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Finn Roar

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Mr Finn Roar
KODA/Finn Roar
Udbakken 21
Ballerup
Denmark
2750
Denmark

Jazzmusician ( piano, sax , vocal), composer, bandleader and educator. Master degrees in music and french. The first director of "The Rhytmic Conservatory" ,Copenhagen Denmark , with some of the worlds finest facultymembers ( Niels Orsted Petersen, NH?P, Ed Thigpen, Horace Parlan a.o.)He was a pioneer of the scandinavian jazz-and educationfield. As a bandleader he has made recordings, TV , radio and has toured all over Europe and also made a lot of school concerts with the name "More jazz to the children" with his band "Beaver Service". Many of his books and arrangements are in use in the educational system from primary shool to university. His music goes from simple popular songs to complicated scores for soloists, choir and bigband ( Black Messiah, an oratorio, 1995) Member of IAJE, KODA ( rights administrator). His biography is included in "Who's who" 2.edition and in "2000 outstanding musiciens" ( both Cambridge 1996 and 2001).