Saxophonist-composer Jeremy Rose leads a multi-dimensional career spanning a dozen releases of original music with collaborative and solo projects across the world, including The Earshift Orchestra, Jeremy Rose Quartet, and The Vampires. Rose is founder and director of the Earshift Music record label and festival. Rose has performed at festivals, venues and concert halls throughout his homeland Australia, Europe and the UK. Career highlights include a European tour and recording with guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel on Within and Without, and collaborating with Benin born Blue Note guitarist Lionel Loueke on the album The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke.
Rose has been described as “one of the most creative and restless musicians in the Australian jazz scene” (Australianjazz.net), “a brilliant jazz composer and instrumentalist, a young man with a social purpose” (The Australian), and “a bold, emerging Aussie voice” (Limelight Magazine).
Rose has received recognition through two nominations for the ARIA Awards, three AIR Awards, Australian Music Prize short-listing, two Jazz Bell Awards, the APRA Professional Development Award for Jazz, a five-time finalist for the AMC Art Music Awards for Excellence in Jazz and runner up at the National Jazz Awards saxophone competition. As a label director of Earshift Music Rose has fostered a community of creative musicians throughout Australasia which NYC Jazz Records describes as “hell bent on pushing the very definition of jazz.”