Mads Bærentzen & Peter Vuust (DK)
A close collaboration and playful concert
Peter Vuust and Mads Bærentzen have been exploring the duo format for many years through a long line of concerts, including the Dine & Jazz events at the restaurant Gourmetgaragen in Aarhus.
Expect a close collaboration and playful concert with a mix of standards and original tunes.
Mads Bærentzen has been the man behind the keys in Aarhus Jazz Festival for many years and has established himself as one of the top Danish jazz pianists. He has released some albums in collaboration with Morten Ramsbøll (b) and Kristian Leth (drm) as part of his own Mads Bærentzen Trio. Mads Bærentzen released his first solo album in 2012 and his follow- up Natten er så Stille with covers of songs by the composer C. E. F. Weyse in 2015. Throughout the years, he has played with jazz greats such as Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Cæcilie Norby, and Chris Minh Doky.
Peter Vuust is a professor at Aarhus University and the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg, leader of the Center for Music in the Brain, and is also one of the nation's busiest sidemen. He has been featured on more than 90 records with international jazz stars such as Tim Hagans, Mal Waldron, Ted Curson, and Jukkis Uotila. Peter Vuust is known for his groovy and attentive backing as well as his melodic solos. As a composer and bass player, he has released six albums as a solo artist, most recently Leaves of Love with Veronica Mortensen (voc), Lars Jansson (p), and Peter Asplund (trp).
Mads Bærentzen (p), Peter Vuust (b)