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Palle Mikkelborg is a Danish jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger and record producer. Mikkelborg is a fine trumpeter who is best-known stateside for his Aura suite, which Miles Davis recorded in 1984. Self-taught on trumpet, Mikkelborg started working professionally in 1960. He joined the Danish Radio Jazz Group in 1963 and led it during 1967-1972. Mikkelborg performed at the 1968 Newport Jazz Festival in a quintet and has since been a dominant figure on the Danish and international progressive jazz scene. He has released several solo records, and records with various co-founded groups, as well as appearing as sideman or arranger on numerous international records

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News: Recording

Danish Jazz Group Andorra To Release Debut On April Records on November 12th

Danish Jazz Group Andorra To Release Debut On April Records on November 12th

Brewed on the Danish island of Funen and then left to age for several years, the self-titled debut Andorra (November 12th) is a modern day vintage, fusing intricate jazz with deep grooves, cinematic effects and an exuberant attitude. It’s often said that the biggest gift of music school education is not the inspirational teachers or the ...

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Article: Album Review

Jakob Bro: Uma Elmo

Read "Uma Elmo" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


After a break of a few years, Danish guitarist & composer Jakob Bro returns to ECM Records with a new trio. Bay Of Rainbows (ECM Records, 2018) was a live recording documenting his trio with double bassist Thomas Morgan and drummer Joey Baron, while Returnings (ECM Records, 2018) was a quartet reuniting Bro with Morgan and ...

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News: Book / Magazine

Stratusphunk: The Life and Works of George Russell By Dr. Duncan Heining Available through Amazon Worldwide

Stratusphunk: The Life and Works of George Russell By Dr. Duncan Heining Available through Amazon Worldwide

Stratusphunk is the story of remarkable musician and a remarkable man. Through his ideas and music, composer, theorist and musician George Russell joins the dots in modern jazz from bebop, though modal and free jazz and into jazz rock. It is hard to imagine another artist, who was both so influential but also so misunderstood. For ...

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Article: Album Review

Don Cherry: Cherry Jam

Read "Cherry Jam" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


In the same year that composer/multi-instrumentalist Don Cherry recorded his milestone Complete Communion (Blue Note, 1966) he took his cornet to the studio of Danish National Radio. Cherry had established himself by the early 1960s, playing with Steve Lacy, Ornette Coleman, Paul Bley, John Coltrane, Charlie Haden, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler and Ed Blackwell. Copenhagen began ...

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Article: Interview

Mette Juul: Finding the Musical Sanctuary of Change

Read "Mette Juul: Finding the Musical Sanctuary of Change" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard


Since she released her debut Coming in from the Dark in 2010, Danish jazz singer and songwriter, Mette Juul, has been on a path of discovery that has seen her in collaborations with many prominent musicians, including drummers Alex Riel and Rodney Green, bassist Jesper Lundgaard and trailblazing trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire. Her latest albums Change (2019) ...

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Article: Album Review

Jakob Bro: Bay of Rainbows

Read "Bay of Rainbows" reviewed by John Kelman


Few ECM artists, barring perhaps longtime label stalwart, pianist Keith Jarrett, have been afforded the opportunity of releasing two albums within the same calendar year. That Manfred Eicher has chosen to follow up Jakob Bro's impressive quartet date, Returnings, less than seven months later with Bay of Rainbows clearly speaks to the label head/primary producer's appreciation ...

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Article: Live Review

Oslo Jazz Festival 2018

Read "Oslo Jazz Festival 2018" reviewed by John Sharpe


Oslo Jazz Festival Oslo, Norway August 15-17, 2018 Introduction The Norwegian capital Oslo bills itself as a festival city and, with around a thousand concerts each year, claims that it has the most concerts per inhabitant of any city in Europe. Included among those are the 70 plus events which made ...

Article: Live Review

Torino Jazz Festival 2018

Read "Torino Jazz Festival 2018" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Torino Jazz Festival Varie sedi 23-30.04.2018 La sesta edizione del Torino Jazz Festival ha rappresentato una nuova tappa di una manifestazione importante alla ricerca di una propria identità. Chiusa l'epoca della direzione artistica di Stefano Zenni, quest'anno le redini sono passate nelle mani dei musicisti torinesi Giorgio Li Calzi e Diego ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Bill Frisell, Camille Bertault And More New Releases

Read "Bill Frisell, Camille Bertault And More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


In episode 18 we feature an exclusive interview with rising French superstar Camille Bertault in advance of her New York concerts to promote her album Pas de géant and the preview Bill Frisell's upcoming Music Is, an instant classic which marks his return to the solo format and some of his earlier solo work. Also in ...


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