Exhilarating jazz pianist/improviser Marilyn Lerner performs from her native Montreal to Havana, from Jerusalem to Amsterdam and the Ukraine. She composes for film, theatre, radio and television. She produced “Birds Are Returning”, the first contemporary Canadian jazz recording to come out of Cuba.
Lerner tours with The Queen Mab Trio across North America and Europe. Lerner conducts workshops on improvisation and on Jewish music throughout North America, Europe and the former Soviet Union. Other projects include both a recording and performances of “Shake My Heart Like a Copper Bell”, Lerner’s contemporary Yiddish song cycle on the poetry of Anna Margolin, scored for piano, cello, clarinet and singer Adrienne Cooper, ongoing collaborations with poet Patrick Friesen, a new trio project with cellist Matt Brubeck and drummer Nick Fraser and numerous solo concerts.