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Horse Orchestra

Kongens Have , København K

Free admission

Horse Orchestra is a very special band on the modern Nordic jazz scene. The band members succeed in combining parts of the history of jazz with modern barrier-breaking musical experiments. In Horse Orchestra's universe classical 1920s New Orleans meet 1960s freejazz as well as hiphop and modern classical music, and it all ends up in an original, post-modern style that has no equivalent on the Nordic jazz scene.
Horse Orchestra consists of seven young musicians from Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and the band is a testimony to a new generation of musicians who master their musical historical legacy and try to help modern jazz music reach new heights. For Horse Orchestra humor is just as important an element as the instrumental equilibrism and the compelling compositions. In this way, the humorous and flourishing music is so infectious that you happily engage with the orchestra's occasionally extreme tonal experiments.
The orchestra's debut album, Living the Dream (...

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Line up:
  • Erik Kimestad – trompet
  • Ingimar Andersen – saxofoner
  • Petter Hangsel – trombone
  • Kristian Tangvik – tuba
  • Jeppe Zeeberg – klaver
  • Nicolai Kaas Claesson – bas
  • Rune Lohse – trommer

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