Chamber Music at Rodeph Sholom Classical Jazz Concert

“Theme, Moods and Angles” for flute, cello and Jazz Trio”
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, Ted Rosenthal, piano,
Cantor Rebecca Garfein, vocals, Susan Rotholz, flute, Eliot Bailen,
cello and Artistic Director, Thomson Kneeland, bass, and Chris
, 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 Thelonius 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
Murphey.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 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.