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ABOUT

"Prodigiously gifted and versatile pianist”

— Stephen Holden, New York Times

TEDD FIRTH is a New York City based musical director, pianist and arranger.  
 

Recent highlights include being the musical director for the reunion of the original Broadway cast of "Into The Woods" at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts in Costa Mesa, CA as well as serving as musical director for Michael Feinstein's “Jazz and Popular Song” concert series at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

 

New York appearances include Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, Birdland, the Iridium, the Algonquin, the Cafe Carlyle and Feinstein's at the Regency. Numerous national appearances include a performance at the White House.  

 

As an arranger and orchestrator, Tedd's work has been performed by all major American symphony orchestras.  In 2013, Tedd was commissioned by the New York Pops to create new orchestrations for “A Charlie Brown Christmas” which has had numerous performances across the country in subsequent years.

 

Television appearances include "The Today Show," "Live From Lincoln Center" and "All My Children.”

TEDD IN HIS OWN WORDS //

JUDY CARMICHAEL'S JAZZ INSPIRED PODCAST //

Tedd talks about his many collaborations with artists from Tom Wopat and Brain Stokes Mitchell to John Pizzarelli and Benny Golson and the challenge of finally recording his first CD under his own name.

Musical Director and Accompanist //

Tedd has recorded or performed with:

Bernadette Peters

Michael Feinstein

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Marilyn Maye

Liza Minnelli

Tom Wopat

Barbara Cook 

Maureen McGovern

Elaine Paige

Christine Ebersole

Leslie Uggams

Joshua Bell

Melissa Errico

John Lloyd Young

Linda Lavin

Lucie Arnaz

Lee Ann Womack

Faith Prince

Tony DeSare

Paulo Szot

Betty Buckley

Karen Akers

Mary Cleere Haran

Margaret Whiting

Carol Sloane

... and many others

Jazz //

Tedd has recorded or performed with:

John Pizzarelli

Houston Person

Frank Wess

Mark Whitfield

Red Holloway

Benny Golson

Joe Morello