Matt Herskowitz, Piano | Mat Fieldes , Bass | David Rozenblatt, Drums
Equally accomplished as jazz and classical musicians, the Matt Herskowitz Trio has performed at major jazz and chamber music festivals throughout Europe and North America, including the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the Naumburg Orchestra Concerts Series (Central Park, NYC), Musikfest Bremen (Bremen, Germany), the Singer Festival (Warsaw), the Rhino Jazz Festival (Lyon, France), El Paso Chamber Music Festival (Texas), the Mineria Chamber Music Festival (Mexico City), Classic Chamber Concerts (Naples, Florida), Luzerne Chamber Music Festival (Lake Luzerne, NY), and the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York, of which Matt Herskowitz is artist-in-residence. Programs they’ve performed over the years include Chopin Reimagined, featuring their arrangements of four Etudes and the entire Sonata no. 2 in Bb minor; Bach XXI, their album with acclaimed classical violinist Philippe Quint featuring Matt’s arrangements of selected Bach pieces; From Bach To Brubeck, which features Matt’s arrangements and original compositions based on the music of both composers; Jerusalem Trilogy, the title of their 2010 album featuring Matt’s original compositions and arrangements in a unique fusion of Classical, Jazz, Arab and Jewish musical styles and genres; and Gershwin Reconstructed, featuring Matt’s “reconstructed” arrangements of classic Gershwin songs. MHT’s latest album, Bach Reinvented, was released in June 2018 on Enja Records (Marsyas label). The album features the trio in 9 new Bach arrangements with virtuoso flutist extraordinaire Andrea Griminelli.