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Hvalfugl feat. Jakob Sørensen

The Aarhus trio Hvalfugl belongs to an exciting young generation of Danish musicians who build a bridge between Nordic folk music and the sound of jazz. The trio's third album "Øjeblikke Vi Husker" from 2020, ended up on Jazznyt's top-10 list of best Danish jazz releases, and the group has really stormed forward in the Danish jazz landscape - and with good reason. On this evening the trio will feature the award-winning trumpetist Jakob Sørensen, who, like Hvalfugl, seeks the deep, Nordic sound.

There is a bubbling freshness in Hvalfugl's bid on how jazzed folk music should sound in our time. It is music that with its Nordic sound is able to strike down into the Danish soul, and at the same time follow the virtues of trio jazz in a very elegant way. With their playful interplay and dreamy sound, you are led towards hilly landscapes and bright Nordic summer nights. The tones of Hvalfugl are able to break down boundaries and at the same time open up new paths, where jazz ...

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Line up:
  • Jonathan Fjord Bredholt (Piano / DK)
  • Jeppe Lavsen (Guitar / DK)
  • Amders Juel Bomholt (Bass / DK)
  • Jakob Sørensen (Trumpet / DK)

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