Bagland + Gaffelpris (DK)

Jakob Sørensen (trp), Alex Jønsson (g), Mathias Jæger (p, keys), Frederik Sakham (b), Frej Lesner (drm)

Quintet rooted in the Scandinavian sound and the announcement of the annual Gaffepris-award recipient

Bagland is a quintet led by trumpeter and composer Jakob Sørensen. The musicians are all strongly rooted in the Scandinavian sound, and the music is inspired by the desolate and open Nordic landscape, where lyrical melodies characterize the compositions.

At the same time, Bagland works with electronic sounds, adding a playful and energetic element to the music, which contains hope, joy, longing, and melancholy.

The band has released three albums since 2015 – most recently the critically acclaimed Cirkel from 2019. It is an album that draws threads to Skagen during the late 1800s, where among others the Skagen painters portrayed life in all its facets – from the small joys to the big questions.

About the album, London Jazz wrote:

This album is a truly magical musical masterpiece from one of the up and coming stars of jazz at this time. It is, so far, one of the standout releases of 2019 and will no doubt be on many a playlist for years to come.


11/07/2021 13:30 - 15:30

Cover charge Kr. 50


Hack Kampmanns Plads 2
8000 Aarhus


Jazzselskabet Aarhus


Art Music
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