Ron VAN ROSSUM is a Dutch pianist who currently lives in Belgium. One of the most noticed musicians on the Belgian scene, he is considered one of the most convincing post bop pianists, and is known as a swinging soloist.
He recorded an album with Phil ABRAHAM, as well as with his own quintet EMANON FIVE.
He often played in a trio, with Hein VAN DE GEYN (b) and Hans VAN OOSTERHOUT (drs).
Played a.o. with :
Manuel HERMIA's CANNONBALL PROJECT
the Paolo RADONI Quartet
the group OCTURN : CDs "Chromatic History" and "Ocean"
Félix SIMTAINE (CD "Intensive Act"
Frank VAGANÉE/Ron VAN ROSSUM Duo
Jean WARLAND's A TRAIN SEXTET
Jan MUES quintet (CD Mystic smile)
and with just about everyone on the Belgian scene : Richard ROUSSELET (tp), Bruno CASTELLUCCI (drs), Fabrice ALLEMAN (sax), Ben SLUIJS (alto sax), Félix SIMTAINE (drs), Stéphane GALLAND (drs), Jacques PIROTTON (gt), Laurent BLONDIAU (tp), Jeroen VAN HERZEELE (ten sax), Jean-Louis RASSINFOSSE (bass), Bo VAN DER WERF (bar sax), Bart DEFOORT (ten. sax), Nicolas THYS (bass), Philippe AERTS (bass), Sal LA ROCCA (bass), Bas COOYMANS (bass), Paolo RADONI (gt), Gino LATTUCA (tp), Mimi VERDERAME (drs), Peter HERTMANS (gt), Bert JORIS (tp), Stefaan DEBEVERE (alto sax), Lieven VENKEN (drs) etc...and numerous American soloists, such as saxophonist Lew TABACKIN, singer Judi SILVANO etc...
He appeared in a number of festivals (Middelheim, North Sea Jazz Festival, Jazz Festival of Paris, of Liège,...)
Ron VAN ROSSUM teaches jazz piano at the conservatories of Arhem (Holland) and Brussels and at the Lemmens Instituut in Leuven.