Born: January 6, 1968
RENT ROMUS swings like death and hell according to the late Danish writer and producer Jack Lind. Born in the great north of upper Michigan and growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Romus' work on the saxophone has been dubbed “ferocious” by the San Francisco Weekly and “central to the creative music world of the West Coast” by writer jazz critic Frank Rubolino. From his very beginnings as a student of jazz while being exposed to the twilight tutelage of Stan Getz he found himself drawn to the outer realms of Sun Ra and Albert Ayler, as well as Derek Bailey and Merzbow. He runs the collective ensembles the Lords of Outland as well as the Life’s Blood trio...
Awards2003 recipient Meet The Composer Grant, Meridian Gallery Series, San Francisco, CA 2006 recipient Meet the Composer Creative Connections Grant, Bloom Tour, Bowerbird Philadelphia, PA
Ministry of Rites - GRIDEdgetone Records
PKD Vortex ProjectEdge Tone Records
Adapt... Or Die!Edgetone Records
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