Jacob Karlzon

The Swedish top pianist Jacob Karlzon has long placed himself among the greatest European jazz pianists. With a string of acclaimed releases under his own name on such prominent labels as ACT and Warner, Karlzon is one of the Scandinavian musicians to watch internationally.  Another European jazz pioneer is Danish sax star Benjamin Koppel. With […]

Koppel / Colley / Blade Collective

Benjamin Koppel (DK), Scott Colley (US) and Brian Blade (US) met in Copenhagen in 2012 when they played two sold-out concerts together during Koppel’s Summer Jazz festival. Koppel and Colley had played together before, and when Blade joined the two, magic happened. The three virtuosos formed the trio Koppel – Colley – Blade Collective, which […]

Annas Sang

Benjamin Koppel has transformed his own family’s escape story to music through a musical portrait of his now-deceased aunt Anna and selected events from her childhood, youth and old age, including the escape to Sweden during World War II. Koppel’s debut novel Annas sang is written based on conversations with his aunt about her life. […]

The Art of the Quartet

The Art of the Quartet is the name of an all-star band, consisting of four of the most in-demand, versatile and topclass jazzmusicians on the scene today.Between them they have worked with who’s who in jazz, but this time they have decided to come together and refine the potential of the classic jazz quartet formation.All […]

Kenny Werner

One of American jazz’ greatest Piano players,Kenny Werner,and the successful Danish saxophone player,Benjamin Koppel, have during the past years teamed up in what the UK magazine All About Jazz have called ‘a beautiful friendship’. Kenny Werner is one of the most prolific pianists of his generation. Being widely known for his masterpiece Effortless Mastery he […]

Koppel & Son

Koppel & Son is the name of the close musical collaboration between father and son, Anders Koppel and Benjamin Koppel. Koppel & Son performs regularly as a duo, but time and again act as a foundation for different solo-artists. The solo-artists range from rappers to singers and instrumentalists rooted in both classical, world- and rock […]

Mezzo Sax Encounter

Over the years, Grammy Award-winning American sax player Joe Lovano and Danish sax player Benjamin Koppel have developed a strong creative kinship resulting in original compositions and concerts. Find the music on their joined release The Mezzo Sax Encounter.Itall started back in 2007, wheninstrument builder Peter Jessen of Copenhagen woodwind retailer I.K. Gottfried invented the […]

Anders Koppel & Henrik Dam Thomsen

The partnership between Henrik Dam Thomsen and Anders Koppel has spanned over 25 years and included countlessprojects, including Koppel’s music for the cross-over ensemble Mad Cows Sing and for Copenhagen Cello Quartet, in the opera Rebus, infilm scores, concerts and recordings.In a duothey have their own, totally original instrumentation with cello and Hammondorgan. The two […]

Gislinge – Koppel

The internationally renowned classical concert pianist Katrine Gislinge join up with Benjamin Koppel’s jazz saxophone. Together, they create a new musical universe where they move into deep water and challenge the music and each other. There is a sensitivity to Katrine Gislinge’s musical approach, where every detail receives great attention, but at the same time […]

Sko on Cole

When two of Danish music’s biggest profiles join forces for their shared passion for jazz crooner no #1 Nat King Cole’s music, the old classics come to life once again. The Danish singer Søren Sko has, ever since Sko & Torp debuted in 1989, been an indispensable part of the Danish music scene, centrally positioned […]