Jeffrey Rosenthal's Music

I enjoy playing rock, blues, and folk music. I own and play (in approximate order of competence) the following musical instruments: acoustic&electric guitars, keyboard, harmonica, bass, trumpet, penny whistle, saxophone, and bongo drums. I also sing, and write songs.

Quick links to some MP3 sound files: Getting By (or youtube), Eight Piece No Peace Band, Knapsack Woman, High Park (or youtube), Confusing Wonder, Over and Over Again, Never Satisfied, Aide-moi, Aide-moi, Anywhere (from my CD Just for Fun).

... and to some youtube performances: Confusing Priors, MCMC Saga, Bayesian World, Valencia, The Number, MOOC song.

... and to my house band the Lasagna Hogs: (see the home music recordings).

... and for singalongs: see my songlist.

And now some details ...

I sometimes perform musical accompanyment at comedy shows, see e.g. here and here and here.

From 2019 onwards, I have performed musical accompaniment for the Middle Raged sketch comedy show.

In April 2020, while home due to COVID-19 isolation, I recorded some music tracks including a blues tune, a Dylan song and corresponding luck spoof, some Shakespeare, and a comedy snippet.

On Aug 4, 2020, I performed the spoof song "Each Canadian Statistician" to about 70 statisticians at the inaugural SSC Virtual Social Mixer (which I had performed to about 500 statisticians at the SSC 2014) (see lyrics, related YouTube recording / mp4).

In March 2021, I made some new multi-track recordings, including Eight Piece No Peace Band (mp3, lyrics) and Getting By (mp3, lyrics, article / pdf).

In May 2021, I added a new recording of my old song Big Brother, a high school project about the novel "1984" (see YouTube, m4a, mp3, lyrics, previous recording).

In June 2015, I performed musical accompaniment for the Mumberley Inheritance play (see flyer, poster, Facebook, review1, review2, YouTube1, YouTube2).

In February 2017, I performed musical accompaniment and voices for a Sherlock Holmes short play (see video).

In October 2017, I performed musical accompaniment and voices for a Sherlock Holmes radio play with the Oakville Players (see video1, video2).

In February 2018, I performed live music at Belinda's birthday party (see video excerpt).

In 2007 I did some more multi-track home recording, including the new song Knapsack Woman (4:24; see mp3 file and lyrics).

In early 2009 I started a house band, the Lasagna Hogs, with Paul Jan Maria Szeptycki and Margaret Fulford. Check out the band web page including home music recordings.

In 2011 I did a quick home recording of a new humorous song based on a true story: The Saga of the Organic Vegetable Delivery (3:06; see mp3 file and lyrics).

In 2000, I recorded the CD Just for Fun; see the sound files and lyrics.

I have done various live musical performing and recording, around Toronto and elsewhere, including:

I have also performed statistical spoof songs at various statistics/probability conferences, for example:

I have also done various other musical performing, including:

See also my article about the mathematics of music, and a related radio interview.

Please e-mail me if you would like to be informed of future musical performances.

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