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Toftemark New York Quintet

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Curious about what's happening in the New York Jazz Scene today? Andreas Toftemark is bringing his new New York Quintet to Søhesten. Presenting some of the finest young musicians in the New York Jazz Scene.

The 5 musicians meet in New York before the pandemic, and when the opportunity to perform at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, presented itself, it seemed obvious to reconnect and once again make music together. Get ready to experience jazz music of the highest quality the band plays hardbop, swing, ballads bebop performed by leading young musicians on the Danish and American scene.

Benny Benack III
By age 28, trumpeter and singer Benny Benack III has proven to be a rare talent: not only a fiery trumpet player with a stirring command of the postbop trumpet vernacular in the vein of Kenny Dorham and Blue Mitchell, but also a singer with a sly, mature, naturally expressive delivery in the post-Sinatra mold, performing standards...

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Line up:
  • Benny Benack III - Trumpet
  • Andreas Toftemark - Saxophone
  • Rasmus Sørensen - Piano
  • Kaisa Mansivü - Bass
  • Joe Peri - Drums

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