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Bill Carrothers

Bill Carrothers has been a professional pianist for 35 years. He has played many venues throughout the U.S. and Europe including the The Village Vanguard, Village Gate, Knitting Factory, Birdland, Blues Alley, New Morning (Paris), the Monterey Jazz Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, the Audi Jazz Festival, the Nevers Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, Jazz Middelheim, AngraJazz, and the Marciac Festival in France. In October of 2000, Mr. Carrothers headlined the prestigious Rising Star Tour throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. He has been a leader on twenty-six recordings, all of which have received critical acclaim. His sideman credits include some of the greatest names in jazz including Scott Colley, Buddy DeFranco, Dave Douglas, Curtis Fuller, Drew Gress, Tim Hagans, Billy Hart, Billy Higgins, Ari Hoenig, Freddie Hubbard, Dave King, Lee Konitz, James Moody, Gary Peacock, Dewey Redman, Charlie Rouse, James Spaulding, Bill Stewart, Ira Sullivan, Toots Thielemans, and Benny Wallace. Mr. Carrothers has been an adjunct professor at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin since 2011.

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“The relentlessly inventive pianist Bill Carrothers' harmonic sophistication has to be heard to be believed.” —Chicago Tribune

“Modern jazz piano trio playing doesn’t get a whole lot better than on Home Row...” —The New York Times

“Carrothers' discs are epistles of taste and derring-do.” —Village Voice

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Mass City, MI

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Adjunct Professor - Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

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