The vibrant Scandinavian scene is on show at Pizza Express Soho this September
The Sounds of Denmark Festival is returning to London after its debut last autumn, the event has been confirmed to take place mid-September this year at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Dean Street, with eight Danish musicians or groups showcasing the vibrant Scandinavian scene, including…
Weds 13th September
Drummer-led band interpreting music by composers such as Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Rimskij-Korsakov in their own original jazz-meets-classical way.
MAKIKO HIRABAYASHI TRIO
Nordic sounds meets jazz and classical experimentalism from Japanese composer/pianist featuring legendary percussionist Marilyn Mazur
Friday 15th September – Early Show
World-class afro-beat meets jazz dance party influenced by the music of Fela Kuti, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman
Friday 15th September – Late Show
Inspired in equal parts by West African music, electronic rave music and jazz improvisation; music to dance to.
Saturday 16th September – Lunchtime
JACOB ANDERSKOV’S RESONANCE
Jazz, folk and European classical music featuring virtuoso string players present music of intense, poetic beauty
Saturday 16th September
Jazz vocalist, saxophonist and composer influenced by great jazz vocalists from Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra to Harry Connick Jr
Sunday 17th September - Lunchtime
SØREN BEBE TRIO
Quietly magical and lyrically beautiful sounds from piano trio
Sunday 17th September
SNORRE KIRK QUINTET
Elegant modern swing and velvety rich hard bop.
Details and tickets can be found HERE