Biography

Photograph by Aubre Hill.

Photograph by Aubre Hill.

Daniel Aaron Rosenboom (b. 5/7/1982) is a creative and prolific trumpet artist, composer, and producer. Hailed as a “phenomenon” by the Los Angeles Times, he has been recognized with grants and awards from ASCAP, the Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music, the American Composers Forum, and the Meet the Composer foundation, and has been featured on renowned stages and festivals around the world, from the Monterey Jazz Festival to Madison Square Garden, the Hammersmith Apollo, and the Hollywood Bowl.

Rosenboom has released seven full-length albums under his own name. His most recent album, a live double album, Astral Transference & Seven Dreams, was released on Orenda Records in February of 2015 to much international critical acclaim. Additionally, he has released three full-length albums with his “hardcore-Balkan-jazz-rock” group PLOTZ!, four full-length albums with his “spontaneous composition” jazz-rock group DR. MiNT, and has appeared as a featured collaborator on albums by Vinny Golia, Harris Eisenstadt, the Jon Armstrong Jazz Orchestra, Jose Gurria-Cardenas's Gurri Sonic, Trevor Anderies, Dorian Wood, David Rosenboom, RootSystem, Geoff Gallegos’s NineNet, Killsonic, Got Monk?, Orkestar Mézé, and The Industrial Jazz Group.

Daniel plays regularly with The Daniel Rosenboom Quintet and Septet, the Vinny Golia Sextet, PLOTZ!, DR. MiNT, and the Modern Brass Quintet, and has twice toured the world as multi-platinum pop singer Josh Groban's trumpet soloist. He has appeared as a featured artist and collaborator on such renowned international festivals as the MontereyAngel City, and Hague Jazz Festivals, and at many more prestigious stages and institutions. Daniel also records regularly for motion pictures, television, and video games, including such notable titles as Godzilla, Spider-Man 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and many more. As a classical free-lance musician and noted interpreter of modern and avant-garde music, he has performed with some of the elite groups and musicians in Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Monday Evening Concerts, Southwest Chamber Music, the Long Beach Opera, and many others. 

In January of 2014, he founded the independent record label, Orenda Records, in an effort to promote his community of like-minded musicians in Los Angeles and beyond.

Daniel holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, UCLA, and California Institute of the Arts and his teachers have included James Thompson, Jens Lindemann, Edward Carroll, Roy Poper, Wadada Leo Smith, John Fumo, Vinny Golia, Larry Koonse, and Miroslav Tadic. Other mentors have included Rosalina Sackstein, Roy Poper, Stanley Friedman, Mark Gould, Markus Stockhausen, Thomas Stevens, Stephen Burns, and Gabrielle Cassone.

Daniel Rosenboom is a Yamaha Performing Artist.