Meet The Pianist
Jazz pianist Ted was a native of Boston, MA.
Ted had a fascination for sound from infancy. His Uncle Oly introduced him both to jazz and to baseball. As a
Ted studying piano in his tender teens with Harry Smith, one of the legendary founders of the Berklee School of Music. Ted’s natural persistence and relentless fascination of developing his craft dominated his life. He soon became not only a student at
After a two year stint as a pianist in the Army, Ted took a gig at one of Boston’s leading live entertainment venues, The Surf Supper Club where he soon became bandleader playing and conducting for some of the biggest acts of the time. It was at the Surf that Howe honed his craft in arranging — a strong point that to this day sets him aside from other gifted pianists.
Howe has shared the stage with many of the great jazz artists and entertainers of the day and he continued building relationships with performers who called on his services each time they came to town, such as Mel Torme — who refused to
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