Jakob working on new piece for Figura Ensemble and JDs Kammerat Orkester

After the great succes with “All at one point”, written for Figura Ensemble & Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester, Jakob has been comissioned to write a new piece for the same constallation.

This time the text will be by the Danish author, Ursula Andkjær Olsen, and its first performance will be at “Figura Festspiele”, which takes palce in January 2017.

More to follow…

 

“All at one point” for Figura and Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester

Wednesday the 25th of November Figura and Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester perform Jakob Davidsens “All at one point” written to the two ensembles in conjunction. Jakob Davidsen has used selected chapters from Italo Calvinos “Cosmicomics” as inspiration to this new five-part suite.

The concert will take place in KoncertKirken, Copenhagen, the 25th of November 8pm.

Three very nice reviews of ‘og andre dyr’

The Danish Jazzmagazine, ‘Jazzspecial’, ‘Salt-peanuts.eu’ and ‘Nordische-musik.de’ gives three very nice reviews of Jakob Davidsens latest release, ‘og andre dyr’ (Ilk).

‘Jazzspecial’ finds that “The music is masterly performed by the five musicians”, and concludes that ‘og andre dyr’ “is a fascinating and border-breaking release.”

You can read the ‘Salt-peanuts.eu’ (norwegian) and ‘Nordische-musik.de’ (german) reviews here:

Salt-Peanuts

Nordische Musik

 

Fantastic review from ‘Jazznyt.com’

Niels Overgaard from jazznyt.blogspot.dk likes the new release from Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester a lot:

“Jakob Davidsen holds a unique position in Danish music, where he develops both jazz and classical music at the same time.” “It is an important Danish release -regardless of genres.”

You can read the whole review in Danish here

New release from Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester

The third release of Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester is at the same time the first on the highly rated Danish label, Ilk.

The release comes as the third issue in Ilks ‘White Label Series’, and is, apart from downloads, only available in 100 numbered LPs with handwritten linernotes and titles by the artist.

You can read more about the release, Jakob Davidsen thoughts on it, and listen and watch here

 

Concerts and recording at Winterjazz, Copenhagen

During Winterjazz 2015 Jakob will play two concerts at the Ilk-scene at Slagtehusgade 5e and record with his new trio with Guitarist Hasse Poulsen and Saxophone-player Torben Snekkestad.

Friday the 13th of February 20.30 Davidsen/Snekkestad/Poulsen

Saturday the 21st of February 20.30 Duo with his brother, Bass-player Nils Davidsen

Project with Adam Rudolph and Figura

Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester, Adam Rudolph and Figura Ensemble will hold an exclusive live-recording session at The Village, Copenhagen, at Friday the 21st of November 8pm, which will be open to the public. There is a limited number of seatings, so send an e-mail to info@jakobdavidsen.dk if you want to come.

We will play new music by Adam Rudolph and Jakob Davidsen made for Figura and Kammerat Orkesteret.