photo by Randy Tunnell

William Schwartzman | About

Pianist • Composer • Arranger

William Schwartzman

William Schwartzman is a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and a jazz performance major at The Juilliard School. Having studied under musicians Taylor Eigsti, Daniel Rotem, and the late Mike Lang, William has had the privilege of performing at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival, and the Vail Jazz Party within the last year. Inspired by a wide range of pianists from Art Tatum to Brad Mehldau, William’s study of jazz music has earned him early success, with multiple DownBeat Student Music Awards, the Grand Prize Winner in the Music Center’s Spotlight competition, and member of Gerald Clayton’s Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and Sean Jones’s NYO (National Youth Orchestra) Jazz ensemble. William performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City and toured Europe this summer with jazz master vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater and trumpet player Sean Jones.

With Herbie Hancock
With Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater and Sean Jones Backstage at the BBC Proms Performance (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)
Royal Albert Hall in London (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)
The Mint in Los Angeles.
With Brad Mehldau
At Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute with NYO Jazz 2023 (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)
NYO Jazz 2023 Weisbaden Concert (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)