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]

Upcoming Events     

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

December 9, 2017: Scott Routenberg Trio at Merrimans' Playhouse, South Bend, Indiana

December 31, 2017: Scott Routenberg Trio at The Center for the Performing Arts/The Palladium's New Years Eve Extravaganza, Carmel, Indiana


Events Calendar



July, 2017:
Every End is a Beginning (Scott Routenberg Trio/Summit Records) submitted for 60th Annual Grammy Awards

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

June 19, 2017: Every End is a Beginning 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.









Scott Routenberg Trio at Indy Jazz Fest Block Party 2017 at The Jazz Kitchen, 3pm, September 23, 2017












World Premiere of "The Anthropocene (The Human Age)" by the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, California, September 30, 2017; Mitch Glickman, Music Director












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

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