premiered fall 2014 on Twitch.tv. He has shared the stage with Larry Finn, Dave ‘Fuze’ Fiuczynski, Sal Difusco, Eldar Djangirov, Tom Jackson, Trentino, April Henry, and Jan Smith to name a few.
Jonah also makes up 1/3 of the live performance based EDM group, FutureFreqs, alongside Aloma Steele and SirensCeol.
Currently, Jonah is a freelance studio musician and producer currently living in Los Angeles, CA. Most recently, Jonah has been playing keys with Branden James (America's Got Talent), Robbery Inc. (former guitarist from TRAPT), and FutureFreqs (his electronic side project featuring Aloma Steele + SirensCeol).
Jonah also teaches one-on-one private lessons and consultations on piano, music composition, music production, social media, and YouTube/SoundCloud branding + marketing.
Jonah Wei-Haas is endorsed by Nord Keyboards, Moog, Source Audio, Lewitt Microphones, and LastHundred Clothing.