Roger Kellaway

Roger Kellaway’s discography runs to more than two hundred and fifty albums. He’s worked 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 music fields of jazz, classical and “pop”, also scoring for films and television.  His commissions include 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 concerto, “Songs of Ascent,” commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, conductor. He wrote a variety of chamber works for Carnegie Hall performances and served as musical director for Stephane Grappelli’s 80th Birthday Tribute, which included Yo-Yo Ma’s first entry into Jazz. Kellaway was honored with a Grammy Award for his music on the album “Memos From Paradise” for Eddie Daniels.

“To my ears, no one better exemplifies this approach to Jazz than does pianist Roger Kellaway.”

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Roger Kellaway Trio
Roger Kellaway pays tribute to Oscar Peterson, named the “Maharaja of the keyboard” by Duke Ellington, the man that redefined the jazz trio and is considered to have been one of the jazz pianists.  Having been performed at Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center, this concert is sure to thrill audiences and get their toes tapping to the dazzling keyboarding styles of Roger Kellaway and his trio.
Roger Kellaway solo piano
Swing back to the early 1900s with Roger Kellaway and hear him perform some of the most influential American pop songs and jazz standards from the Great American Songbook including the classics by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin. 
Many Moods of McCartney
Legendary jazz pianists Roger Kellaway and Peter Beets perform all styles of Sir Paul McCartney’s music, from classical masterpieces to greatest hits. For more information, click here!
Visions of America
A multimedia celebration of America featuring National Geographic, Newsweek, and Time photographer Joseph Sohm’s images. Roger Kellaway provides the musical score and arrangement, and lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman. Clint Eastwood narrates. For more information, click here!
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