Pianist and composer working as a band leader as well as a sideman. A healthy appetite for different musical expressions has led to work in modern and mainstream jazz, in free improvisation and in indie music as a synth/Wurlitzer player. The debut album AT FIRST (ILK) was released in 2013 and received widespread critical acclaim for its blend of modern jazz and a love and awe of late romantic and 20th century classical piano music. The upcoming release THE LARK (WhyPlayJazz RS028) presents an elaboration of the trademark melodicism displayed on the debut.
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On the debut album AT FIRST:
Søren Gemmer's combination of classical background and american jazz influence
is a gem on new CD 'at first'.
Philip Baron - host of Musiq3 on national radio in Belgium - RTBF
This Danish pianist's debut album is a big surprise - the young man makes the
impression of already being an accomplished and mature artist. Superbly composed
themes by the band leader...It turns out, that we are dealing with one of the most
promising debuts of recent years.
Marek Romanski - Audio-Video Magazine (POL)
The harmonics and subtle colour that Soren Gemmer adds to each piece is
wonderful to hear