Toms Rudzinskis is one of Baltics’ leading Jazz saxophone players and composers with an innovative and unique sound in his performance and compositions. Leading his own band or performing as a well-respected soloist and sideman, he currently resides in Berlin and travels across Europe to perform, collaborate and educate.

Masters graduate of prestigious Conservatorium van Amsterdam, numerous jazz and classical music awards winner, in 2014 Toms released debut album “ABRA” receiving Latvian Grammy Award “Zelta Mikrofons” nominations for “Best Jazz album” and “Best Debut”. Another “Best Jazz album” nomination followed in 2017 for analogue vinyl recording “Locomotion!” with the award-winning Austrian trumpet player Gerhard Ornig.

Toms is currently working on a new album with quintet “ABYSS” to be released in 2020, a collaborative “Space Big Band” project, and traveling and collaborating with jazz musicians developing Jazz Community & Education platform #TRJXP. Read more…

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ABRA (2014)

“Here’s everything one could wish for – excellent technical mastery, original ideas, knowledge of the tradition and a fresh, contemporary approach [..] highly complex yet a joy to listen.”

– Ilze Medne, Music Sun

Locomotion (2017)

“.. one of the most powerful contemporary jazz albums the Latvian jazz scene has to offer.”

– Toms Lipskis, JazzIn

PRESS & PRAISE

My most impressive discovery in Latvian jazz in the past years!

Edgars Raginskis, Latvian Radio 3 on “ABRA” (2015)


This certainly is one of the most powerful contemporary jazz albums the Latvian jazz scene has to offer.

Toms Lipskis, JazzIn Journal on “Locomotion!” (2017)


Here’s everything one could wish for – excellent technical mastery, original ideas, knowledge of the tradition and a fresh, contemporary approach, quality, freedom, inspiration. Highly complex yet a joy to listen.

Ilze Medne, Music Sun, Latvian Radio on “ABRA” (2015)

 


Superior quality. [..] virtuoso mastery with purpose.

Katri Kallionpää, Helsingin Sanomat on live show (2019)

 

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tomsrudzinskis@gmail.com
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