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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

"Exquisite touch and marvelous taste..."

-Dr. Mark Gridley, jazz historian, author of Jazz Styles and
Concise Guide to Jazz [on Every End is a Beginning]

 

News

 

 

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

$10,000 prize to compose a new work for the Los Angeles-based Symphonic Jazz Orchestra

 

Signed with GRAMMY winning record label Summit Records to release The Scott Routenberg Trio's debut CD Every End Is A Beginning (March 2017)

 

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

 

Jazz wind quintet Headwinds selected for performance at TUTTI New Music Festival 2017,
to be performed by the Rococoa Quintet at Denison University, Ohio

 

 

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