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Roberta Piket

The daughter of a European composer and a Great American Songbook singer, native New Yorker Roberta Piket is a pianist who loves to swing while exploring the more adventurous harmonic possibilities of jazz and improvised music.

Roberta’s father was the Austrian composer Frederick Piket, whose works were performed by the New York Philharmonic under famed conductor Dimtri Metropolis. (The elder Piket, who passed away when Roberta was eight, is also renowned for his significant contribution to the musical liturgy of reform Judaism.)

From her mother, Cynthia, Roberta learned by ear the tunes of Porter, Gershwin, Kern, Rodgers, and Berlin (as well as accompanying lyrics).

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”Roberta Piket is a gifted pianist and composer who leads one of the most accomplished and idiosyncratic piano trios in jazz…” -Tom Conrad, JazzTimes

“The jazz pianist Roberta Piket isn't a blusterer: each of her pieces seeks to solve a particular problem, and she's quietly been working on form and conceptual matters in the spirit of devoted explorers like Chick Corea and Richie Beirach.” -Ben Ratliff, New York Times

“Constantly curious, she has released a series of recordings probing across the landscape from retro��”mainstream to free jazz.” -Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times

A favorite of Marian McPartland, Piket is a deeply swinging, intelligent, two-fisted pianist. -Paul deBarros, Seattle Times

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Aug25Thu Roberta Piket
Ibeam
Brooklyn, NY
8:30 pm
Aug26Fri Roberta Piket
Trumpets Jazz Club & Restaurant
Montclair, NJ
8:00 pm
Aug27Sat Roberta Piket
SmallsLIVE at Brasserie Ruhlmann
New York, NY
7:30 pm
Aug28Sun Roberta Piket
The ShapeShifter Lab
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 pm
Aug29Mon Roberta Piket
Quinn's
Beacon, NY
8:00 pm
Aug29Mon Roberta Piket
Quinn's
Beacon, NY
8:00 pm
Aug29Mon Billy Mintz Quintet
Quinn's
Beacon, NY
8:00 PM

Albums

One for Marian
One for Marian
Thirteenth Note Records
2016
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One for Marian: Celebrating Marian McPartland
One for Marian:...
Thirteenth Note Records
2016
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Emanation: Solo Volume 2
Emanation: Solo...
Thirteenth Note Records
2015
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Op Der Schmelz Live
Op Der Schmelz Live
NEMU Records
2014
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Mintz Quartet
Mintz Quartet
Thirteenth Note Records
2013
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Solo
Solo
Thirteenth Note Records
2012
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