Jan Hammer

RKB-Jan_HammerJan began playing piano at age 4, but started formal lessons two years later. His parents were both involved with music. His father had played vibraphone and bass guitar thoughout his schooling, and his mother was a singer.

He had intended to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a doctor, but changed his mind when a family friend encouraged him to pursue music

Jan received a full scholarship to The Berklee College of Music in Boston