July 13 - 20 2024

Klüver & Vollertsen Trio (DK) - Photo: Café Gemmestedet

Photo: Café Gemmestedet

Klüver & Vollertsen Trio (DK)


Jens Klüver t-sax & s-sax Martin Vollertsen p Thorbjørn Stefansson b John Riddell drm

Trio Klüver and Vollertsen at Café Gemmestedet

Jens Klüver, tenor and soprano saxophone (former leader of Klüver's Big Band for 35 years) has now devoted himself to playing the saxophone. For the last 6 years J. Klüver has been playing with E. Tjalve in duo, trio, and quartet formats and has just celebrated his 75th birthday with concerts with Dennis Mackrel and Miriam Mandipira;

Martin Vollertsen is a 25-year-old jazz pianist and composer born and raised in Aarhus with a bachelor's degree from the Royal Academy of Music. Musicians such as Paul Bley, Keith Jarrett, and Ornette Coleman are important sources of inspiration.

Bassist Thorbjørn Stefansson grew up in Aarhus but studied jazz for two years at Skurups Folkhögskola in Sweden and then at the Jazz-Institut Berlin where he quickly became an integral part of the jazz scene. Since then, he has played with several major German and international acts, and in 2021 he received the JIB Jazz Prize for outstanding soloist;

John Riddell is a young up-and-coming drummer, composer, and arranger who, despite his young age, has already made his mark on the Danish jazz scene with many different soloists and bands. He is the drummer of the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and director of the Danish Youth Jazz Orchestra.



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