Rodney Marfil studied jazz piano with Harold Mabern at William Paterson University, where he received a Bachelor?s of Music, and classical piano with Solomon Mikowsky at the Manhattan School of Music, where he received the Eubie Blake scholarship for ragtime piano. He has worked as a performing pianist for over nearly 20 years. His first professional experience was playing standards and pop classical piano at Sears as a senior in high school. From 2008 to 2011, Rodney was musical director for the famed ?Second City? improv theatricals boat co. out of Chicago and now regularly performs improvised musicals at The People?s Improv Theatre, The Magnet Theatre, and Upright Citizen?s Brigade in New York.