Mr Jeremy Rose

Saxophonist and composer Jeremy Rose graduatedfrom the Sydney Conservatorium with a Bachelor in Music (First ClassHonours) in jazz saxophone in 2007. In 2006 Jeremyundertook anexchange program to Oslo, Norway, studying composition with GeirLysne. Jeremy’s Phd “ADeeper Shade of Blue: CreativeProcesses in the Sydney Jazz Scene – a case study of fivecompositions and ethno-musicological investigation” was undertakenat the SydneyConservatorium under the supervision of ProfessorMatthew Hindson and Dr Christopher Coady. His research focuses on theuse of improvisation and the integration of non-western andAustralian influences into jazz and classical music contexts.

Jeremy has relentlessly pursued reevaluations of hismusic through further study and reflection with [...]

Saxophonist and composer Jeremy Rose graduatedfrom the Sydney Conservatorium with a Bachelor in Music (First ClassHonours) in jazz saxophone in 2007. In 2006 Jeremyundertook anexchange program to Oslo, Norway, studying composition with GeirLysne. Jeremy’s Phd “ADeeper Shade of Blue: CreativeProcesses in the Sydney Jazz Scene – a case study of fivecompositions and ethno-musicological investigation” was undertakenat the SydneyConservatorium under the supervision of ProfessorMatthew Hindson and Dr Christopher Coady. His research focuses on theuse of improvisation and the integration of non-western andAustralian influences into jazz and classical music contexts.

Jeremy has relentlessly pursued reevaluations of hismusic through further study and reflection with mentors abroad. In2008 Jeremy received a BBM Award to study in London, as wellasattending the School for Improvisation in Brooklyn, NY. Jeremy waspart of the fertile hotspot of creativity at the Banff InternationalWorkshop in Jazz and Creative Music in Canada in2009 and with hisco-led band The Vampires in 2011. In 2012 Jeremy received an IanPotter Cultural Trust to attend a week-long workshop on theapplications of the overtone series andBalkan Brass Music innorthern Greece. In 2012 Jeremy undertook studies and collaborationsin Havana, Berlin, and the Dominican Republic. In 2014 Jeremyundertook lessons atCudamani Gamelan School in Ubud, Bali, andattended the Australian Art Orchestra’s Creative Music Intensive inCairns, collaborating with Korean traditional musicians and exploringthe rhythmic applications of Greg Sheehan’s Number Diamonds.

Jeremy has had multi-genre successes, beingequally cognizant and successful in classical music and jazz music.He has composed for Ensemble Offspring, SCM’s Modern MusicEnsemble, SCM Jazz Orchestra, saxophonist Nick Russoniello with Acacia String Quartet,Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship,Leichardt ExpressoChorus, three albums oforiginal music with his co-led intercultural ensemble CompassQuartet, four albums with his co-led ensemble The Vampires, an albumwith his Norwegian projectChiba and three albums withreggae-dancehall ensemble The Strides.

As a performer, Jeremy is one of Australia’sleading saxophonists, having performed nationally and internationallyat festivals, concert halls and jazz clubs including the Love SupremeJazz Festival (UK), Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Glasgow Jazz Festivals,Jazzahead! (Germany), Sydney Opera House, Melbourne InternationalJazz Festival, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz andthe BrisbaneInternational Jazz Festival. Jeremy has also undertaken significantregional touring and masterclass activities throughout Australia withhis various projects.

Jeremy is a founding director of EarshiftMusic, releasing over a dozen albums of original music and developing a community of artists. Jeremy’scurrent project include Iron in the Blood: a Musical Adaptation ofRobertHughes’ The Fatal Shore for jazz orchestra and two narrators,and a recording with The Vampires and guest guitarist/vocalist LionelLoueke.

Jeremy’s accolades include the 2009 Bell Award forYoung Australian Jazz Artist, Margaret Henderson Scholarship forDean’s List for Academic Performance. Jeremy was a FreedmanFellowshipFinalist in 2012 and 2013 and was a finalist in the Art Music Awardsin 2012 and 2013 for Jazz Work of the Year and Excellence in Jazzrespectively.

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C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music