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Rick Rosato

A native of Montreal, bassist Richard Rosato began performing on the local scene at the age of 18. In 2010, he graduated from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City where he studied with greats such as Larry Grenadier and Ari Hoenig. He tours regularly with groups such as Stranahan/Zaleski/Rosato Trio, as well as Ben Van Gelder Quintet

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“He is definitely a bassist to listen for - a compelling soloist, a rock-solid foundation, and a blooming compositional voice.” - David Ryshpan, Porkpiejazz

“It should be noted here that Rosato resembles no less a star of the bass viol as Charlie Haden for his lovely tone.” - Rob Johnson, Denver Jazz Music Examiner

“Rick Rosato (22) is one of the most versatile and virtuosic bass players around. His time is impeccable and his solos captivating. Rick’s sense of form, melody and harmony are as apparent as his perfect technical execution.” - Ben Van Gelder, benvangelder.com

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