Selected Original Works

ABSTRACTION BLUE (for Georgia O’Keefe) (TRIO)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center

THE ACHE OF THE ABSENCE (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Ancestors (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

ALL BUT YOU (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

ANCESTORS (SEXTET, BIG BAND)
Renee Rosnes: Ancestors (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra
(arranged by Michael Philip Mossman)

AS WE ARE NOW (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

A TINY SEED (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

AURORA BOREALIS (OCTET)
SFJAZZ Collective Live 2008
Commissioned by SFJAZZ

BLACK HOLES (QUARTET, BIG BAND)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra
(arranged by Jim McNeely)
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

BULLDOG’S CHICKEN RUN (QUARTET, BIG BAND)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra
(arranged by Michael Philip Mossman)

THE CALL OF TRITON (SEPTET)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

CHASING SPIRITS (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

CONFOUND ME (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

DEEP COVE (QUARTET)
Rosnes Ryga Quartet: Deep Cove (CBC Records)

DEEP IN THE BLUE (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

DIZZY SPELLS (TRIO)
Renee Rosnes: A Time For Love (Video Arts Japan)

DONNA THE ASTRONOMER (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu
David Hajdu: Waiting for the Angel (Miranda Music)

EARLY ONE MORNING (BIG BAND)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
(arranged by Renee Rosnes)

ELEPHANT DUST (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

EMPRESS AFTERNOON (QUINTET with Tabla)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

THE FLAME AND THE LOTUS (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

FLEUR-DE-LIS (TWO PIANOS)
Renee Rosnes (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

FOR THE MOMENT (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: For the Moment (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

FREEDOM (QUARTET)
Native Colors: One World (Concord)

FROM HERE TO A STAR (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)
Lewis Nash: The Highest Mountain (Cellar Live)

GABRIOLA PASSAGE (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

GALAPAGOS (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

GARGOYLES (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

THE GIFT (QUARTET)
Billy Drummond: The Gift (Criss Cross)

GIRLIE’S WORLD (QUARTET)
Native Colors: One World (Concord)

GOODBYE MUMBAI (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

HANUMAN (OCTET)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

HOMEWARD (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: For the Moment (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

I.A. BLUES (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

ICELIGHT (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

ICE ON THE HUDSON (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

I LIKE PIE (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

I STILL FEEL THE SAME (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

I USED TO LIKE TO DRAW (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

JIMMY UP, JIMMY DOWN (QUINTET)
Todd Coolman & Trifecta: Collectables (Sunnyside Records)

THE KT BOUNDARY (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

LET THE WILD RUMPUS START! (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Mirror Image (VideoArts Japan)

LEXICON (QUARTET)
Todd Coolman: Lexicon (DoubleTime Records)
Billy Drummond: Native Colors (Criss Cross)

LIFEWISH (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Ancestors (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Michael Dease: Solid Gold (D-Clef)

LION’S GATE (OCTET)
SFJAZZ Collective 2007 / commissioned by SFJAZZ

LITTLE PEARL (song with vocals)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

LITTLE SPIRIT (TRIO)
Renee Rosnes: Art & Soul (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

LOVE IS ENOUGH (OCTET)
SFJAZZ Collective 2005 / commissioned by SFJAZZ

LUCY FROM AFAR (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

MALAGA MOON (QUINTET/ORCHESTRA)
Renee Rosnes: For The Moment (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
JJ Johnson: Tangence with the Robert Farnon Orchestra
(arranged by Robert Farnon)

MANHATTAN RAIN (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Manhattan Rain (VideoArts Japan)
Joe Locke: Dear Life (Sirocco Music)
Rosnes Ryga Quartet: Deep Cove (CBC Records)

MIGRATIONS (OCTET)
SFJAZZ Collective 2009 – commissioned by SFJAZZ

MIRROR IMAGE (OCTET, SEXTET)
SFJAZZ Collective 2006 – commissioned by SFJAZZ
Renee Rosnes: Manhattan Rain (VideoArts Japan)
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

MIZMAHTA (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: As We Are Now (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
Brandi Disterheft: Gratitude (Justin Time Records)

NANA (TRIO)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

NATIVE COLOURS (QUINTET)
Billy Drummond: Native Colours (Criss Cross)

NEMESIS (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: For The Moment (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

NORTH OF THE BORDER (SEXTET)
Out of the Blue (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

OF THIS DAY’S JOURNEY (OCTET)
SFJAZZ Collective 2004 – commissioned by SFJAZZ

ONE FOR WALTON (QUINTET)
Billy Drummond: Native Colours (Criss Cross)

ONE WORLD (QUARTET)
Native Colours: One World (Concord)

ORION’S BELT (QUARTET, BIG BAND)
Native Colors: One World (Concord)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Big Band (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
(arranged by Renee Rosnes)

THE PASSAGE (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

QUIET EARTH (BIG BAND / TRIO with STRINGS)
Renee Rosnes with the Danish Radio Big Band (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
(arranged by Jim McNeely)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)
(arranged by Renee Rosnes)

ROMP (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: Art & Soul (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)

RHYTHM OF THE RIVER (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

SAROS CYCLE (TWO PIANOS)
Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes: Double Portrait (Blue Note)

SCORNED AS TIMBER, BELOVED OF THE SKY
Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky (Smoke Sessions) release date TBA

SENEGAL SON (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Life on Earth (Blue Note/EMI Canada)

SO SIMPLE A BEGINNING (QUINTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

STILL (In Memory of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett) (CHOIR)
Boston Conservatory Choral Ensemble
(with lyric by David Hajdu)

THE STORYTELLER (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes (Blue Note/Toshiba EMI)
Joe Magnarelli: Why Not (Criss Cross)

SUFFER (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu
David Hajdu: Waiting for the Angel (Miranda Music)

TO MEET MY BROTHER (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

TROTSKY IN MEXICO (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu

WEREN’T WE IN LOVE? (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu
David Hajdu: Waiting for the Angel (Miranda Music)

WHO DO YOU BELONG TO? (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu
David Hajdu: Waiting for the Angel (Miranda Music)

WRITTEN IN THE ROCKS (QUARTET)
Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions)

YOUR PROJECT (song with lyric)
music by Renee Rosnes / lyric by David Hajdu
David Hajdu: Waiting for the Angel (Miranda Music)

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