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Written In The Rocks

Written In The Rocks is featured on Top Ten Jazz Album lists of 2016

Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune Rosnes long ago earned a reputation as a first-rate pianist, but with "Written in the Rocks" she affirms her gifts as composer with a fertile imagination and a technique to match. Even if you didn't know that "Written in the Rocks" has specific pictorial and programmatic purposes, its stunning array of instrumental colors, exquisitely refined voicings and lush harmonic palette command attention. Rosnes' score benefits greatly from the contributions of vibraphonist Steve Nelson, flutist-saxophonist Steve Wilson, bassist Peter Washington and drummer…
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Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap win Grammy for The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern (Sony)

Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap: The Silver Lining wins Grammy Award

The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern (Columbia) wins a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Album *****"As in the Bennett/Evans album, the pianist is a full collaborator, not just an accompanist. A major difference however, - and arguably for the better - is that Charlap's fabulous playing is supported on 11 of the 14 tunes by the judicious addition of three exceptional musicians: pianist Renee Rosnes, who joins him on four tunes, and his sidemen of 20 years, bassist Peter Washington and drummer…
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“Waiting For The Angel” – features new songs composed by Renee Rosnes with lyrics by author David Hajdu

Author David Hajdu makes his songwriter debut recording, culminating a 5-year collaboration with esteemed multi-genre composers Renee Rosnes, Jill Sobule, Fred Hersch, and Michael Leonard. The album is a collection of quirky, artful songs that defy easy categorization and it features vocal performances by Jo Lawry, Karen Oberlin, Michael Winther and Jill Sobule. The five songs composed by Renee with lyrics by David, include the opening track, Who Do You Belong To?, and Suffer, Your Project, Donna the Astronomer, and the bonus track, Weren't We…
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