Born: December 30, 1981 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Daniel Rosenthal is a Boston based trumpet player and composer. His debut cd as a leader, Lines, will be released September 13th on American Melody Records. It features ten original compositions and two by Thelonious Monk. The cd features Rosenthal on trumpet, Rick Stone on alto saxophone, Kendall Eddy on bass, Austin McMahon on drums and on four tracks, Wes Corbet (Joy Kills Sorrow) on banjo.
Rosenthal has been a member of the legendary Boston esnsemble, the Either/Orchestra, since 2006 and has toured many times throughout Europe, North America and Africa with the group. He plays a key role on the group's 2010 release on Accurate Records, Mood Music for Time Travelors. Other notable releases that Daniel has contributed to include Mulatu Steps Out (2010 - Strut Records) by Mulatu Atstatke and Everything is Saved, (2011) by the David Wax Museum.
Rosenthal is the son of acclaimed singer/songwriter and string player, Phil Rosenthal. He studied music at New England Conservatory (B.M and M.M.) where he studied extensively with legendary soprano saxophonist, Steve Lacy and long-time Boston Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet, Charles Schlueter. He also has studied with Bob Brookmeyer, John McNeil, Hankus Netsky, Laurie Frink and Jerry Bergonzi.
In addition to being an active performer, Rosenthal is also a dedicated teacher. He teaches trumpet at several high schools and is a certified Alexander Technique teacher.
Recent venues where Daniel has performed include: Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Chicago Jazz Festival, National Theater (Addis Ababa), City Theater (Addis Ababa), Alliance Francaise (Dire Diwa), Teatro Manzoni (Milan), Moers Jazz Festival (Germany), The Barbican (UK), Glastonbury Festival (UK), Music Meeting (Holland), What is Classical Festival (Toronto), Festival of World Cultures (Ireland), Helsinki Festival, Jazz and Ribs Festival (Columbus), Iridium, Smalls, Regattabar, Historic Sweets Ballroom (Oakland), Ryles, Soder Theater (Stockholm), Beantown Jazz Festival, Sanders Theater, Jordan Hall, Institute of Contemporary Art (Bosotn), Litchfield Jazz Festival, and Denver University.
Daniel has performed with Eithiopian music legends, Mulatu Atstatke, Mahmoud Ahmed, Getachew Mekurya, and Alemayehu Eshete. He has also shared the stage with such jazz icons as Steve Lacy, Anthony Braxton, Joe Morris, Allan Chase, Bob Brookmeyer, Medeski Martin and Wood, George Garzone, Ben Monder, Miguel Zenon, Josh Roseman, Curtis Hasselbring, Mike Rivard, Matt Wilson, John Carlson, Charlie Kohlhase, Yoron Israel, Jason Palmer, Ted Poor, Nate McBride, Matt Moran, Bob Moses and many others.
Addition recordings that feature Daniel include, Multitude by Characteristic Pitches (feat. Robin Eubanks) ('09), A Treasury of Bluegrass and Country Songs by Phil Rosenthal ('09) Gentle as the Sun by Naomi Sommers ('09), Futile Serenade by Colin Stack ('09), and Tiny Orchestra by Johannes Bauer (2008).
Jamaica Plain, MA
Willing to teach:
Lexington High School, Milton High School, and private studio in Newton, Brookline and Boston. Please inquire for rates and availability.