Alumni Mix

August Rosenbaum

IndieJazzMix
60 minsFirst aired 27 Nov 2017Restream Mon 01/01 at 11:00am EST
EaVerdoner

The Danish jazz pianist and multimedia composer crafts one hour of modern classical and indie electronics, from Mica Levi to King Krule.

August Rosenbaum is a Danish jazz pianist and composer whose solo work has won him Danish and international music awards, his collaborative work has seen him create music with artists like Quadron, Rhye, Nils Frahm and Swedish improvisational figurehead Sven-Åke Johansson. He attended the 2013 edition of the Academy in New York City, at a time when his work was becoming gradually more in demand and varied. As well as releasing five studio albums on the Copenhagen-based Hiatus label, he released his most recent album, 2017’s Vista, on Danish label Tambourhinoceros. His music has soundtracked several independent films, and dance and theatrical performances. His 2017 collaboration with visual artist Jesper Just, the ballet Interpassivities, was nominated for a Danish Reumert Prize - the most prestigious award given within the world of theatre and performance in Denmark - in the Best Performance category.