Born: May 7, 1982 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Daniel Aaron Rosenboom (b. 5/7/1982) is a creative trumpet artist, improviser, composer, and record producer who seeks break musical boundaries by fusing styles in new and inventive ways. For his compositions, he has been recognized with grants and awards from ASCAP, the Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music, the American Composers Forum, and the Meet the Composer foundation, and was named the “Face To Watch” in Jazz for 2013 by the Los Angeles Times.
Rosenboom has released four full-length albums under his own name, the latest of which, Unsayable Absence: Live at the Blue Whale by The Daniel Rosenboom Septet, was released in January of 2013. Additionally, he has released three full-length albums with his “hardcore-Balkan-jazz-rock” group PLOTZ!, three full-length albums with his “spontaneous composition” jazz- rock group DR. MiNT, and has appeared as a featured collaborator on albums by Vinny Golia, Harris Eisenstadt, Trevor Anderies, Dorian Wood, David Rosenboom, RootSystem, Geoff Gallegos’s NineNet, Killsonic, Got Monk?, and The Industrial Jazz Group.
Daniel has appeared as a soloist and collaborator on festivals and in recitals at the International Trumpet Guild’s annual conference, University of York, England, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, the La Mama Theater in New York City, at REDCAT, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, California Institute of the Arts, the Eastman School of Music, the Hague Jazz Festival, the Midpoint Music Festival, Sounds Like Now: Interpretations at 15, and many others. With orchestras and chamber ensembles, he has appeared on such stages as Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Berlin Philharmonie, Opera City in Tokyo, the Hollywood Bowl, and in music festivals all over the United States.
Daniel plays regularly with The Daniel Rosenboom Quintet and Septet, PLOTZ!, the Vinny Golia Sextet, DR. MiNT, and is a member of the Industrial Jazz Group, Robby Marshall’s RootSystem, Got Monk?, Geoff Gallegos’s NineNet, and the Modern Brass Quintet. As a classical free-lance musician and noted interpreter of modern and avant-garde music, he regularly performs with some of the elite groups and musicians in Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, Monday Evening Concerts, Southwest Chamber Music, the Long Beach Opera, and many of the regional orchestras in the Los Angeles area. Additionally, he has recorded for television and film at most of the major sound stages in Los Angeles.
In January of 2013 he founded Creative Underground Los Angeles, a collective of musicians, visual artists, dancers, and writers focused on the rapid and consistent production of high-quality, inter-disciplinary fringe art, and the galvanization of a thriving but often disperate scene of creative, experimental artists.
Daniel holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, UCLA, and California Institute of the Arts and his teachers had included James Thompson, Jens Lindemann, Edward Carroll, Roy Poper, Wadada Leo Smith, John Fumo, Vinny Golia, Larry Koonse, and Miroslav Tadic. Other mentors have included Rosalina Sackstein, Roy Poper, Mark Gould, Markus Stockhausen, Thomas Stevens, Stephen Burns, and Gabrielle Cassone.
“One of the most original, exciting, adventurous groups in L.A. right now.”
— Gary Fukushima, LA Weekly
“Unlike anything heard before. This is jazz for the 21st
century.” — Scott Yanow, 1000s of reviews for All Music Guide To
“A musician dedicated to exploration and expression, regardless of anyone’s
imagined boundaries.” — Chris Barton, Los Angeles Times
Rosenboom is an effervescent, almost gleeful soloist, with an eager approach
and sweet-hot tone. — Ed Hazell, Point Of Departure
“Miles Davis, whose ghost lingered throughout, would have approved.” —
Greg Burk, Los Angeles Times
“…a trumpeter whose unique voice on the trumpet and in his
music is just as clear as his ability to effortlessly and
intelligently communicate his passion for all the forms of music
that he’s combined in his own.” - Rachel Cantrell, The
“Spectacular trumpet soloing…mesmerizing…” - BLG,
Downtown Music Gallery
“Daniel Rosenboom’s trumpet and electronics tour de force
Evolution caputres all the gravity of ’70s prog rock with a
dramatic flair of Freddy Mercury -proportions…Rosenboom
goes for the jugular both rhythmically and melodically, running
through time signatures like a box of Kleenex at an AA
meeting.” - Randy Nordschow, New Music Box
(Nine Winds Records, 2013)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom, trumpet and flugelhorn; Vinny Golia, tenor sax, alto flute, contralto clarinet; Jake Vossler, electric guitar; Tim Lefebvre, electric bass and FX; Matt Mayhall, drums Unsayable Absence: Live at the Blue Whale - The Daniel Rosenboom Septet
(DRM Recordings, 2013)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom, trumpet; Gavin Templeton, alto sax and flute; Jon Armstrong, tenor sax and clarinet; Brian Walsh, bari sax and bass clarinet; Rory Cowal, piano; Hamilton Price, bass; Matt Mayhall, drums
Fallen Angeles - The Daniel Rosenboom Septet
(Nine Winds Records, 2011)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: trumpet; Gavin Templeton: alto sax and flute; Brian Walsh: bass clarinet and bari sax; Vinny Golia: tubax and alto flute; David Rosenboom: piano; Sam Minaie: bass; Caleb Dolister: drums.
RootSystem - RootSystem
Personnel: Robby Marshall: tenor sax, clarinet, ocarina; Sam Gendel: alto sax, bass clarinet; Miguel Atwood- Ferguson: violin, viola; Daniel Rosenboom: trumpet; Justin Kirk: trombone; Vikram Devasthali: trombone; Matt Politano: piano; Dominic Thiroux: bass; Gene Coye: drums; Jose Gurria-Caredenas: pandero, cajón, shaker; Rafael Barata: drums, cajón, bongos; Marcel Camargo: guitar; Zach Harmon: tabla.
