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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to come.
We will play new music by Adam Rudolph and Jakob Davidsen made for Figura and Kammerat Orkesteret.
The third release of Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester has just been recorded in ‘The Village’, Copenhagen.
It will be released on Ilk in April 2015.
The first release from Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester received a Danish Music Award as best crossover-jazz release in 2012, and the second release, ‘Se kunsten med nye ører’ (‘Lend art your ear’) was awarded by The Danish Arts Foundation in 2013 as one of that years most extraordinary releases.
Jakob Davidsen has been accepted as a new member of the acclaimed Danish label/collective, Ilk.
ILK is a group of 22 musicians from the danish music scene who has joined forces to release original quality music. ILK is a free spirited label reflecting the incomparable and vibrant scene in Copenhagen. ILK represents new music, hybrids, avant-, improv- and jazz- related sounds by artists hailed as innovators on an international scale.This group of musicians, that in recent years has made a heavy impact on the scene in Denmark, has gathered to make the growing new music more visible and available, also outside Denmark. Musical necessity, collective responsibility and inspiration from all past and present genres are key issues, shared by the ILK ́s.
4th of July 6pm Hasse Poulsen/Jakob Davidsen/Torben Snekkestad at 5e
Slagtehusgade 5e, Copenhagen
7th of July 3pm Hasse Poulsen/Jakob Davidsen/Torben Snekkestad at Skuespilshusets Foyer, Royal Theatre
7th of July 9.30pm Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Trio feat. Peter Fuglsang and Lars Andreas Haug at Kvarterhuset, Jemtelandsgade 3, Copenhagen
8th of July 10pm Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester, Litteraturhaus, Møllegade, Copenhagen
Every year The Danish Arts Foundation awards 8 Danish music-releases, which they find extraordinary.This year Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkesters release ‘Se kunsten med nye ører’ (‘Lend art your ear’) was among the selected artists.
On ‘Se kunsten med nye ører’ Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester interprets selected pieces of art from J. F. Willumsens Museum and The National Gallery of Denmark.
We humbly thank The Danish Arts Foundation.
As last years winners of the catogory “Best Crossoverjazz release” Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester was invited to play at Danish Music Awards Jazz 2013. This took place on the 24th of November 2013 in a fully packed Aveny-T, Copenhagen.
New release from Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester
‘Se kunsten med nye ører’, or ‘Lend art your ear’, is the second release from Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester, and the follower to the first Danish Music Award winning CD from 2011.
ʻLend art your earʼ is a project where Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester interprets art. It can be paintings, sculptures, installations, or rooms, and the music can be written-through, lightly sketched, or totally improvised, all according to what the specific piece of art requires. On this release there are artistic reflections originating from two projects at The J. F. Willumsen Museum in Frederikssund, Denmark, and the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. And then finally a fantasy on Asger Jorns ʻStalingradʼ from Museum Jorn in Silkeborg.
The release can only be bought digitally on itunes and other platforms.
Christian Munch-Hansen, critic at the daily, Danish newspaper ‘Politiken’, has made a list of his 10 favorite Jazz-CD’s of 2012. Among the CD’s on this list you will find Keith Jarrett, Das Kapital and Jakob Davidsens Kammerat Orkester. Thanks a lot!
You can see the list here: