Ted Kooshian: Hubub! CD Release Performance

October 10th, 2022 7pm   Stage


Ted Kooshian/piano
John Bailey/trumpet
Jeff Lederer/saxophone
Dick Sarpola/bass
Greg Joseph/drums

Ted Kooshian


Ted moved to New York City in 1987, and since then has been working as a freelance musician, playing jazz gigs, Broadway shows, several tours, and teaching.

Over the years, Ted has worked with Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, Edgar Winter, Marvin Hamlisch, Sarah Brightman, Blood, Sweat, and Tears, and Il Divo. A sampling of the Broadway Show work he’s done includes Mamma Mia, The Lion King, Aida, Come Fly Away, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Spamalot. He has performed at the Detroit Jazz Festival, the Syracuse Jazz Festival, the Sun Valley Jazz Festival, and the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, as well as festivals in Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia.

In 2007 he finished the BA degree in music he started in San Jose. In addition to leading his own groups and projects, Ted is a member of several bands that play frequently in New York. He has been a member of the Ed Palermo Big Band since 1994. Starting in 2012, Ted has been playing solo piano five nights a week at Center Bar, one floor below Jazz At Lincoln Center in the Time/Warner Building.