The noted pianist and composer Earl Rose plays a selection of original arrangements of The Beatles’ greatest songs.
"Rose is a living connection to the era of show business that his repertoire, drawn largely from the canonic pop and jazz standards that make up the Great American Songbook evokes."
The New York Times
"His obvious love for the material never overshadows his technical acumen, lending a nearly perfect balance to these classic songs."
About the Artist
Earl Rose is an American composer, pianist, arranger and conductor. Classically trained, Rose graduated from the Mannes College Of Music in New York, majoring in piano and studying with Edith Oppens and Frances Dillon. He also studied abroad at the Vienna Academie Of Music and conducting at The Juilliard School under Emanuel Balaban.
In addition to writing film and television music, Rose has composed several well-known pop and R & B songs. he has received numerous awards for his music, which include winning a Daytime Emmy award, receiving 13 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations and a News and Documentary Emmy Award Nomination. While still in college, he became the Assistant Music Conductor for The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, and later went on to compose the theme songs for Captain Kangaroo, Dick Cavett Show as well as Ryan’s Hope and All My Children.
Rose, as pianist and conductor, appears in concert throughout the world. These appearances include performing with his jazz trio and Earl Rose and Friends (piano, bass, drums, and cello).
About Steinway & Sons label
The STEINWAY & SONS music label produces exceptional albums of solo piano music across all genres. The label — a division of STEINWAY & SONS, maker of the world’s finest pianos — is a perfect vessel for producing the finest quality recordings by some of the most talented pianists in the world.