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DR Big Band & Mathias Heise præsenterer "The Beast"

Open Air Modern Swing Jazz by the Sea DKK 220 inkl. gebyr

No advance tickets

The Danish Radio Big Band offers musical experiences ranging over classic, swinging big band jazz, soft ballads, new compositions and wild jazz experiments – delivered with the energy, professionalism and precision of 19 top-tuned musicians.

DR Big Band has been a shining light on the Danish jazz scene since 1964, and the band was at the forefront in the years when Copenhagen was home to an array of legen­­dary American jazzmen, With bandleaders like Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely and Palle Mikkelborg, the Danish Radio Big Band has also had a prominent position on the international jazz scene.

More than 80 album recordings with stars like Miles Davies, Stan Getz and Joe Henderson ­testify to a big band which has focused with great success on original content. Today the DR Big Band is still introducing new names, initiating exciting collaborations across genres and commissioning compositions from young talents.

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