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Edward Rosenberg III

Edward Rosenberg III

Bio #1

Edward RosenBerg III is and was.  is the 3rd.  and is and even just was.  In New Jersey, malfunctions aside, and just was.  He composes music and plays saxophones and clarinets and even is.  and even was.  and even beat-boxes.  and just was.  Edward is a member of Jerseyband, a 7-piece ensemble dedicating to playing new music that is loud and powerful and just.  and even reminiscent of Nintendo.  wet dry vac.  the internet was and is

 Bio #2  

Edward RosenBerg III (1979- ) has a degree in Jazz Performance from the Eastman School of Music and a Masters Degree in Composition from Queens College.  He performs regularly as a saxophonist/clarinetist/beat-boxer with a variety of jazz/rock/new-music groups.  Recent performances include Kamala Sankaram's new opera, Miranda (saxophone, clarinet, falsetto voice); Anti-Social Music (saxophone, clarinet); Project Jenny Project Jan (keyboards, glockenspiel, beat-box, back-up vox); Ben Gallina's Salo (saxophone).  Ed is a founding member of the instrumental prog-jazz-metal group, JERSEYBAND. The group has recorded 7 albums and played throughout the US and Europe. In 2007, JERSEYBAND was hand-selected by John Zorn to perform at his Full-Force Festival. In 2010, JERSEYBAND toured throughout Germany, Italy, Croatia and Slovenia to promote their recent album "Beast Wedding ".  In October of 2011, JERSEYBAND will return to Europe for another tour.

In addition to writing music for his own groups, Ed composes regularly in a variety of other contexts. Recent works include Galactic Mouthematics (2010), commissioned by the Cadillac Moon Ensemble, and Chickenometry (2011), commissioned by Anti-Social Music.  In 2010, Ed collaborated with keyboardist Justin Carroll on a commission to compose music for a 50 minute dance work created by the Irish dance company, Rex Levitates.  The piece, Secondary Sources, premiered in Dublin in May, 2010 and made it's New York debut in January of 2011. 

Ed also teaches privately in New York City. In 2005, he co-authored a method book with Walt Weiskopf entitled Beyond The Horn, published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz.  Ed is also occasionally employed as a math consultant for a web design company. Ed's music can be heard at