July 13 - 20 2024

Loren Stillman / Mikkel Ploug (DK/US) - Photo: Erlings Jazz- & Ølbar

Photo: Erlings Jazz- & Ølbar

Loren Stillman / Mikkel Ploug (DK/US)


Mikkel Ploug (g) Loren Stillman (s)

Renowned saxophonist and composer, Loren Stillman, has garnered widespread acclaim for his contributions to the realm of modern jazz, earning praise from esteemed publications such as The

New York Times, Downbeat Magazine, Jazziz, Jazz Times, and National Public Radio. Trained under the tutelage of jazz luminaries Lee Konitz, David Liebman, and Ted Nash, Stillman has established himself as an innovative and influential voice in the genre.

With an extensive performance history spanning the United States, Europe, and Japan, Stillman's artistry extends beyond the stage. His impressive portfolio includes collaborations with The Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra, Paul Motian Trio 2000+2, Carla Bley, John Abercrombie, and Michael Formanek: Ensemble Kolassus, among others.

Early in his musical journey, Stillman received accolades such as two Outstanding Performance Awards (1996 & 1998) and the Rising Star Jazz Artist Award (2004) from Down Beat Magazine. A scholarship recipient at both the Manhattan School of Music (1998) and The New School (2002),

Stillman further solidified his standing by reaching the semifinals of the 2002 Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition.

Erlings Jazz- & Ølbar
Cover charge 150 DKK

Aarhus Jazz Festival

Godsbanen, Skovgaardsgade 3

DK-8000 Aarhus C