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The Orchestra

The Orchestra is a Copenhagen based ensemble, who for almost 30 years have been curiously interpreting contemporary big band music.

The Orchestra houses some of the leading musicians and composers from the danish jazzscene. This unique collaboration is known for a transparent sound and many innovative projects. This includes working with Egberto Gismonti (2019) and a and recent album “The Trickster” (2020) with Peter Rosendal/Trio Mio, which was named “Album of the Year” by danish JazzSpecial.

“By The Book” brings fresh news from the internationally profiled big band composer/conductor Lars Møller, supplemented with works other composers including Jesper Riis and Jakob Riis

Line up:
  • Sax: Peter Fuglsang (as/cl), Kasper Wagner (as/fl), Lars Møller (ts/cond), TBA (ts), Jan Harbeck (bs, bcl)
  • Trombone: Steen Hansen, Mia Engsager, Niels Gerhardt, Kim Aagaard
  • Trompet: Jesper Riis/Christer Gustafsson, Maj Berit Guassora, Hendrik Jørgensen
  • Rhythm: Jonas Johansen (dr), Kaspar Vadsholt (bass), Thor Madsen (gt)

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