David Rothenberg has written and performed on the relationship between humanity and nature for many years. In Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall he will perform a piece connected to his work with whales: One day we´ll know why whales sing. As a composer and jazz clarinetist, Rothenberg has sixteen CDs out under his own name, including On the Cliffs of the Heart, named one of the top ten CDs by Jazziz Magazine in 1995, and a record on ECM with Marilyn Crispell, One Dark Night I Left My Silent House. Other releases include Why Birds Sing and Whale Music. The video below features an excerpt from a documentary about David´s whale work. For further info you may have a look at this article from New York Times.
David is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, which has encouraged and supported all of his creative projects since 1992.
His latest book, recording, and film is Nightingales in Berlin, which was released April 2019.