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Richard Sussman Ensemble
Ensemble

Contact
Richard Sussman


Address
215 Elm St
Upper Nyack, NY, 10960
Phone
(845) 358-9060
Fax Number
(845) 358-9060

Additional Info
Repertoire
Jazz, New Music
Size
Sextet
Instrumentation
Mixed

Richard Sussman is a jazz pianist, composer, synthesist, educator, and author. He has performed with many jazz & pop greats including Lionel Hampton, Lee Konitz, Randy Brecker, Donna Summer, Blood Sweat & Tears, and has recorded 6 critically acclaimed albums of original music as a leader. His large scale compositions have been performed by the Metropole Orchestra and the American Composers Orchestra, among others. Richard has been a member of the jazz faculty at Manhattan School of Music since 1986. He has authored the book “Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age” (2012, OUP). Richard received a CMA New Jazz Works grant in 2014 to compose an hour long suite for jazz qnt, string qt, & electronics, premiered Dec, 2016 in NYC.

News

12.08.2015

Excited to be premiering my CMA composition, "The Evolution Suite", on 12/18 in Sparkill, NY; 12/19, ArtsWestchetser,White Plains; & 12/20 at the Symphony Space Thalia, NYC.  For jazz quintet, string quartet, and electronics.  

http://www.richardsussmanjazz.com