Acclaimed pianist Ted Rosenthal has performed worldwide as a soloist, with his trio, and as a sideman with many Jazz greats including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, James Moody, Bob Brookmeyer and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. He has also been a featured soloist with several major American orchestras including the Detroit Symphony. Winner of the 1988 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition, Rosenthal has released 15 CDs as a leader. His latest, Rhapsody in Gershwin (2014), reached #1 in Jazz album sales at iTunes. It features his arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue for Jazz trio. A recipient of three NEA grants, Rosenthal also composes music ranging from Jazz tunes to orchestral works and ballet scores, including for Alvin Ailey. He is a faculty member at Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School and is a published author.