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Mara Rosenbloom

Growing up in Madison, WI, Mara discovered music at an early age, finding her voice walking alone in the tall grass of Wisconsin’s prairie land, dancing on the piers, and listening with consistently open ears. Inherently drawn to the piano, both Mara’s playing as well as her compositions have been described by many as organic, honest, and lyrical.

Mara’s passion for music as well as human diversity and interaction eventually drew her to New York City, where she studied jazz composition & piano at New York University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies in 2008. Throughout her 6 years in New York City, Mara studied closely with Grammy award winning arranger & composer Gil Goldstein (Paul Simon, Michael Brecker, Jill Scott, Jonatha Brooke), Internationally acclaimed arranger & pianist Jim McNeely, jazz heavyweight Kenny Werner, and trumpeter/founder for the School of Improvised Music Ralph Alessi, among others.

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”Mara Rosenbloom has something special. I saw it coming even in her early compositions. She just has a musical vision and not even music college was able to dilute it. Listen and watch as her music evolves. We are all going to be more and more delighted by it.” Kenny Werner

“Fresh. Honest” Jason Lindner

“It's fairly infrequent that my attention is captured by good jazz as of late, but fellow NYU alum Mara Rosenbloom's new record School of Fish has been spinning steadily in my stereo this week. Mara is an incredibly talented composer and pianist whose use of space has sometimes amazed me, sometimes confounded me

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

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