Keybomb is the studio of Philadelphia native Howie Gordon who has been an active musician in the Philadelphia area for over 30 years. He is also an experienced studio musician, working extensively with Grammy® nominated producer David Ivory, and has performed session work at Dylanava Studios, Sigma Sound, Studio 4, Philadelphia International Records and others. You can hear examples of his work on the Audio page.
Howie is on faculty at Montgomery County Community College in the Sound Recording & Music Technology Department, where he teaches audio production, digital music technology, synthesis & sound design, music theory, and directs the college jazz ensembles. He has also taught Audio Production at Rowan University. He was the Director of Private Lesson Programs for Music Training Centers, LLC for 9 years, where he developed curriculum and taught piano to students of all ages.
Howie is a graduate of Philadelphia’s University of the Arts with a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance, with concentrations in composition and music technology. He is a recipient of the Steinway Award for Outstanding Pianistic Ability, Musicianship, and Artistic and Academic Scholarship, and the National Academy of the Recording Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in the Field of Music and the Recording Arts and Sciences.
He currently plays keyboards with his original funk band, Package.