Jason Kouchak was born in Lyon, France and studied classical piano at the Royal College of Music (London) and Edinburgh University. He has performed at numerous prestigious venues, including the Royal Festival Hall London, La Salle Pleyel Paris and the Edinburgh International Festival. His repertoire includes his own compositions, jazz, popular French and English standards and his first love, classical music. He has recorded five albums and appeared on the BBC and the Japanese Broadcasting company, NHK. He is based in London and Paris.