As a producer and songwriter in 2016, he’scollaborated with Autumn Rowe, Espa, Alessandra Grace, Tkay Maidza, NellieMcKay, Julia Price, Rimini Roudette, Sons of Serendip and Kiah Victoria. WithNellie McKay, two studio projects will be released in 2017. Kastner is aprofessional keyboardist for the Kiefer Sutherland band. He plays jazz piano inclubs around Los Angeles as a member of the band the Jazz Punks. With theirdebut album in 2012, Jazz Punks spent seven weeks in the top four of the CMJJazz Radio charts, as well as holding the #1 position during this time. As acomposer, Kastner is a two-time BMI Composition Award winner, as well as atwo-time ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award Recipient.Kastner is a producer and co-founder of The WeatherReport Legacy Project honoring the seminal jazz group Weather Report, with TonyZawinul, son of the late Joe Zawinul. He is producing the Weather Reportdocumentary "This is This," directed by Tony Zawinul.Philanthropically, Kastner is a Founding Partner & Creative Director of theMilt Olin Foundation, launching a global movement dedicated to endingdistracted driving through the #HandsOff Pledge.