|Born||December 7, 1948|
|Associated acts||Hank Jones, Thomas Clausen|
Mads Vinding (born 7 December 1948, Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish jazz double-bassist.
Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of July 2018, the city has a population of 777,218. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and it is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.
Vinding began his professional career when he was 16 as the house bassist for Café Montmartre, a jazz club in Copenhagen. He has played on more than 800 recordings and more than 1000 Radio/TV shows.
Café Montmartre was a restaurant and nightclub on Hollywood Boulevard at Highland Avenue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US. Opened in 1923, it became a "worldwide center for celebrity and nightlife" during the 1920s and a place where tourists would visit to try to break into Hollywood.
The Ben Webster Prize is an annual jazz award set up by the Ben Webster Foundation to honour Danish and American jazz musicians as well as other professionals active in the promotion of jazz in those countries. The American jazz musician Ben Webster spent his last ten years in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he became an active part of the city's thriving jazz scene. After his death, the Ben Webster Foundation was set up to channel his annual royalties to musicians in Denmark and America. The Ben Webster Prize is part of this effort.
Storyville Records is an international record company and label based in Copenhagen, Denmark, specializing in jazz and blues music. Besides its original material, Storyville Records has reissued many vintage jazz recordings that previously appeared on labels such as Paramount Records, American Music Records, and Southland Records. Many Storyville records were pressed in Japan.
With Yelena Eckemoff
With Kenny Drew
With Art Farmer
With Johnny Griffin
With Hank Jones
With Duke Jordan
Flight to Denmark is an album led pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1973 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label.
Two Loves is an album led by pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1973 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label.
Truth is an album led pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1975 but not released on the Danish SteepleChase label until 1983.
With Doug Raney
With Idrees Sulieman
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Kenneth Sidney "Kenny" Drew was an American jazz pianist.
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Billy Higgins was an American jazz drummer. He played mainly free jazz and hard bop.
Thomas Clausen is a Danish jazz pianist.
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Idrees Sulieman was a bop and hard bop trumpeter.
Arild Andersen is a Norwegian jazz musician bassist, known as the most famous Norwegian bass player in the international jazz scene.
Billy Hart is an American jazz drummer and educator.
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Jesper Thilo is a Danish jazz musician, mainly known as a tenor saxophonist, alto saxophonist and clarinetist. He is considered to be one of the top European straight-ahead jazz musicians of the post-1970 period. Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins were early influences, while he later developed a highly personal sound reminiscent of Zoot Sims.
Pierre Dørge is a Danish avant-garde jazz guitarist. As leader of New Jungle Orchestra he combined traditional and modern jazz with West African Highlife guitar music. Among his collaborators have been his wife, pianist Irene Becker, saxophonist John Tchicai, bassist Johnny Dyani, and percussionist Marilyn Mazur.
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This is the discography for American jazz musician Lee Konitz.