Clemens Rofner

(c) Edgars Pohevičs

INFOBOX

Genre(s): Global, Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Tyrol, Vienna, Austria
Contact: contact@clemensrofner.com
Website: clemensrofner.com
Facebook
Instagram
Spotify

VIDEO


UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL SHOWS

Check artist website for international concerts.

BIOGRAPHY

Clemens Rofner studied electric bass and double bass in Innsbruck, Vienna and Linz. He works as a freelance musician and is a permanent member of CLERQ, HI5, Indian Air, Jakob Zimmermann Trio, Dusha Connection, the Manu Delago Circadian Ensemble & Handmade, Gene Pritsker Trio, Waxamilion and tiktaalik.
He has worked with the Tirol Jazz Orchestra, Mino Cinelu, Jane Getter, Sanjeev Shankar, Franz Hackl, Adam Holzman, Kristian Järvi & the Absolute Ensemble (EST/USA), Baltic Sea Philharmonic, Reinier Baas, Florian Bramböck, Wolfgang Puschnig, and many more.

To date, Clemens Rofner can be heard on around 25 recordings as a sideman / band member / composer; Concert tours have taken him across Europe, Asia and North America. As a workshop lecturer, Clemens Rofner taught in Austria, Nepal, Romania, India, China & Mexico. In 2021 he released his debut as band leader and sole composer – CLERQ – with Kai Schumacher, Adam Holzman and Simon Springer.

Clemens Rofner is co-director of the Outreach Music Festival and the Academy in Schwaz / Tyrol, as well as producer and organizer of cultural projects and concepts for the self- founded cultural association “head cinema”.


RELATED ARTICLES

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY: A LOOK AT THE AUSTRIAN JAZZ SCENE

It’s fair to say that the Austrian jazz scene has experienced a real upswing in recent years. At least, one can come to this conclusion when observing the increased international interest in jazz from Austria; … read more »

The CENTRAL EUROPEAN JAZZ SHOWCASE Premiere – Czech/Austrian Spotlight

Photo of Purple is the Color by Georg Buxhofer

On June 28th and 29th, the first Czech-Austrian showcase festival, CENTRAL EUROPEAN JAZZ SHOWCASE, will take place at the Goose on a String Theater in Brno. The festival is organized by JAZZFEST BRNO and JAZZWERKSTATT … read more »

Focus Acts 2018

AVEC © Kidizin Sane

International springboard: ANKATHIE KOI, AVEC, CARI CARI, HI5, MANU DELAGO and SHAKE STEW receive funding as this years FOCUS ACTS. For the fourth time now, Austrian Music Export and the Austrian Federal Chancellery award the … read more »