Ted Rosenthal: A World of Piano–Gershwin, Bebop and Beyond
Oct 7 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$25.00 - $35.00
Solo Jazz Piano, Bebop, Mainstream
Award-winning pianist for many jazz greats (Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer and more), will perform music by great jazz pianists (Bill Evans, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk) as well as songbook standards (Gershwin, Rodgers), and his unique jazz takes on classical themes.
Ted Rosenthal is one of the leading jazz pianist/composers of his generation. He has performed worldwide as soloist, with his trio, and with many jazz greats including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, and James Moody. Winner of the Thelonious Monk International Competition, Rosenthal has released 15 critically acclaimed CDs as a leader. His latest, Rhapsody in Gershwin, reached #1 on iTunes and Amazon. Rosenthal has been a featured soloist with major orchestras including the Detroit Symphony and Phoenix Symphony. An active composer, Rosenthal’s jazz opera, “Dear Erich,” was commissioned and premiered by New York City Opera in 2019. The recipient of three NEA grants, Rosenthal has also been commissioned by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. Rosenthal is an author and active in jazz education. He is on the faculties of The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music.