Jazz pianist/arranger/composer Steve Rudolph was created in 1949 in Evansville, IN, and began like a trumpet participant, before moving towards the secrets at he age group of 22. In 1977, Rudolph was asked to tour using the acclaimed Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, where time he performed alongside famous brands Helen O’Connell as well as the Mills Brothers. A yr later, Rudolph got relocated to Harrisburg, PA, where he became the chief executive (and creator) from the nonprofit jazz corporation Central PA Close friends of Jazz. Following that, he toured the globe using the Harrisburg Symphony and Miami’s ” NEW WORLD ” Symphony (the second option like a soloist), furthermore to getting such honors through the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Jazz Fellowship in 1995 and Jazz Composers Fellowship 2001. Rudolph was also called the best Growing Artist in the Jazz Instances Convention in NEW YORK in 1998, and in 1999, got the very best honors in Jazziz Magazine’s Seven Springs Jazz Event Piano Competition (playing at a display alongside drummer Louie Bellson, Grammy champion Tag Murphy, Al Gray, John Blake, Jeanie Bryson, Clark Terry, Paquito D’Rivera, Natural herb Ellis, Carl Allen, Friend DeFranco, Terry Gibbs). Rudolph in addition has had enough time to concern albums with others so that as a single designer, including Everything I REALLY LIKE (1995) with Roger Humphries, Dwayne Dolphin, and Steve Varner; Pure Creativity (1997) with Robin Function, Paul Langosch, and Expenses Goodwin; Crabtree & Evelyn — Music for Love (1998) using the Steve Rudolph Trio; and Xmas using the Steve Rudolph Trio (1998) offering Paul Langosch and Matt Wilson, amongst others. Rudolph can be a producer, making a creation credit aswell as carrying out on Cathy Chemi’s debut Compact disc, You & I, in 1999.