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"Kaleidoscopic" (Eyal Hareuveni - Jazznytt 2017) "An epitome of good ideas" (Jan Granlie - Salt Peanuts) "Suprising control and discipline" (Lars Mossefin - Dag og Tid Newspaper) "A heavyweight... a full-blooded performer" (Lasse Haugen - Jazznytt 2011) "Warm, sparse, compelling and regularly challenging... exquisitely played" (John O'Brien - Radio RTRFM) Dublin-based Irish-Australian tenor and soprano saxophonist Daniel Rorke has lived and worked in Ireland, Iceland, Australia, Norway, New York, and toured throughout the world. His performance career has included work with many well known Nordic musicians such as Hilmar Jensson, Per Oddvar Johansen, Rune Nergaard, Veli Kujala, Samúel Jon Samúelsson, Sigtryggur Baldursson, Australian piano giant Alister Spence and many others. His latest recording "The Dark" is now available through the Norwegian Jazz label "Just For The Records". Rorke holds a PhD in music from the University of New England, a Masters in Jazz Performance from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's Jazzlinja in Trondheim, and graduated with first class honours from the Bachelor of Jazz studies programme at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He is the recipient on numerous grants and awards and has lectured at Dublin's Newpark School of Music Bachelor of the Arts, and Berklee School of Music programme in the field of Jazz, composition and musicianship. GIGS Every Wednesday at The Dwarf Jar in Dublin with Cormac O'Brien and Matthew Jacobson Past Gigs: Mengi, Reykjavik, Iceland - with Hilmar Jensson Mandal Jazz Club - with The Dark - Aksel Jensen and Ole Mofjell Trondheim Jazz Festival - with The Daniel Rorke Quartet Vortex Jazz Club, London, United Kingdom - with Samuel Jon Samuelsson and Jaguar Sydney Opera House - with Ngarukuruwala Cafeteatret, Oslo, Norway - with Alister Spence, Joe Williamson, Christopher Cantillo Melbourne Recital Hall - with Tamil Rogeon Bennett's Lane Jazz Club, Melbourne, Australia - with Rod Mayhew KexJazz, Reykjavik, Iceland - with The Dark - Aksel Jensen and Ole Mofjell Dokkhuset, Trondheim, Norway - with Aksel Jensen and Veli Kujala The Jazz Cafe, London, United Kingdom - with Samuel Jon Samuelsson and Jaguar The Reykjavik Jazz Festival - with Dansa Thu Filid Thit (Available on Smekkleysa Records) ALBUMS

JFR722 - THE DARK DANIEL RORKE - SAXOPHONES / AKSEL JENSEN - CONTRABASS / OLE MOFJELL- DRUMS More

03 SATU03 - DANIEL RORKE THE BRAVE ONES HAVE ALL LEFT US DANIEL RORKE - SAXOPHONES AND ELECTRONICS / SHANE LATIMER - GUITAR AND ELECTRONICS / AKSEL JENSEN - CONTRABASS / CORMAC O'BRIEN - CONTRABASS / MATTHEW JACOBSON - DRUMS AND OBJECTS More SATU02 - DANIEL RORKE SAN'AN DANIEL RORKE - SAXOPHONES / HILMAR JENSSON - GUITAR / RUNE NERGAARD - DOUBLE BASS / PER ODDVAR JOHANSEN - DRUMS More itunes

SATU01 - FEAR OF FACES		THE MISMEASURE OF MAN

DANIEL RORKE - SAXOPHONES AND ELECTRONICS / 
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PROMO Coming soon - Please contact via email for promotional images and text. ACADEMICS Coming soon - Please contact via email for CV CONTACT: daniel at danielrorke.com