Press/Reviews


Pianomania (Singapore)

"Tapestry: Jeremy Monteiro with re:Sound" concert review by Chang Tou Liang
Arranger for several symphonic jazz charts
"The slow and reflective Nostalgia brought out Slavic melancholy, beginning like a Chopin
nocturne and closing like a Rachmaninov romance accompanied by lush strings."
"Arranger Scott Routenberg contributed to the color and variety of the concert."

2022

Jay Harvey Upstage   
"Four pianists cap Jazz Kitchen's three-day tribute to the late Chick Corea"
Review of "40 Fingers" Chick Corea Tribute Concert at the Jazz Kitchen 

2021

                                     
Jazz Weekly                                              

“Scott Routenberg: Inside” review by George W. Harris
2020

Michael Doherty’s Music Log                                  
“Scott Routenberg: [Inside]” review by Michael Doherty

2020

Musicalmemoirs’s Blog                                      
“Jazz Reflections on a Pandemic” by Dee Dee McNeil
Review of [Inside]

2020


Midwest Record                                        
“Scott Routenberg: Inside” review by Chris Spector

2020

Jazz Weekly                                              

“A Trio of Trios” by George W. Harris
Review of Supermoon
2018

Jazz Trail                                         

“Scott Routenberg Trio: Supermoon” review by Filipe Freitas
2018

L.A. Jazz Scene                                         
“Scott Routenberg: Supermoon” review by Scott Yanow
2018

JAZZIZ                                            
“Keys to the Kingdom” by Scott Yanow
Review of Every End is a Beginning

2017

WRUV Burlington, Vermont                                     
Review of Every End is a Beginning by Karen Hildebrand
"This trio is on the money.  Effortless and in command of the music. 
Routenberg's music offers a nice array of contemplitude, juxtaposed
tonalities and rhythmic play."
2017

Jay Harvey Upstage                                     
“Ball State jazz professor Scott Routenberg issues a fetching trio CD”
Review of Every End is a Beginning by Jay Harvey
2017

 

Soulandjazz.com                                             

Jazz Album of the Week—Every End is a Beginning
2017

 

University of Miami News and Events
"Frost Alum Receives The ASCAP Foundation/Symphonic Jazz Orchestra
Commissioning Prize"

2016

DownBeat                                              
“Christian Howes: Purpose and Power” by Michael Barris
On 2014 Ukraine performance of Routenberg’s Concerto for Jazz Violin
2016

Jay Harvey Upstage
"Wrapping up the 2015 Indy Jazz Fest: A personal account of music at
Saturday's Block Party"
by Jay Harvey
"Piano-bass-drums magic from a personal perspective."

The Star Press                                          
"Men on a Misson: MSO conductor, jazz violinist heading to Ukraine”
On 2014 Ukraine performance of Concerto for Jazz Violin in Lviv
2014

The Backstage Beat                                      
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert review by Dr. Wilson Trivino
“[Fanfare for a New Year was] the ultimate New Year’s Eve tune.”
2013

NUVO                                                

“Review: Live and Let Die: ISO Does McCartney” by Rita Kohn

“Scott Routenberg’s [arrangement of] Blackbird turned split-second
instrumental interplay into a realistic set of birdcalls.”
2011

 

South Florida Favorite CDs                                      
Bob Weinberg
Lots of Pulp
2008

 

Neapolitan (Naples, Florida)                                           

“Pops concert blends old, new beautifully” by Peg Goldberg Longstreth
Review of Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra
2007


The Palm Beach Post                                      
Review of Jazztronicus by Bill Meredith

"The soundtrack-ready opus resembles some of fellow keyboardist
Herbie Hancock's future shocks.”
2006

The Roswell Neighbor                                    

“All That Jazz: Roswell native hits new notes as composer, pianist”
by Joan Durbin
2005

 

All About Jazz                                          

“Jazz Songwriter wins Lennon Songwriting First Time”
2005

JAZZIZ                                              
“Notes” Congratulations on winning the John Lennon Songwriting Contest
Maxell Song of the Year
2005

Music Connection                                          

“Lennon Contest Gets Jazzy”
2005

The Palm Beach Post                                
“Routenberg imagines a victory” by Bill Meredith
2005

The Island Packet (Hilton Head, South Carolina)                                              
“Winners display talents at Jazz Society concert” by Louise Lewis

First place winner, Hilton Head Jazz Society Scholarship
2004


The Palm Beach Post                                   
“Freshly Squeezed” by Bill Meredith
Review of Lots of Pulp
2003

Citylink (front cover story/picture)                             
“The Mix Master” by Bob Weinberg
“Coins, clocks, silverware and orange juice: is there anything
Scott Routenberg can’t turn into music?”
“Fresh Squeezed: For Miami composer Scott Routenberg, the world is his studio”
2003

Radio and Television Interviews

 

Fox 59 News                                      

Interview for Ball State School of Music Feature on state network TV        

March 18, 2019, Indianapolis, Indiana

WICR Indianapolis                                         

Owl Music Group Radio Show Interview/Feature                        

Kenny Phelps, host

2018

 

WUSF Tampa                              
All Night Jazz Radio Interview, Michael Cornette, host    
2017         

 

WBST Muncie                                       
Indiana Public Radio BlueNotes, Larry Beck, host                 
Scott Routenberg Trio in-studio performance and interview

2017

 

WDNA Miami                                      
UM Bandstand                                                
Interview/Feature with host Alberto de la Reguera      

2007