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Tomo Jacobson

Tomo Jacobson is a Polish-born double bass player based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He focuses his efforts on free improv and other creative musics. With over a dozen albums to his credit, he is mostly known for the projects he is a leader, or co-leader to, namely MOONBOW, MOUNT MEANDER, IL SOGNO, or FREE SPIRITUAL, as well his solo double bass work, and free improv encounters with acclaimed musicians. Tomo has been very fortunate to perform with the greats like John Tchicai, Andrew D'Angelo, Lotte Anker, Adam Rudolph, Rasul Siddik, P.O. Jørgens, Frank Gratkowski, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Sun Araw, Jacob Anderskov, Kresten Osgood, Hugh Steinmetz, Søren Kjaergaard, Torben Snekkested, Jesper Zeuthen, and many others. He played at numerous festivals like Copenhagen Jazz Festival (DK), Vinter Jazz (DK), Roskilde Festival (DK), Festa dell'Opera (IT), Milhões de Festa (POR), Jazz Jamboree (PL), Jazz Jantar (PL), Mózg Festival (PL), Sopot Molo Jazz Festival (PL), Audio Art Festival (PL), In Front (DE), Jazz Units (DE), or Creepy Teepee Festival (CZ). He has performed in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Poland, Italy, Cuba, Belgium, Czech Republic, Portugal, Los Angeles and New York. Tomo is also an active music life curator and organizer in Copenhagen

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Il Sogno: Birthday

Read "Birthday" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Formazione multinazionale -italiano il pianista Emanuele Maniscalco, polacco il contrabbassista Tomo Jacobson, danese il batterista Oliver Laumann -e nato attorno al conservatorio di Copenhagen, Il sogno è quel che si dice un trio paritetico. In questo suo primo lavoro, registrato a Brescia nel 2015 e uscito nel 2017, il gruppo sviluppa dieci brani per complessivi trentacinque ...

Il sogno - Birthday

Label: Gotta Let It Out
Released: 2017

When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end

Label: ILK Music
Released: 2016
Track listing: Fish; And the skies; Start to sing; In C major; I will follow you till; The end.

Sun Araw Trio XIII - Antwerp

Label: Sun Ark/Drag City
Released: 2016

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Tomo Jacobson: When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end

Read "When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Copenhagen-based bassist Tomo Jacobson--employing his musical vehicle, Moonbow--creates a musical ruckus with When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C-major I will follow you to the end (how's that for a CD title?). And it sounds like a ruckus in the blacksmith shop--metallic, slashing guitar, raucous, ragged-edged, tin/brass saxophones over ...

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Tomo Jacobson: When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end

Read "When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C major I will follow you to the end" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Every record seeks its ideal listener, but this concept is very abstract and often remains a riddle, but to Polish-born bassist, Tomo Jacobson, his ideal listener is very real and responded in the best possible way to the music on his album When the sleeping fish turn red and the skies start to sing in C ...


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