Friday, May 30, at 8PM
Chamber Music at Rodeph Sholom reprises their classical/Jazz crossover ensemble in a new program which premiere's pianist/composer Ted Rosenthal's recent chamber jazz composition, Theme, Moods and Angles for flute, cello and Jazz Trio, on Friday evening, May 30th, at 8pm in Schnurmacher Chapel. The guest ensemble, Rosenthal, piano, Cantor Rebecca Garfein, vocals, Susan Rotholz, flute, Eliot Bailen, cello and Artistic Director, Thomson Kneeland, bass, and Chris Parker, drums, will play works by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1922) and Pablo Ziegler (1944-), Hector Villa-Lobos (1887-1959), Benny Carter (1907-2003) and Ted Rosenthal (1959-). Mezzo-soprano Cantor Rebecca Garfein will perform a selection of songs by Charles Dumont, Marvin Hamlisch, and Richard Rodgers.
Rosenthal, the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and 1st-prize winner of the 2nd Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, regularly performs and records new treatments and derangements" of great American standards, jazz tunes and classical themes, as well as his own original compositions. He is the pianist of choice for such top jazz vocalists as Anne Hampton Callaway, Helen Merrill, and Mark Murphy. The free concert is open to the public and RSVP is requested. For more information and to reply, call the Cantor's Study 646.454.3039, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 7 West 83rd Street, NYC can be reached by bus or subway. Take the B or C train, or the M86 bus to 86th Street and Central Park West and walk three blocks south.