Narva > Program > Jakob Bro
First time in Estonia!
Thursday November 9
Narva Art Residency, cinema auditorium
Joala 18, Kreenholm, Narva
8€ / 8.09 – 8.10
10€ / 9.10 – 9.11
Jakob Bro, a highly acclaimed Danish guitar player and composer signed with ECM Records has released 13 albums, featuring world-class musicians like Lee Konitz, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, Kenny Wheeler, Mark Turner, Kurt Rosenwinkel and many others. Bro has been awarded several times with the title of the Jazz Composer of the Year, a nomination for the Nordic Council Music Prize, the Danish Arts Foundation reward and several “Danish Jazz Album of the Year” prizes.
“Danish guitarist Jakob Bro creates magical music, impossible to categorize or capture.” — Downbeat
Jakob Bro performs extensive, forward-looking kind of jazz that is atmospheric and experimental, yet still rooted in the jazz tradition. He is currently leading a trio with Joey Baron and Thomas Morgan. In the fall of 2016, the trio released a highly acclaimed album “Streams” through ECM Records. Bro is also working with Palle Mikkelborg and with Bro/Knak, a collaboration with the Danish electronica producer Thomas Knak (Opiate).
Jakob Bro is a former member of Paul Motian & The Electric Bebop Band (Garden of Eden, ECM – 2006) and a current member of Tomasz Stanko’s Dark Eyes Quintet (Dark Eyes, ECM – 2009).
He has released 13 records as a bandleader including musicians like Lee Konitz, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, Kenny Wheeler, Paul Bley, Chris Cheek, Thomas Morgan, Ben Street, Mark Turner, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Andrew D’Angelo, Chris Speed, George Garzone, Craig Taborn, Oscar Noriega, David Virelles, Jon Christensen, Jesper Zeuthen, Anders Christensen, Peter Laugesen, Kresten Osgood, Jakob Høyer, Nicolai Munch-Hansen, Jonas Westergaard, Søren Kjærgaard, Nikolaj Torp Larsen and many more.
He has performed in Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, South Africa, USA and all over Europe.