Roberta Piket

Instrument: Piano

Born: August 9

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.)

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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

Videos

Audio

Events

Date Event Time
May26Fri Party Of 3
ShapeShifter Lab
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 pm
Jul23Sun Billy Mintz Quintet
Downtown Music Gallery
New York, NY
6:00 pm
Jul23Sun Billy Mintz Quintet
Legion
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 pm
Jul29Sat Billy Mintz Quintet
Smalls Jazz Club
New York, NY
8:30 pm
Jul29Sat Billy Mintz Quintet
Smalls Jazz Club
New York, NY
7:30 pm
Jul30Sun Billy Mintz Quintet
ShapeShifter Lab
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 pm
Nov2Thu Roberta Piket
The Stone
New York, NY
10:00 pm