David Rosenthal
David Rosenthal
David Rosenthal


David is currently performing with Billy Joel as his musical director and keyboardist. The record breaking tour includes monthly performances at the iconic Madison Square Garden for as long as there is demand. Some of the unannounced guests that have stopped by to perform with Billy and the band include Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jon Bon Jovi, Miley Cyrus, Tony Bennett, Sting, Mick Jones & Lou Gramm, Steve Miller, Joe Perry, John Mayer, Richie Sambora, Itzhak Perlman and Chick Corea. Click here for a list of upcoming shows. Setlists will be posted as soon as possible after each show.

David is currently working on Billy Joel's entire sheet music catalog. Glass Houses, the most recent songbook in the collection, was released in December 2019. Piano Man, Turnstiles, The Stranger, 52nd Street, An Innocent Man and Storm Front are also available and all of these books can be ordered on this website. Click here for Keyboard Magazine's review of the Piano Man songbook.

David spoke on a panel with Billy Joel before an audience of local educators at the Long Island High School for the Arts in Syosset, NY on November 12, 2019. The purpose of the event was to discuss and promote the importance of an education in the arts.

David spoke at Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins on September 18, 2019. He will also be participating in the Dean's Symposium with Dean Fred Bronstein on December 4, 2019 and will be delivering a series of five master class lectures during the Spring 2020 semester.

David spoke on a panel at the AES Show on October 18, 2019. The panel was hosted by John Storyk in celebration of his 50 years of studio design. The panel discussion topic was on studios and what they will be like in 50 years. The panelists were (L-R: Ann Mincieli, Steve Berkowitz, John Storyk, Jimmy Douglass, David Rosenthal and Eddie Kramer)

David Playing National Anthem Red Sox

David performed the National Anthem at Fenway Park in Boston for the World Series champion Red Sox on September 24, 2018. Click here to see the performance.

David Interview

Billy Joel played his 100th show at Madison Square Garden on July 18th. David and other band members were interviewed by Madison Square Garden. Click here to watch the interview

David Rosenthal on Keyboard Magazine with Billy Joel

David is on the cover of the July 2016 issue of Keyboard Magazine along with Billy Joel. The cover story includes an interview and a complete description of David's current touring keyboard rig. Click here to see the cover story.

David's Keyboard Rigs

Keyboard Magazine posted a web feature on David's keyboard rigs as they evolved throughout the years. Starting with his first keyboard rig from 1982 with Rainbow all the way up to and including his current setup with Billy Joel. The feature is called Keyboard Rigs Throughout the Years.

Happy the Man CD

Happy the Man's latest album, titled "The Muse Awakens" has received rave reviews internationally. The album was mixed by Eric Schilling at Sonic Adventures Studio. The CD is currently available on this website.

Red Dawn CD

Red Dawn's critically acclaimed CD, Never Say Surrender, is available on this website via PayPal. Click here to order the CD.

Be sure to check the news section to learn more about what David's doing now and the sound clips section to listen to some of his best keyboard solos.

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