SCOTT ROUTENBERG jazz pianist composer arranger orchestrator educator






"Scott Routenberg is a rare musician with both the experience to play modern jazz piano on the highest level and the discipline to write elegant, long form symphonic pieces."
-Christian Howes, jazz violinist




"A writer with a distinctive original voice and the solid craft to match."
-Fred Sturm, jazz composer and educator




"An exceptional performing pianist to be included among the world's finest."
-Ron Miller, University of Miami Frost School of Music




"His sophisticated sense of harmony and rhythm is compelling - and the group executes the material superbly.  Early candidate for 'jazz record of the year' in my book."
(on Every End is a Beginning)

-Dr. Brad Stone, Host of The Creative Source, JazzWeek Programmer of the Year Award Winner




"The soundtrack-ready opus resembles some of fellow keyboardist Herbie Hancock's future shocks."
-Bill Meredith, JAZZIZ [on Jazztronicus]


News and Upcoming Events


September 23, 2017: Scott Routenberg Trio at Indy Jazz Fest 2017

October 8, 2017: Scott Routenberg Trio at the
BOP STOP Jazz Club, Cleveland, Ohio

July 4, 2017:
Every End is a Beginning (Summit Records) is Jazz Album of the Week on

June 19, 2017: Every End is a Beginning (Summit Records) reached
#65 on JazzWeek national radio charts, "Chartbound" for 2 weeks

June 17, 2017: Every End is a Beginning is
#33 on Roots Music Report Top 50 Jazz Albums

















Scott Routenberg Trio's debut album Every End Is A Beginning released March 10, 2017 on Summit Records
















Tampa, FL: International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers Symposium, received SONIC Award for Best Arrangement, presented poster session











2016 Winner of The ASCAP Foundation/Symphonic Jazz Orchestra 2nd Annual Commissioning Prize

to compose a new work for the
Los Angeles-based
Symphonic Jazz Orchestra












Commissioned by multiple GRAMMY winner Howard Levy to arrange his compositions Piano Man Strut and Salvation for big band

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