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Jacob Anderskov

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The pianist, composer & band-leader Jacob Anderskov is mostly known from his own bands ANDERSKOV ACCIDENT, JACOB ANDERSKOV TRIO, AIRTO MOREIRA - JACOB ANDERSKOV DUO, JACOB ANDERSKOV SOLO, JACOB ANDERSKOV PÅ DANSK (“in Danish”), AN AUF & DOCTOR STRUCTURE.
Since his two simultaneous debut CDs from 2001, he has released 9 CD’s as a bandleader, received 2 Danish Jazz Music Awards, and an Art Council awarding of the CD Jacob Anderskov Trio’s “Even Worse”. He received the “Govenment Art Foundation 3 year working grant” in 2004. His band Anderskov Accident is presently elected as one of three “spearhead” acts of the “Danish International Jazz Launch”, a cooperative Music Export project between a number of the major Music institutions in Denmark.

His music has been described as “ancient nordic fairytale flower that slowly opens up and takes new colours, while you are at first gaping and amazed, later moved by its richness and satisfying beauty.” (Peter Rahbek, Jazz Special, february 2003).

Jacob Anderskov graduated from Rhythmic Music Conservatory, Copenhagen, from the “musician’s line”, in 2002. He has also studied at the University of Copenhagen (Music Science), and has been taking private lessons with numerous teachers during a 1 year stay in New York 1999-2000. As a bandleader he has performed in most European countries & in USA & Canada. He has besides that also performed and recorded as a sideman with a large number of other musicians & bands, a.o. Lovedale, Cph Art Ensemble, Real People, Kibrick, TS Hoeg’s Locomotion Starsemble & Toxicum.

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  • BoxOfFrogbit

    ARGH! I can't make it correct the name into Jacob Anderskov with a capital A!

    23 Nov 2009 Reply

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