Jorge Rossy is internationally recognised as one of the most influential drummers of his generation. His sideman work includes over 180 recordings with renowned jazz musicians such as Brad Mehldau, Ethan Iverson, Kevin Hays, Albert Sanz, Mark Turner, Chris Cheek, Seamus Blake, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Enrico Pieranunzi, Jakob Bro and Steve Swallow. Jorge has also toured with jazz greats including Charlie Haden, Wayne Shorter, Lee Konitz, Carla Bley, and Joe Lovano.
Jorge also has a distinctive voice on the vibes, marimba and piano, and a unique sound as a composer and band leader. Since his first CD under his own name, Wicca (Fresh Sound, 2006), he has recorded over 30 albums as a band leader or co-leader. Stay There (Pirouet, 2015) was his debut recording as a vibes and marimba player. Jorge has toured and recorded with different configurations of his Jordi Rossy Vibes Quintet as well as many co-led projects. His first vibes trio album, Puerta, was released on ECM in November 2021.
All the bands that Jorge has led or co-led are made up of outstanding musicians, collaborating to create a distinctive sound and an aesthetic full of intimate complicity. The long list of his bandmates includes Jeff Ballard, Robert Landfermann, Al Foster, Jimmy Wormworth, Joey Baron, Billy Hart, Mark Turner, Joshua Redman, Domenic Landolf, Pietro Tonolo, Chris Cheek, Mike Kanan, Kevin Hays, Doug Weiss, Putter Smith, Pete Bernstein, Jaume Llombart.