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Jesper Lundgaard

Born: June 12, 1954    Primary Instrument: Bass

Jesper Lundgaard

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Born 1954 in Hilleroed, Denmark.
Started to play bass at the age of 16.
Studied music at Aarhus University from 1976, and played at the local jazzclub Tagskaegget with many American jazz-greats, e.g Roy Eldridge, Harry Sweets Edison, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Doug and Jimmy Raney.

In 1978 was with the Thad Jones Mel Lewis Orchestra doing a 3 months Europe tour.

In 1979 moved to Copenhagen, played at the jazz clubs of La Fontaine, Slukefter, and Montmartre.

Has performed with Benny Carter, Teddy Wilson, Tommy Flanagan, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Chet Baker, Duke Jordan, Michel Petrucciani, John Scofield, just to mention a few.

Has played as a member of the Thad Jones Eclipse, The Radio Jazz Group, the Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band, the Bob Rockwell Quartet, and the Bent Jaedig Quartet...
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“Sculpting” Jesper Lundgaard Trio. Music Mecca 2006 CD 5035-2.
“Plays Cornelis” Jesper Lundgaard Trio. Touché 2006 TMCCD 024
“Tributes” Jesper Thilo, Jan Lundgren Jesper Lundgaard. Music Mecca 2005 CD 4098-2.
“Arching” Olivier Antunes, Jesper Lundgaard. Music Mecca 2005 CD 4096-2.
“Celluloid” Jesper Lundgaard Trio. Music Mecca 2004 CD 4078-2.
“Putte Wickman, kinda dukish” Gazell 2004 GAFCD -1084.
“Red Hot Jam” Gunhild Carling Music. Music Mecca 2003 4036-2.
“Play The Music Of Børge Roger Henrichsen” Thomas Clausen & Jesper Lundgaard. Music Mecca 2002 CD 4013-2.
“Two Basses” . Touché 2002 TMCCD 020.
“My Favourite Things” Thomas Clausen Trio. Stunt 2001 STUCD 01242.
“This Is Uncle Al” Jesper Thilo Quartet. Music Mecca 2001 CD 3075-2.
“Bent The Sailor” Bent Jädig. Music Mecca 2001 CD 3053-2.
“Long Shadows” Simon Spang-Hanssen. Music Mecca 2000 CD 3087-2.
“Celebration” Alex Riel. Stunt 2000. STUCD 00232.
“Playing” Nikolaj Hess. Music Mecca 2000 CD 3030-2.
“Flying Home” Jesper Thilo. Music Mecca 1999 CD 3015-2.
“Overgivelse” Ulla Henningsen. Music Mecca 1999 CD2095-2.
“Plays Mingus & Pettiford” Repertory Quartet. Music Mecca 1999 CD 2097-2.
“Identified” Simon Spang Hanssen. Dacapo 1999 DCCDD 9448.
“Still Fiddling” Svend Asmussen. Storyville 1999 1014252.
“Here And Now” Jan zum Vohrde. STUCD 1998 19909.
“X-Mas Bass” Jesper Lundgaard Music Mecca 1998 CD 2074-2.
“Fine Together” Anders Lindskog. Touché 1998 TMCCD 010.
“Trioen Ole Stolle” Music Mecca 1998 CD 2078-2.
“Plays Ellington/Strayhorn” Repertory Quartet. Music Mecca 1997 CD 2051-2.
“Secret Love” Kristian Jørgensen. Stunt 1997 STUCD 19804.
“Music For Ebbe” Repertory Quartet. El Derrio 1997 ED 013-2.
“The Joint Is Jumpin’ “ Repertory Quartet. Music Mecca 1996 CD 1097-2.
“Turn Out The Stars” Repertory Quartet. Music Mecca 1996 CD 1098-2.
“Fit As A Fiddle” Svend Asmussen. Dacapo 1996 DCCD 9429.
“Happy Together” Arne Domnerus. Gazell 1995 GAFDD-1044.
“The Red Lightning” Bent Jædig Qartet. Music Mecca 1995 CD 1083-2.
“Finn Zieglers Hjørne” Finn Ziegler. Music Mecca 1995 CD 1077-2.
“Hear Us Talking To You” A Tribute to Louis Armstrong. Repertory Quartet. Music Mecca 1995 CD 1074-2.
“Niels Jørgen Steens A-Team” Music Mecca 1994 CD 1050-2.
“This Bass Was Made For Walking” Jesper Lundgaard Music Mecca 1994 CD 1051 -2.
“In Silhouette” Putte Wickman. Phontastic 1994 PHONTNCD 8848.
