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Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric

Born: July 6, 1963

After garnering international critical acclaim for his previous ArtistShare albums, Afterburn and Brilliance, guitarist Torben Waldorff returned with another varied and potent set of songs on American Rock Beauty (ArtistShare).

On American Rock Beauty, tenor saxophonist Donny McCaslin, bassist Matt Clohesy, and drummer Jon Wikan join leader Waldorff once again. Helping to take the music to a new level of intensity is new man onboard, pianist Jon Cowherd (Brian Blade Fellowship, Rosanne Cash). Together they make what critic Doug Ramsey, writing about their previous CD Afterburn, calls “...expansive jazz of the kind that thrives in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn and is spreading around the world. Waldorff, McCaslin and Yahel are leaders among the articulate standard bearers of the movement.”...
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”American Rock Beauty” has earfeel as a fine Burgundy has mouthfeel. -Carlo Wolff, JAZZTIMES, May 2010.

Never overplaying, Waldorff seems to tease the maximum amount of emotion from every note he plays.- Dr. Matt Warnock, MODERN GUITARIST

“The dialog between Waldorff and McCaslin is the main attraction on this recording (Afterburn), with many rich moments featuring the two in near perfect alliance.” -Mitch Myers, DOWNBEAT

Torben Waldorff may have composed one of the best albums I’ve heard so far in 2010. -Paul Pelon IV, AUDIOPHILE AUDITION

It is a marvelous piece of music… -music that is diverse, rich in detail and abiding musicality...

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Music

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    Wah-Wah

    Artist Share
    2012
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    American Rock Beauty

    ArtistShare
    2010
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    Afterburn

    ArtistShare
    2008
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    Brilliance

    ArtistShare
    2007
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    Brilliance

    ArtistShare
    2006
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    Squealfish

    LJ Records
    2004
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    No Bass - Hello World

    LJ Records
    1999
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