Toms Rudzinskis represents the youngest generation of jazz performers and composers, he is one of the most innovative Latvian jazz saxophonists who has found his unique sound not only as a saxophonist, but also a composer.
Toms is a winner of such notable competitions as the Grand Prix Dutch Jazz (2014), the Burghausen Jazz Competition (2013) and the Keep an Eye (2012). In 2012, he was chosen as the jazz ambassador of the internationally established Bimhuis concert hall in Amsterdam.
Toms Rudzinskis received his Master degree at the prestigious Conservatorium van Amsterdam and currently resides in Latvia. He performs and records music together with a variety of artists across Europe and beyond. At the TEDxRiga 2015 conference, he will perform together with Rūdolfs Macts (sythesizers) and Andris Buiķis (drums).
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx