Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Samuel Calvo Rosenstone is a pianist, keyboardist, and composer whose versatility has enabled him to perform on stages in classical, jazz, funk, and pop settings in the Twin Cities and beyond. Inspired by his roots on both sides of the Atlantic, Rosenstone attended the University of Minnesota receiving a B.M. as a Schlafle Family Scholar studying piano performance under Alexander Braginsky. While at the University of Minnesota, Rosenstone was a finalist in The Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition in 2014, and received the Jeanne Arland Peterson Scholarship for excellence in Jazz Studies in 2015.
Rosenstone has shared the stage with a wide variety of artists and bands as a sideman and collaborator including Purple Funk Metropolis, HALEY (formerly Haley Bonar), Rhythm Street Movement, Slo Dance Company, TABAH, Lady Lark, Nooky Jones, New Sound Underground, Bluewater Kings Band and more. His recording experience includes studio work with SAMIA (Grand Jury Music), Purple Funk Metropolis, TABAH (keyboards, string arrangements), Radio Church, and The Sweatband (Sweating 2thafunk, named top 20 funk albums of 2019 by Funkatopia).