A Ritual of Transformation: Kurt Rosenwinkel Turns His Hand to the Piano


Since his mid-30s, Kurt Rosenwinkel, now 51, has held quasi-guitar god stature among connoisseurs of the instrument, jazz-oriented or otherwise. That’s one reason why Plays Piano, Rosenwinkel’s recent solo piano recital on his label, Heartcore, is so intriguing to contemplate and listen to. Throughout this recital of 10 original works, Rosenwinkel presents a compelling pianistic

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