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Glenn Zaleski is one of the most in-demand pianists on the New York City jazz scene. Originally from Boylston, MA, Glenn has made a name for himself playing with the likes of Ravi Coltrane, Lage Lund, and Ari Hoenig. His debut album, My Ideal, was released in March of 2015 on Sunnyside, and has been receiving critical acclaim: Downbeat Magazine named it “sublime”, Jazz Times called it, “an engaging set by a talent worth watching,” and the New York Times named the record a “strong statement”, praising its “fluent but unhurried sense of phrase”.

Glenn has also released two popular albums with the collective Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato: Limitless (Capri 2013), and Anticipation (Capri 2011), as well as a duo record with his brother, saxophonist Mark Zaleski. (Duet Suite, 2010)

In 2011, Glenn was a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition, as well as a finalist for the 2011 APA Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz. He attended the Brubeck Institute Fellowship program in Stockton, CA from 2005-2007, and then finished his undergraduate studies at The New School in 2009. From 2009-2011, while working towards his graduate degree at NYU, Glenn was also on NYU faculty, teaching a variety of classes and private students.


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”An excellent young pianist notable for both his harmonic insight and his rhythmic composure...” —NY Times

“Glenn Zaleski has a sound.” —NPR.org

“A perfect balance of excitement and coherence...” —Jazz Times

“His playing is something to behold...” —Jazz Journal

“...blessedly warm and lyrical...” —Ottawa Citizen

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Album Cast Of Characters by Nick Finzer

Cast Of Characters

Outside in Music
2020

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Album Branches Vol. 1

Branches Vol. 1

Outside in Music
2020

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Album Solo vol. 1 by Glenn Zaleski

Solo vol. 1

Stark Terrace Music
2018

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Album That's a Computer by Lucas Pino

That's a Computer

Outside in Music
2018

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Album Fellowship by Glenn Zaleski

Fellowship

Sunnyside Records
2017

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Album My Ideal by Glenn Zaleski

My Ideal

Sunnyside Records
2015

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We're More Than the Sum of Our Influences

We're More Than the Sum of Our Influences

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

The Guru

The Guru

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

... the Alternative

... the Alternative

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

You'll Never Know ...

You'll Never Know ...

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

Venus

Venus

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

The Weatherman

The Weatherman

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

(Take the) Fork in the Road

(Take the) Fork in the Road

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

A Duke

A Duke

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

... Patience

... Patience

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

Patience...

Patience...

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

Brutus, the Contemporary

Brutus, the Contemporary

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

... Perspective

... Perspective

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

Evolution of ...

Evolution of ...

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

A Sorcerer (is a myth)

A Sorcerer (is a myth)

Glenn Zaleski
Cast Of Characters

Antiquity

Antiquity

Glenn Zaleski
That's a Computer

Table Talk

Table Talk

Glenn Zaleski
Fellowship

Waltz for MD

Waltz for MD

Glenn Zaleski
My Ideal

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