TED ROSENTHAL first achieved international recognition by winning first prize in the 2nd annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition.
Since that time he has performed with many jazz greats, including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer and James Moody.
Ted has released 13 CDs as a leader, featuring new treatments and "derangements" of jazz standards as well as his
A faculty member of Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School, Ted is very active in jazz education. He teaches courses on a variety of topics and presents jazz clinics throughout the world.
"Rosenthal is a pianist of rarest skill, weaving rapid
lines that span out into rich chordal
patterns, parallel octaves and hints of the
-- Leonard Feather, The Los Angeles Times
"A new jazz leader"-- John S. Wilson, The New York Times