Don Rosler is the creator, writer and producer of a new concept CD, "Rosler’s Recording Booth” featuring an eclectic group of fantastical artists (in order of appearance): Don Rosler, Spottiswoode, Tam Lin, Terry Radigan, Jeremy Sisto, John Margolis, Jon Albrink, Isabel Keating, Tamara Hey and Kathena Bryant, accompanied by such virtuoso background vocalists and musicians such as Jim Beard, the Emily Bindiger Choir, Bill Blend, Everett Bradley, Joshua Camp, Dave Eggar, Jim Gately, Art Hays, bj Karpen, Marc Malgiolio, Ned Massey, Jim McNamara, Shawn Pelton, Mike Rosler, Gary Schreiner, Peter Valentine and David Winograd. One of the songs from this CD, “Doris From Rego Park” prior to the official release of the CD, has hit the airwaves and blog-waves, from WNYC (Jonathan Schwartz) to WFAN (Steve Somers) to The New York Times (“Doris From Rego Park Lives On in Song” by Ken Plutnicki). "Rosler's Recording Booth" has been hailed as "ingeniously conceived" (Andy Propst, Theater Mania), "Simply fantastic" (Jeffrey Sisk, IN TUNE, Daily News, PA), "melancholy perfection." Peter Chianca, Gatehouse News
As a lyricist, Rosler recently collaborated with Ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin and co-producers Roger Treece and Linda Goldstein on VOCAbuLarieS, which garnered three 2010 Grammy nominations. Treece and Rosler also teamed up to write for the 2009 Grammy Award-winning Kings Singers, and one composition for the truly amazing Chicago Children’s Choir. Rosler also arranged and recorded a version of The Beatles’ “Julia” with the young singer, Emily O’Reilly, for The Beatles Complete on Ukulele project.
Described by Singer Magazine as “a must add to any music connoisseur's collection”, John Margolis: Christine's Refrigerator -- co-produced and co-written by Don Rosler, received JP Folks Awards, critical attention, and considerable airplay across the country. The title track was featured on the Kitchen Sisters’ “KItchen Stories” report (NPR’s “Morning Edition”) and on their audio-book, “Hidden Kitchens”. Another track, "Tanta Belleza -- So Much Beauty" was prominently featured in the HBO/Showtime film, "The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt".
Rosler co-wrote with: Jay Ward for a bunch of songs on Jay’s “dogbrain: nest” CD (released in 2008); Everett Bradley ("Christmas Past" for HOLIDELIC & “Christmas Is Kickin' In”, which kicks off Everett’s Christmas CD TOY); and with Peter Valentine the title track “To Whom It May Concern” for RIFF (on EMI), produced by Grammy-award-winning gospel great, Fred Hammond. Don and Peter, along with Jim Gately, continued to have success together by placing a number of songs over the years on international soundtracks on Global/Som Livre.