Rasmus Kjær

pianist, composer, improviser from Copenhagen

Rasmus Kjær Larsen (b.1982) is a pianist, composer and performer based in Copenhagen. For more than ten years he has collaborated with some of the most intriguing acts on the underground scene in Denmark and he has released 3 albums of his own.

 

“A full-grown jazz modernist” Jazz Special

 

With the acclaimed collective Under Byen (2007-2009) Rasmus toured across Europe and North America concurrently starting to write music for his own projects. In 2012 he released his debut as a bandleader: The trio jazz album ‘Broken Bow’ with drummer Kresten Osgood and bassist Jonas Westergaard. In 2016 he released his solo album ‘Orgelimprovisationer’ and in 2019 his keyboard album ‘Turist’.

 

“music that moves through different atmospheres and energies” Politiken

 

Alongside his own releases Rasmus has collaborated with names like Klimaforandringer, SVIN, Jeppe Højgaard, Excelsior, BISSE and Frisk Frugt and he played at the Roskilde Festival and Eurosonic Festival among others. He also curated several concerts and events in Copenhagen including a Jerome Cooper memorial concert (2017).

Whether it’s synth-infused space excursions or straight to the bone acoustic minimalism, Rasmus Kjær is a sought after artist both as solo performer and sideman.

LIVE DATES

Oct 28: w. Kresten Osgood and Thomas Buckner, Mandagsklubben 5e, CPH

Dec 7: Release concert for “Turist”, Lygten Station, CPH

Dec 9-12: w. Vincent Ruiz trio feat. Nicolas Masson, AMR recidence, Geneve

Past Gigs

CONTACT ME

Email: kontakt[at]rasmuskjaer[dot]com