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Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess

Real/full name:
Jordan Rudess
58 (born Nov 4th, 1956)
Place of origin:
United States (Great Neck, New York)


Rudess was born in 1956 into a Jewish family. He was recognized by his 2nd grade teacher for his piano playing and was immediately given professional tuition. At nine, he entered the Juilliard School of Music Pre-College Division for classical piano training, but by his late teens he had grown increasingly interested in synthesizers and progressive rock music. Against the counsel of his parents ...


Was Dream Theater's first choice to replace Kevin Moore in 1994, but turned down the offer to play with The Dixie Dregs. Jordan reconsidered the position after playing with John Petrucci and Mike Portnoy in Liquid Tension Experiment, and finally joined the band in January 1999 to record Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory, replacing Derek Sherinian.

Dream Theater

Keyboards (1999-present)

1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Keyboards
2000 Through Her Eyes (Single) Keyboards
2001 Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York (Video) Keyboards
2001 Live Scenes from New York (Live album) Keyboards
2002 Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence Keyboards
2003 Train of Thought Keyboards
2003 Graspop Festival 2002 (Live album) Keyboards
2004 Master of Puppets (Live album) Keyboards
2004 Live at Budokan (Video) Keyboards
2004 Live at Budokan (Live album) Keyboards
2005 A Walk Beside the Band (Video) Keyboards
2005 The Number of the Beast (Live album) Keyboards
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Live album) Keyboards
2005 When Dream and Day Reunite (Video) Keyboards
2005 Octavarium Keyboards
2006 Romavarium (Fan Club DVD 2006) (Video) Keyboards
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Live album) Keyboards
2006 Dark Side of the Moon (Video) Keyboards
2006 Score (Live album) Keyboards
2006 Score (Video) Keyboards, Continuum, Lap Steel Guitar
2007 Forsaken (Single) Keyboards
2007 Forsaken / Set the World on Fire (Split) Keyboards
2007 Systematic Chaos Keyboards
2007 Made in Japan (Live album) Keyboards
2007 Bucharest, Romania 7/4/02 (Video) Keyboards
2008 The Ministry of Lost Souls (Live) (Single) Keyboards
2008 Forsaken EP (EP) Keyboards
2008 Chaos in Motion 2007 - 2008 (Video) Keyboards
2008 Chaos in Motion 2007 - 2008 (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Stargazer (Single) Keyboards
2009 Tenement Funster / Flick of the Wrist / Lily of the Valley (Single) Keyboards
2009 Odyssey (Single) Keyboards
2009 Take Your Fingers from My Hair (Single) Keyboards
2009 Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part II (Single) Keyboards
2009 Black Clouds & Silver Linings Keyboards
2009 Uncovered 2003-2005 (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Santiago, Chile 12/6/05 (Video) Keyboards
2009 Progressive Nation 2008 (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Wither (Single) Keyboards
2009 Wither (EP) Keyboards
2010 Raw Dog (Single) Keyboards
2011 On the Backs of Angels (Single) Keyboards
2011 A Dramatic Turn of Events Keyboards
2013 The Enemy Inside (Single) Keyboards
2013 Along for the Ride (Single) Keyboards
2013 Dream Theater Keyboards
2013 Live at Luna Park (Live album) Keyboards
2013 Live at Luna Park (Video) Keyboards
2013 Happy Holidays (Live album) Keyboards
2014 Illumination Theory (EP) Keyboards
2014 Breaking the Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House) (Live album) Keyboards
2014 Breaking the Fourth Wall (Video) Keyboards
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Jordan Rudess

Keyboards, Vocal Effects, Guitars (1988-present)

1988 Arrival (Demo) Keyboards
1993 Listen Keyboards
1997 Secrets of the Muse Piano, synth
1997 Rudess Morgenstein Project Keyboards, Vocal Effects, Guitars
1999 Resonance Piano, keyboards
2000 An Evening with John Petrucci & Jordan Rudess (Live album) Keyboards
2001 Feeding the Wheel Keyboards, Vocal Effects, Guitars
2002 Christmas Sky Keyboards, piano
2002 4NYC Keyboards
2004 Rhythm of Time Keyboards
2007 The Road Home Keyboards, Vocal Effects, Guitars
2009 Notes on a Dream Piano
2013 All That Is Now Piano
(show all)

Liquid Tension Experiment


1998 Liquid Tension Experiment Keyboards
1999 Liquid Tension Experiment 2 Keyboards
2009 Live in NYC (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Live in LA (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Liquid Tension Experiment Live 2008 (Live album) Keyboards
2009 Live in NYC (Video) Keyboards
2009 Live in LA (Video) Keyboards

Dixie Dregs

Keyboards (1994)

Liquid Trio Experiment


2007 Spontaneous Combustion Keyboards
2009 When the Keyboard Breaks: Live in Chicago (Live album) Keyboards (Track 1), Guitars (Track 7)

Vinnie Moore


1988 Time Odyssey Keyboards


2012 Harmagedon Keyboards

Behold the Arctopus

2007 Skullgrid Guitars (solo on track 7)

Daniel J

2005 Losing Time Keyboards on 3,7,13


2007 Under a Spell Keyboards


2012 A Lethal Dose of Truth Keyboards (on "Rise and Die")

Dream Theater

1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Conductor, Choir arrangements

Jordan Rudess

1988 Arrival (Demo) Producer
1997 Rudess Morgenstein Project Producer
2001 Feeding the Wheel Producer
2004 Rhythm of Time Producer
2006 Prime Cuts (Compilation) Producer
2007 The Road Home Producer
2009 Notes on a Dream Producer
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