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Roger Kellaway

Roger Kellaway has been described as “a musical chameleon” and “the most awesome jazz pianist quite possibly anywhere on earth”. His discography runs to more than two hundred albums. He's performed with everyone from Elvis to Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie to Yo Yo Ma, Joni Mitchell to Mancini and Quincy Jones to Michael Tilson Thomas.

Kellaway is not only a major pianist, he is a composer of protean ability, writing in the jazz, classical and popular music fields, and scoring for films and television. His acclaimed “Cello Quartet” albums for A&M (recently re-released on Verve) are described by some as “crossover”, “chamber jazz”, and by others as the beginning of “New Age” music. They were the first in an eclectic array of projects beginning in the 1960’s. Roger's commissions included a ballet for George Balanchine and the New York City Ballet, orchestral pieces for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The National Symphony, the New American Orchestra and a variety of chamber works for Carnegie Hall performances, ending with the world premiere of his concerto, “Songs of Ascent,” commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, conductor. Roger later conducted the second performance with The Sapporo Symphony.

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Roger Kellaway Live at the Jazz Standard
Roger Kellaway Live...
IPO Recordings
2009
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Live At The Jazz Standard
Live At The Jazz...
IPO Recordings
2008
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Heroes
Heroes
IPO Recordings
2007
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Heroes
Heroes
IPO Recordings
2006
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I Was There: Roger Kellaway Plays from the Bobby Darin Songbook
I Was There: Roger...
IPO Recordings
2005
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I Was There: Roger Kellaway Plays from the Bobby Darin Songbook
I Was There: Roger...
IPO Recordings
2004
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