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Rasmus Henriksen

Rasmus Henriksen - arranger, composer and trombonist, graduated from the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in 2009, and was named “Funen Jazz Musician of the Year” in 2017. He has released three albums in his own name. For the last 15 years, he has been a frequently used orchestra arranger, and has written for The Danish Chamber Orchestra, Roger Berg Big Band, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Tivoli's Big Band and Gothenburg Wind Orchestra among others.

Awards

Årets Fynske Jazzmusiker/Funen Jazz Musician of the Year 2017


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The arrangements are very elegant and interesting, typical of European Big Band approach, which treats the Big Band as a complex instrument. […] Very impressive for a debut album and definitely worth getting!” Adam Baruch, The Soundtrack of my life

“Med “Out of the Shadows” viser Rasmus Henriksen en original og personlig tilgang til harmonik og orkestrering, inspireret af nogle af orkesterjazzens mere obskure genier. Udgivelsen er bemærkelsesværdig, både i kraft af Henriksens gennemarbejdede kompositioner og i kraft af den tydelige retning han udstikker for orkesterets ensemblespil.” Peter Jensen, komponist og arrangør, 2016

“Hans inspiration til mange af albummets kompositioner er hørbar: Brookmeyer, Evans, Ellington blandt andre

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Primary Instrument

Composer/conductor

Location

Copenhagen

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Bob Brookmeyer
trombone
Gary McFarland
vibraphone
Mike Westbrook
composer/conductor
Jerzy Milian
vibraphone
Laura Jurd
trumpet

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Albums

Eastern Influence

Rasmus H. Henriksen / AMM
2021

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fortolker Herman Bang

Gateway Music
2018

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Out of the Shadows

Gateway Music
2016

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Folk Song No.17

From: Out of the Shadows
By Rasmus Henriksen

Nat

From: fortolker Herman Bang
By Rasmus Henriksen

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