Sounds of Denmark Festival returns to London

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    

THE FIREBIRDS

Drummer-led band interpreting music by composers such as Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Rimskij-Korsakov in their own original jazz-meets-classical way.

 

Thurs14th September                     

MAKIKO HIRABAYASHI TRIO

Nordic sounds meets jazz and classical experimentalism from Japanese composer/pianist featuring legendary percussionist Marilyn Mazur

 

Friday 15th September – Early Show

KUTIMANGOES

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

KALAHA

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

MADS MATHIAS

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

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