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“It is unabashedly one of Europe’s most sophisticated jazz bands”, Down Beat

Posted Jan 14th 2015
1980-2015 ... 35 years... traveling through the jungle in more than 50 countries... playing in the Kuranda Rainforest, Carnegie Hall [...]
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New Jungle Orchestra - March 23rd 1984***** Historical picture

Posted Sep 20th 2014
Line-up for the second NJO album - BRIKAMA. Johnny Dyani, Marilyn Mazur, Jesper Zeuthen, Morten Carlsen, Niels Neergaard, Doudou Gouirand [...]
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James Blood Ulmer meets Pierre Dørge & NJO

Posted May 31st 2014
Freitag, 6. Juni 2014 ab 19:00 Uhr 19:00 Uhr: James Blood Ulmer with Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra 29. INNtöne Festival [...]
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Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra has been around since 1980 - with some changes in the crew. They play worldmusic at the highest level, and they are in a class of their own. With a mixture of jazz, Asian, African and European music - and general madness - they create their own dadaistic universe, which gives the audience a unique and extraordinary experience.

As it´s often the case, they are best live on stage, where you can hear music created by the saxophonist bowing the bell and the reed or Pierre playing a musical box as you know it from the kids room. Other instruments are sea shells used as trumpets or various Asian and African remedies. There are no limits and the catching joy and humour almost always guaranties a memorable concert for years to come. Pierre Dørge is a worthy heir to the Ellingtonian legacy.

Welcome to the Jungle (feat. John Tchicai)