The concert has finished

Kurt Elling (US) + support: The Orchestra & Tuva Semmingsen

Haveselskabets Have , Frederiksberg


No advance tickets


For the last 14 years, the American vocalist Kurt Elling has won every crtitics poll in the jazz magazine DownBeat as the best male vocalist, and eight times in a row was given a title "Male Singer of the Year" by Jazz Journalists Association. With his sublime barytone that spans over 4 octaves, his voice has been featured on his own material, spoken word recitations, as well as improvisations of names such as Wayne Shorter, Keith Jarrett and Pat Metheny. He has also proved to be a stunning and personal performer of jazz standards, blues and gilt-edged material from popular music youth, as demonstrated in his recent immersion in the Brill Building song catalogue. Elling's voice is not only impressive in the range, but also the hue. He masters the whole spoken performance with a deep poetic nerve and his voice excels as a playful and vital instrument.

The Danish big band The Orchestra explores vocal jazz in a remarkable collaboration with one of the Royal Opera stars, mezzo...

Read more


Similar Concerts for Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2015