NB: Go to the bottom to "Thomas Visits" to find a number of direct links to various music videos with Thomas.
PIANIST - BAND LEADER - COMPOSER - ARRANGER
"AT A HIGH LEVEL"
(Politiken about Thomas Clausen Trio: "BACK TO BASICS", the newest CD release. Read this
review under Press Quotes below)
"A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION OF ELEGANCE AND DEVIL-MAY-CARE SOUND"
(Politiken about the Thomas Clausen Brazil Trio)
"CHOSEN BY THE ROYAL DANISH CONSULATE TO REPRESENT DENMARK IN NEW YORK"
THOMAS CLAUSEN has performed and/or recorded with among others: Miles Davis,
Gary Burton, Dexter
Gordon, Thad Jones, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Elvin Jones, James Newton, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen,
George Russell, Ben Webster, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson, Harry Edison, Tim Hagans, Toots
Thielemans, Roy Haynes, Johnny Griffin, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Stanley Turrentine, Ed
Thigpen, Chuck Israels, Bob Brookmeyer.
The Ben Webster Price (1989), The Jasa Price(1990), The Fanfare Price(1992), DJFBA`s (The Danish
Society for Jazz, Rock and Folk Composers) Composers Price.
With the status of "Special Ensemble", special support from The Danish Arts Foundation 1993, 1994,
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 ,2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
According to Den Store Danske Encyklopaedi - The National Danish Encyclopedia:
“ Danish jazz piano player and composer, inspired by both jazz and recent European composition, since
the beginning of the 1980’s having become one of the important musicians in European jazz