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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 ...

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Alex Jønsson: Heart Of Gold: Live In Aarhus

Read "Heart Of Gold: Live In Aarhus" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Recorded live at a living room concert, Heart of Gold presents an intimate portrait of Danish guitarist/composer Alex Jønsson and his trio. The title tune opens the set: it's not the well known Neil Young song, but it does have an Americana tinge. Drummer Andreas Skamby sets up a pillow of sound using mallets, bassist Jens ...

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Lars Fiil: Frit Fald

Read "Frit Fald" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

All musicians work with sound, but their approaches are different. To some, it starts with a melody, to others it begins with a groove and then there are those who are simply interested in sound.

Danish pianist Lars Fiil, who has previously based his compositions around melodies and grooves, is starting to move ...