Low and Inside: Music for Baritone Saxophones - Vinny Golia Octet
(Nine Winds Records, 2010)
Personnel: Vinny Golia: Baritone Saxophone/Tubax; Brian Walsh: E-flat Clarinet/Bass Clarinet; Gavin Templeton: Alto Saxophone; Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpet; George McMullen: Trombone/Bass Trombone; Alex Noice: Electric Guitar; Ken Filiano: Acoustic Bass/Effects; Matt Mayhall: drums.
The Kid - PLOTZ!
(SNP Records, 2010)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: trumpet; Gavin Templeton: alto/soprano saxes and clarinet; Brian Walsh: clarinet and bari sax; Jake Vossler: electric guitar; Orest Balaban: bass; Austin Wrinkle: drums.
Black Pig Suite - Dorian Wood (Self- Released, 2009)
Personnel: Dorian Wood: voice, piano; Michael Corwin: guitar; Michael Anthony Ibarra: contrabass; Eddika Organista: voice; Ryan Leigh Seaton: voice; Arlene Siordia: voice Lisa Dee: voice; Charles DeCastro: trumpet, musical saw; Andrew Duncan: trumpet; Daniel Rosenboom: trumpet; Josh Petrojvic: clarinet; Joseph Tepperman: bass trombone; Leah Harmon: accordion; Jason Savvy: accordion; Arianna DeSano: accordion; princessFrank: drums; Dominique Rodriguez: percussion, alternative couple.
How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims – David Rosenboom
(New World Records, 2009)
A New Symphony – DR. MiNT
(SNP Records, 2008)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet; Gavin Templeton: Alto and Soprano Saxophone; Alex Noice: Electric Guitar/Effects; Sam Minaie: Electric Bass/Effects; Caleb Dolister: Drums.
Book Of Riddles – Daniel Rosenboom
(SNP Records, 2008)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: solo trumpet; Ian Vo: soprano saxophone; Gavin Templeton: alto saxophone; Ochion Jewell: tenor saxophone; Jon Armstrong: tenor and baritone saxophone; Brian Walsh: bass clarinet; Aaron Smith: trumpet; Matthew Mead: trumpet; Stephanie Richards: trumpet; Ian Carroll: trombone; Matthew Hoorman: bass trombone; Rory Cowal: piano; Alex Noice: electric guitar; Sam Minaie: electric bass; Andrew Lessman: drums; Drew Jorgensen: vibraphone and conductor.
Live 2008 – PLOTZ!
(SNP Records, 2008)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpet; Gavin Templeton: Alto Saxophone; Brian Walsh: Tenor Saxophone/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet; Jake Vossler: Electric Guitar; Antony DiGenarro: Electric Bass; Austin Wrinkle: Drums.
LEEF – The Industrial Jazz Group
(Self- Released, 2008)
Personnel: Beth Schenck: Soprano Saxophone; Cory Wright: Soprano Saxophone; Evan Francis: Alto Saxophone; Brian Walsh: Tenor Saxophone; Katarina Thomsen: Tenor Saxophone; Josh Sinton: Baritone Saxophone; Damon Zick: Soprano Saxophone; Dan Boissy: Tenor Saxophone; Ben Wendel: Tenor Saxophone; Phil Rodriguez: Trumpet; Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpet and Piccolo Trumpet; Andre Canniere: Trumpet; Kris Tiner: Trumpet; Wolter Wierbos: Trombone; James Hirschfeld: Trombone; Mike Richardson: Trombone; Oliver Newell: Bass; Dan Schnelle: Drums; Jill Knapp: Vocals; Andrew Durkin: Compositions, Conducting, Piano; Plus a few other special guests!
Visions and Nightmares – DR. MiNT
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet; Gavin Templeton: Alto/Soprano Saxophones; Alex Noice: Electric Guitar/Effects; Sam Minaie: Elecric Bass/Effects; Caleb Dolister: Drums.
Extraordinary Renditions – PLOTZ!
(PLOTZ! Music Productions, 2007)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: trumpets; Jake Vossler: guitars; Orest Balaban: bass; Austin Wrinkle: drums/percussion.
Bloodier, Mean Son – Daniel Rosenboom
(Nine Winds Records, 2006)
Personnel: Daniel Rosenboom: Trumpets/Electronics; Jake Vossler: Electric Guitar; Orest Balaban: Electric Bass; Austin Wrinkle: Drums/Percussion; Randy Gloss: tabla; David Rosenboom: Electronics; Jacqueline Humbert: voice.
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Los Angeles, CA
Willing to teach:
South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory (current)
Marlboro Summer School (current)
California State Summer School for the Arts (past)
Daniel has maintained a roster of private students for over 7 years in the Los Angeles area.
If interested in lessons, please call or email for rates.
A clinic with Daniel Rosenboom can take many shapes. If working with performing groups, Daniel is an outstanding coach for group interaction, both in terms of written music and improvisation. If working with large ensembles, Daniel's extensive background in orchestras, big bands, and various chamber ensemble settings gives him a wealth of insight into the shaping of large ensemble music. In working with individual players, Daniel's approach focuses on an effortless approach to technique in order to free the inner voice of a musician. Adept and adaptable, Daniel brings a wealth of experience in a vast array of musical styles to any clinic and will leave your students informed and inspired!