Mads Tolling Quartet.



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Mads Tolling left Denmark to pursue studies in the U.S. in 2000. After ten years with little musical connection to his birthplace, he decided to start his Danish quartet in 2010 with violin, guitar, bass and drums.

The project really took off when well-established guitarist Jacob Fischer joined the quartet in 2014. Jacob is one of the highest regarded guitarists in Europe, and many compare him to the great Django Reinhardt. Jacob was for twenty years a member of the legendary Danish jazz violinist Svend Asmussen’s quartet. At age 14, Mads first saw Jacob – in concert with Svend in Copenhagen. About ten years later, Svend donated much of his private music collection to Mads, when he retired from playing music. When ‘The Fiddling Viking’ had his centennial birthday in 2016, it made a lot of sense for Mads to pay special tribute to him. The Mads Tolling Quartet extensive tours in 2015 and 2016 included Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Germany, and the album Celebrating S...

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Line up:
  • Mads Tolling - violin
  • Jacob Fischer - guitar
  • Andreas Møllerhøj - bass
  • Andreas Svendsen - drums

Lignende koncerter i Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2021