“Variations” for solo piano

Esteemed pianist Jeffrey Jacob (who has recorded the complete piano music of George Crumb) has released his performance of Pat Morehead’s Variations for solo piano as part of his series “Contemporary American Eclectic Music for the Piano” on the New Ariel label.

Described by the Warsaw Music Journal as “unquestionably one of the greatest performers of 20th century music,” and the New York Times as “an artist of intense concentration and conviction,” Jeffrey Jacob received his education from the Juilliard School (Master of Music) and the Peabody Conservatory (Doctorate) and counts as his principal teachers, Mieczyslaw Munz, Carlo Zecchi, and Leon Fleisher.

Currently Artist-in-Residence at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, he received the 2002 Artist of the Year Award from the International New Music Consortium at New York University for his work as composer, pianist and educator.