Romeo & Julie – Vendsyssel Teater 2020 (CD)

In 2020 a unique version of the famous play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare found place at Vendsyssel Theatre in northern Denmark – a version with original jazzmusic. Benjamin Koppel where asked to compose music and give his own take on the famous love story. The music is performed by some of Denmarks most […]

Les Mobiles (CD)

Benjamin Koppel’s label Cowbell usually publishes jazz music but here comes a classical release: Soulful and atmospheric music. With the rare composition of harp, cello and saxophone, the trio consisting of Tine Rehling, Henrik Dam Thomsen and Benjamin Koppel move effortlessly around in a sonorous and adventurous universe. The trio shines in soulful and impressive […]

Søren Sko & Benjamin Koppel – On Cole (CD)

Når to af dansk musiklivs største profiler slår pjalterne sammen om deres fælles passion for jazzcrooner no #1 Nat King Coles musik, bliver der for alvor pustet nyt liv i de gamle klassikere. Den danske sanger Søren Sko har, lige siden den efterhånden legendariske duo Sko & Torp debuterede i 1989, været en uundværlig bestanddel […]

Søren Sko & Benjamin Koppel, Live at Bremen Theatre (CD)

 Når to af dansk musiklivs største profiler slår pjalterne sammen om deres fælles passion for jazzcrooner no #1 Nat King Coles musik, bliver der for alvor pustet nyt liv i de gamle klassikere. Den danske sanger Søren Sko har, lige siden den efterhånden legendariske duo Sko & Torp debuterede i 1989, været en uundværlig bestanddel […]

The Art of the Quartet (CD)

American top pianist Kenny Werner and Scandinavian star saxophonist Benjamin Koppel have become musical brothers through 15 years of ongoing frequent musical collaboration. Their duo album WALDEN was highly acclaimed, as has their long line of other releases, including COALITION with Lionel Loueke and FREEBOP with David Liebman. Scott Colley, known from his work with […]

The Ultimate Soul & Jazz Revue (CD)

Recorded live at Betty Nansen Theatre in Copenhagen during the 2019 edition of Koppel’s Summer Jazz Festival, Ultimate Soul & Jazz Revue features Koppel, Brecker, Colley and Purdie backed by top Danish musicians in keyboardist Jacob Christoffersen, Hammond organist Dan Hemmer, percussionist Jacob Andersen and guitarist Søren Heller, an impressive newcomer on the Scandinavian music […]

Monicas Vals (CD)

En samling af nyfortolkninger af sange fra Monica Zetterlunds vidunderlige univers, fortolket af Koppel og den svenske sangerinde og skuespiller Mari Götesdotter, der tilsammen udgør hovednavnene i en teaterkoncertopsætning om Monicas liv. Indspillet med tre af Skandinaviens mest efterspurgte musikere, Søren Møller, Johnny Åman og Peter Nilsson. Monica Zetterlund var en af sin tids allerstørste […]

Gently (CD)

Already two years after the release of their successful debut CD Still Life, Anders Koppel and Henrik Dam Thomsen are ready with their new album, Gently. The partnership between Henrik Dam Thomsen and Anders Koppel has spanned over 25 years and included countless projects, including Koppel’s music for the cross-over ensemble Mad Cows Sing and […]

Scott Colley & Benjamin Koppel – How to Get There (CD)

After having worked in a number of different musical settings together, super bassist Scott Colley and top saxophonist Benjamin Koppel, two long time friends and music associates, have finally teamed up in a setting of their dreams – the duo.  Jazz is an art based on communication and dialogue, between musicians on stage, and between […]

Anna’s Dollhouse (CD)

ANNAS DOLLHOUSE is a new compositional masterpiece by Danish jazz star BenjaminKoppel. Featuring former Blue Note recording artist Cæcilie Norby and jazz legends Kenny Werner and Peter Erskine, ANNAS DOLLHOUSE tells the story about Anna, the aunt of renowned saxophoneplayer and composer Benjamin Koppel. Through nine songs her life through almost a century is depicted […]