Born: April 30, 1987 Primary Instrument: Piano
24-year old pianist August Rosenbaum is an active contributor to the progressive Danish jazz scene. In 2010 he won a Danish Grammy for his debut Beholder and was named '#1 New Danish Jazz Act'. Oct 2011 marks the release of a new trio record titled Live LP.
AR has worked with artists such as Quadron, Robin Hannibal, Jesper Just, Jakob Bro, Thomas Morgan and renowned composer Else-Marie Pade
Awards:Jacob Gade Foundation Grand Prize (2004)
Wilhelm Hansen Foundation (2008)
Thanks To Scandinavia (in Memory of Sanna & Victor Borge) (2008)
Leonie Sonning Talent Award (2011)
Danish Arts Agency Grant (2011)
“This is a very strong recording ... Beholder is filled with passionate minimalism, haiku. The songs seem to form and then reform simultaneously.” Jason Moran
“With elegant sound and meticulously crafted songs, August Rosenbaum creates a remarkable debut record.” Zeena Parkins
Rosenbaum reacts with a stoical procession, absorbing all forms of music as if he were a black hole in space. Mark Corroto
Impostor Records/Gateway Music
Tracks: Beholder; Absentia; Way Out; Romantics; Still, It Moves; Heinseit; Delicate Matter; Shoyn Fargessen.
Personnel: August Rosenbaum, piano. Jakob Bro, guitar. Thomas Morgan, bass. Dan Weiss, drums.
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