Ted Rosenthal is one of America’s great jazz pianists.
He won the Thelonius Monk piano competition in 1988. His first album as leader featured Ron Carter, Billy Higgins and Tom Harrell. Fifteen CDs later, he is a Steinway artist who serves on the faculties of both Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music. Most recently, he has composed the acclaimed jazz opera Dear Erich, premiered by New York City Opera, based on letters from his grandmother in Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1941.
Over the years, he's collaborated with giants of this music including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Jon Faddis, Lee Konitz, Bob Brookmeyer, Randy Brecker, George Mraz and Lewis Nash. He has been the go-to collaborator for vocalists like Mark Murphy, Helen Merrill, Barbara Cook and Ann Hampton Calloway....