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Fabel: FABEL

Read "FABEL" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Lonely tree. Lonely trumpet. Blowing through the clouds of green. Fields on fields in open space. A woodcutter leaving logs. Playing simple melodies. The piano breathes a song. In the country. In the city. People gather to escape themselves. The burning fire of passion. Smiles are exchanged, and they wander. In the night. It always comes back to this: Naked communication. Eyes looking at each other. The intimacy of instruments: Bass, trumpet and tangents. ...

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Jakob Sorensen: Nomad

Read "Nomad" reviewed by Nick Davies

Scandinavian jazz has always found its strength in its musicians like Jakob Bro, who is a guitarist and has worked with such names as Bill Frisell but is also band leader in his own right; as well as double bassist Jasper Hoiby, who leads the critically acclaimed band Phronesis while being an in demand sideman. Young trumpeter Jakob Sorensen is continuing that tradition, not only as strong player but also as a good composer. The album Nomad is his second ...

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Ambient Jazz: Pauseland & Jakob Sørensen

Read "Ambient Jazz: Pauseland & Jakob Sørensen" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

In a world that is fast-paced and in constant movement, contemplation has become an increasingly important value. However, it is a value that it is sometimes hard to achieve. A possibility is to listen to music that invites it. The albums from Danish jazz group Pauseland and trumpeter Jakob Sørensen both offer room for introspection and meditative beauty. Pauseland At the End of the Day Pauseland Music 2015 The drummer-less group ...


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