Chasing Spirits – Renee Rosnes

An open-ended modal song with a cyclical form, starting in an unexpected place. The piano intro, which reappears at the end of the chorus, helps to hold the song together.

Renee Rosnes

born on March 24, 1962

Few can deny that Renee Rosnes is one of the most important pianists and composers in contemporary jazz. As a child, Renee was initially attracted to classical piano, but became interested in jazz during high school. She went on to study classical piano performance at the University of Toronto but returned to Vancouver to pursue jazz. Renee quickly rose to the top of Vancouver's active jazz scene and performed as a sideman with Joe Farrell and Dave Liebman while still in her teens. Read more...

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