Rossignoli, a native of Honduras, is an accomplished pianist and composer in both jazz and classical music. He began studying classical music when he was six years old; he discovered jazz in high school and immediately began writing and performing his own compositions. Since enrolling at UNO, Rossignoli has become an in-demand player in New Orleans, performing with Jason Marsalis, Bill Summers, Christian Scott, James Singleton, Brian Seeger, Brad Walker and others. Oscar Rossignoli has been named the 2015-16 ASCAP Louis Armstrong Scholar at the University of New Orleans by the New York-based ASCAP Foundation. Oscar was also recognized as a finalist for the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Summer 2018 Competition that was held in West Virginia. The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition is meant to be the most comprehensive, challenging, and in-depth jazz piano competition in the world. Tonight, he presents his quartet.