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Tranquebar was formed in April 2011 by Grit Jansen (vocal), Nicolai Kaarsen (banjo), Michael Schultz-Larsen (cajon), and Anders Kristian Munk (accordion), wtih Anders Bo Eriksen (tuba) joining in July 2014.

The band has performed at a number of Copenhagen venues, including Copenhagen Jazz House, Kind of Blue, Huset, Retro, Litteraturhaus, Jazzcup, PH Caféen, Røde Roses Kaffebar, Bopa, Studenterhuset, Bådudlejningen, Café Cornelius, Bevar's, Drop Inn, Edison and Ingolfs Kaffebar, as well as on Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Fanø Free Folk, Havnens Høstfest, Kancellifestivalen, and the street parties in Jægersborggade, Blågårdsgade og Skydebanegade.

In its early years the band contributed to the revival of the yard singer tradition in Copenhagen. Thus, from the summer of 2011 and onwards Tranquebar has played countless unannounced performances on bars and street corners. The first took place on the snooker table of Fingerbøllet (the Thimble) on Christia...

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Line up:
  • Grit Jansen: Vocal & Slides
  • Nicolai Kaarsen: Banjo
  • Michael Schultz-Larsen: Percussion
  • Anders Kristian Munk: Accordeon
  • Anders Bo Eriksen: Helikon

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