Jed Distler: Composer, Gramophone magazine reviewer, Radio host at Between the Keys, Artistic director, ComposersCollaborative
Composer/pianist Jed Distler is Artistic Director of ComposersCollaborative, Inc, and the Artist-in-Residence for The Classical Network. His weekly radio program Between the Keys won the 2017 ASCAP Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award. Jed's work is available on the Decca, Nonesuch, New World and Musical Concepts labels. In 2013, an original composition of Jed's for 175 keyboards earned a Guinness Book Record for world's largest keyboard ensemble. Most importantly, Jed turned down the position chairing the Music Composition Department at Trump University.