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Jacob Christoffersen: Facing The Sun

Read "Facing The Sun" reviewed by Annika Westman

Denmark has a great jazz tradition. Just like Paris, Copenhagen has been a haven for jazz musicians in exile (from the US, South Africa, etc.) for decades. Jazz has had a strong position in the city since the '40s, and many great players have been produced in this fertile climate, the best known being Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. Well, here is another one that deserves international success: pianist Jacob Christoffersen.

The impression that strikes immediately and persists through the whole CD ...