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Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen & Mulgrew Miller: The Duo - Live!

Read "The Duo - Live!" reviewed by Chris Mosey


After admiring each other's playing from afar for years, Danish bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and American pianist Mulgrew Miller got together in 1999 to record a promotional album of Duke Ellington numbers for the hi-fi company Bang & Olufsen. They enjoyed it so much that the following year they got together again for a world tour. This included the North Sea Jazz Festival at the Hague in Holland where the nine tracks on this fine double album ...

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Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen: The Unforgettable NHOP Trio Live

Read "The Unforgettable NHOP Trio Live" reviewed by Chris May


Like the British pianist Stan Tracey, the Danish bassist Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen served a lengthy apprenticeship accompanying US stars playing the European club circuit. In the 1960s in London, Tracey was the pianist in the Ronnie Scott Jazz Club's house band, while Pedersen held down a similar gig at Copenhagen's Montmartre Jazzhus. Tracey and Pedersen benefited greatly from the experiences--as did the US tourists, most of whom were quick to recognize both men's world-class talents.

Tracey abandoned back-up ...


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