Marilyn Lerner

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Marilyn Lerner (Canada) is jazz pianist and improviser who has performed to acclaim internationally, from her native Montreal to Havana, from Jerusalem to Amsterdam and the Ukraine. Her groundbreaking recordings have garnered recognition, including “Best Jazz Recording 2004” for her Special Angel duo with legendary guitarist Sonny Greenwich. Lerner’s work spans the worlds of jazz, creative improvisation, klezmer, and a 20th century classical repertoire. She also composes for film, theatre, radio and television. Current commissions include a jazz-classical crossover project, creating improvisations on the work of Eric Satie and silent film scores for Karl Theodor Dreyer’s Joan of Arc (1927) and the 1923 Yiddish comedy classic, East and West.

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