Pierre Dørge 

Conductor, guitar and Tibetan conch trp.

Danish guitarist, composer, arranger, conductor, teacher and bandleader. Born in Copenhagen 1946. Dørge is one of the most prolific and wide-ranging figures on the Danish scene today. He has been interested in modern jazz from the beginning of [...]

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Gunnar Halle 

Trumpet

Gunnar Halle Born 1973, Bærum, Norway. Gunnar Halle has played with NJO on and off since 2000, and as a regular member from 2002. Educated at Rhythmic Music Conservatory, Copenhagen 1997-2002. At the moment he plays with Jogujo [...]

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Anders Banke 

Clarinet & bassclarinet



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Jacob Mygind 

Soprano & tenorsax

JAKOB MYGIND Sax, Composer and Bandleader. Born in 55, the danish musician Jakob Mygind allready in 76 put out ”Financial Tycoon” (LP) which established him as one of the leading charakters in the scene of advanced jazz/world music in [...]

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Kenneth Agerholm 

Trombone

Born 1957, Copenhagen. Kenneth played the trombone and various percussion instruments in the NJO since 1980. Played with many danish and international musicians all over the world. Participates on more that 80-100 records, styles ranging from [...]

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Irene Becker 

Keyboards

Born 1951. Pianist, composer and teacher. Masters Degree in Ornette Coleman, University of Copenhagen. Studied world music at Creative Music Studio Woodstock, New York with Karlheinz Berger and Nana Vasconcelos. Since 1981 a member of New [...]

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Thommy Andersson 

Bass

Born 1973, Örebro, Sweden. Thommy Andersson has played with many national and international musicians all over the world. Participates on around 100 records, in styles ranging from punk, jazz, folkmusic, avantgarde, classical to rock, pop & [...]

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Ayi Solomon 

Percussion

Born 1956, Mamprobi/Accra/Ghana. Played percussion in NJO since 1990. Ayi Solomon was born and raised in Mamprobi, a suburb of Accra. He is a self taught and ambitious musician. In his youth he 'hung around' the apostolic churches, where he [...]

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Martin Andersen 

Drums

Drummer Martin Andersen has established himself on the danish jazz scene through his powerful and highly skilful drumming with a broad stylistic range. He has toured and recorded with a great variety of small and large ensembles and has accompanied [...]

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Kasper Tranberg  (stand-in)

trumpet



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Guest Artist on special concerts - Shashank Subramanyam 

Indian bamboo flutes

Shashank Subramanyam stormed into the music world at the age of 12 with a stunning flute performance at The Music Academy, Chennai. He happens to be the youngest musician in the history of South Indian Music to have performed the most prestigious [...]

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