Daniel Rosenthal

Daniel Rosenthal is a Boston-based trumpeter/composer/educator. He co-leads the group, The Rosenthals, with his father, Grammy-nominated bluegrass singer and string-player, Phil Rosenthal. He leads his own quintet (the Daniel Rosenthal Quintet), which features Charlie Kohlhase and Rick Stone on saxophones, Jef Charland on bass, and Luther Gray on drums. He also co-leads the newly formed Rosenthal/Hofbauer Quartet which features Eric Hofbauer on guitar, Aaron Darrell on bass and Austin McMahon on drums. He is also a co-leader of The Sommers Rosenthal Family Band, with his sister, Naomi Sommers, and father, Phil Rosenthal.

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press quotes about Fly Away (released June 4, 2013 on American Melody):

“Even the original pieces on the disc resonate with a genuine vintage sounding authenticity, almost as if they were written decades ago. They're the real deal, not faux, retro schlock. With their unique vibrancy and freshness, they don't sound old- timey, but just plain timeless. “Fly Away” soars on the wings of Daniel's lyrical, elegantly chosen brass lines, and Phil's finger-picking skills and wonderfully weathered, unpretentiously expressive baritone, evocative of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash.” Owen McNally, Hartford Courant

“At once beautifully strange and deeply traditional..

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Jamaica Plain, MA

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I currently teach trumpet at Lexington High School, Milton High School, and privately in Newton, Brookline and Boston. Please inquire for rates and availability.

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