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Jens Jefsen

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Music Between Gigs

Label: Gateway Music
Released: 2021
Track listing: Esto Es Lo Mio; Ciribiribin; Lateral Thinking; Funiculi Funicula; Siya Evine; Imagine; Pen Pusher; Terra Sirenum; Smells Like Teen Spirit; Soon; Baubles, Bangles And Beads; Put Your Ghost To Rest; This Game Will Keep You Up All Night; Save The Last Dance For Me.

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Jens Jefsen: Music Between Gigs

Read "Music Between Gigs" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Danish bassist Jens Jefsen returns with another bass-centric album which is definitely not “solo bass," a sequel to A Secret Sigh (Gateway Music, 2016). Like the previous album the music emphasizes melody--which Jefsen finds in standards, modern pop songs and his originals--and varied, colorful arrangements. Jefsen's “Esto Es Lo Mio" opens the set with a sprightly ...

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Jens Jefsen & Martin Schack: Dust Shines

Read "Dust Shines" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


A wide variety of classic melodies are dusted off and given a fresh shine by the Danish duo of Jens Jefsen (acoustic bass) and Martin Schack (piano). Jefsen's previous album A Secret Sigh (Gateway Music, 2016) featured his bass playing, composing and arranging in the company of several supporting musicians. Here he and his partner present ...

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Dust Shines

Label: Gateway Music
Released: 2017
Track listing: L-O-V-E; Can't Help Falling in Love with You; Danny Boy (Londonderry Air); Lilli Marleen; Love Letters Straight from Your Heart; Mona Lisa; Love Me Tender; Somewhere Beyond the Sea (La Mer); My Way; Pretend; Smile; O Tannenbaum; Pick Yourself Up; While My Guitar Gently Weeps.

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A Secret Sigh

Label: Gateway Music
Released: 2016
Track listing: How You Like Your Egg; Bashtag; One End to Another; Behavior Modification; Benefit of Waiting; Conbash; Crying Wine; Amygdala; A Secret Sigh; Bass Meets Saw; Wood and Salsa; Multistep.

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Jens Jefsen: A Secret Sigh

Read "A Secret Sigh" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Veteran Danish bassist Jens Jefsen could be a one-man band, but instead he accomplishes a rare feat here: a bass-centric recording that does not sound like a “bass album." Each track includes multiple bass parts--pizzicato and arco--along with percussive bass sounds and other percussion by Jefsen. While this description may sound like an endless bass solo, ...

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Jam Me Up

Label: Gateway Music
Released: 2014
Track listing: Take Someone's Hand; Input One; Makin' Loopee; Waltzing Bits; Climb and Fall; Played Privately; Califast; Jam Me Up; Wiretapping; A Scent of Spring; Et Smukt Liv.

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Jens Jefsen: Jam Me Up

Read "Jam Me Up" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Veteran Danish double bassist and educator Jens Jefsen, who performed with legendary jazz musicians as Ben Webster, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, and Johnny Griffin, gives a new meaning to the term “jam up." For Jensen, it does not mean malfunction or inefficiency but an opportunity to rethink his playing when guest musicians are put to the ...

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Label: Heptagon Records
Released: 1991


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