GORM ASKJÆR

Wednesday, Nov 6 2019

This week is for me filled with newly composed music - and I look forward to playing and recording with Gorm Askjær Secret Safari (Kasper Tranberg, Christian Vuust, Thomas Sejthen, Morten Nottelmann) - and not least for a concert at Jazzselskabet Aarhus Aarhus on Sunday, November 10 16:00 at Tir Na Nog Aarhus ... and I also look forward to the Jutlandia Saxophone Quartet premiering the saxophone...

Saturday, Sep 7 2019

Tonight we will be premiering ‘En Symfoni Til Pindstrup’ at Pindstruphallen 19:30. See you there!

Wednesday, Aug 21 2019

Working with the ensemble Lydenskab and author Ursula Andkjæ Olsen on music ad words connected to the town of Pindstrup, Djursland. The past week we’ve been hearing a lot of exciting stories about the town, the people, the factory, the nature etc. All of this will be part of the music piece ‘En Symfoni Til Pindstrup’, premiered on Sep

Thursday, Aug 8 2019

Working on a lot of exciting stuff at the moment. Right now on my table a saxophone quartet, and soon starting the project 'VORES HISTORIE GENFORTALT: En symfoni til et sted’ with the ensemble Lydenskab, writer Ursula Andkjær Olsen and the people of the good town Pindstrup, Djursland. We’ll be working with the stories and sounds of Pindstrup. It will be great fun ;-) Also, we are working on the release...

Monday, April 15 2019

On the 24th of this month I will be playing a gig with the legendary Madame Nielsen and the electronic wizard Mads Emil Nielsen at Café Hack in Aarhus. Poetry, sounds and improvisations. Will be very exciting.

Tuesday, April 2 2019

On Saturday (April 6) I will be playing a children’s concert at Sønderborg Bibliotek with Mette Marie Ørnstrup (voc, perc) and Thomas Sejthen (b). Among other things sounds from Mette Maries travels in Africa and Turkey. Looking forward!

Friday, Feb 1 2019

Going to Aalborg today to be part in the jury of JazzDanmarks ‘Jazzkonkurrencen’. First of 4 concerts where 4 young bands compete to win the prize. Will be exciting to hear some new music.

Thursday, Dec 13 2018

More music has been added to the website, among them also some older compositions. You can find an excerpt from Trigger Me!? for sinfonietta and a recording of the bigband composition Tophemmelige Planer in the large ensemble section. Hope you enjoy!

Wedensday, Aug 1 2018

Pictures from the great performance at Aarhus Jazz Festival by Århus Sinfonietta: https://jazzfest.dk/gallery.php?id=3021&l=da

Thursday, July 19 2018

Århus Sinfonietta will be performing my works SNAP! and Swinging at Aarhus Jazz Festival (Hotel Carmel, July 21 15:00) and Djurs & Mols (Kulturministeriet, Ebeltoft, July 27  15:00). I am very much looking forward to the performance which features a revised edition of Swinging, alongside new compositions by Julie Kjær and Lil Lacy. You can see more at www.facebook.com/aarhussinfonietta

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