“Conclusion” Jan Lundgren. Four Leaf Clover 1994 FLCCD 136.
“Moving Out” Jesper Thilo. Music Mecca 1994 CD 1045-2.
“The Man I Love” Ulla Henningsen. Columbia Special 1994 PCCD 8111.
“Let’s Play The Music Of Thad Jones” Tommy Flanagan. Enja 1993 ENJ-8040-2.
“Flanagans Shenanigans” Tommy Flanagan. Storyville 1993 STCD 4191.
“Fiddling Around” Svend Asmussen. Imogena 1993 IGCD 039.
“Emergence” Alex Riel. Red Records 1993 123263-2.
“Light Blue” Bob Rockwell. Steeplechase 1992 SCCD 31326.
“Nuages” Kurt Larsen. Olufsen 1992 DOCD 5137.
“Stolen Moments” Rasheema. Music Mecca 1992 CD 1056-2.
“No Refill” Benny Bailey. TCB 1992 TCB 94202.
“Suite For Jazz Band” Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra. HEP 1991 HEPCD 205.
“Shuffling” Jesper Thilo. Music Mecca 1990 CD 1015-2.
“Lars Møller Quartet” Stunt 1989 STUCD 19392.
“Keyword” Jørgen Emborg. Stunt 1988 STUCD 18904.
“Wickman In Wonderland” Putte Wickman. EMI Collectors 1987 CMCD 6287.
“Et Yndigt Land” Valdemar Rasmussen. Music Mecca 1986 CD 1029-2.
“Body And Soul” Jørgen Svare. Olufsen 1986 DOCD 5213.
“Featuring Harry Edison” Jesper Thilo. Storyville 1986 STCD 4120.
“As Time Goes By” Duke Jordan. Steeplechase 1985 SCD 31247.
“Time On My Hands” Duke Jordan. Steelechase 1985 SCCD 31232.
“Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet Live” Storyville 1985 STCD 8311.
“Slukefter Blues” Putte Wickman. Gazell 1984 GAFCD - 1068.
“A Ballad Album” Warne Marsh. Criss Cross 1983 CRISS 1007.
“Jesper Thilo” Featuring Clark Terry. Storyville 1980 STCD 8204.
“Revisits The Goodman Years” Teddy Wilson. Storyville. 1980 1018364.
“When You’re Smiling” Duke Jordan. Steeplechase 1979 SCCD 37023/24.
“Eclipse” Thad Jones. Storyville 1979 1018372.
“Live at Jive” Alex Riel. Stunt STUCD 01202.
“What Happened” Alex Riel. Cowbell COWBELL 14.
“And his bossa orchestra” Arne Domnerus. Gazell GAFCD - 1043.
“From Jædigs Galaxy” Bent Jædig. Storyville STCD 8218.
“Love Eyes” Bob Rockwell. Marshmallow/Japanese edition MYCJ-30084.
“Out Of This World” Bobo Moreno. EWAB Stunt STUCD 07102.
“Love or Nothing” Caroline Henderson. Stunt STUCD 06102.
“The Copenhagen Session” Hayati Kafé. Riviera RIV 78082.
“Relaxing With Horace” Horace Parlan. Stunt STUCD 04102.
“Blue Lights” Jan Lundgren. Marshmallow MMEX-101.
“Les Parapluies De Cherbourg” Jan Lundgren. Marshmallow MMEX-102.
“Plays Cole Porter Love Songs” Jan Lundgren. Marshmallow MMEX-111.
“And The American Stars vol 1” Jesper Thilo. Storyville 1018391.
“And The American Stars vol 2” Jesper Thilo. Storyville 1018392.
“Something New/Something Old” Jørgen Svare. Olufsen DOCD 5142.
“We Will Always Be Together” Putte Wickman. Gazell GAFCD -1075.
“Svend Asmussen Et Liv I Musik” DVD Universal 076280-0.
“Hora Cero” Tangoorkestret. Stunt STUCD 03122.
“Tango de Copenhague” Tangoorkestret. Stunt STUCD 06122.
“Another Song” Thomas Fryland. Stunt STUCD 06072.
“Trio Neuman Sings Swing Scandinavian Touch” Sundance SU-90660-2.
“Jimmy Raney Quartet 81” Criss Cross Jazz 1001 CD/par.
“Kirk Lightsey Trio Isotpe” Criss Cross Jazz 1003 CD/par.
“Doug Raney Sextet Meeting The Tenors” Criss Cross Jazz 1006 CD/par.
“Jimmy Raney Quartet The Master” Criss Cross Jazz 1009 CD/par.
“Listen” Doug Raney Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31144.
“Out Of This World” Teddy Edwards Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31147.
“I’ll Close My Eyes” Doug Raney Quintet. Steeplechase SCCD 31166.
“The House That Love Built” Frank Foster Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31170.
“Surprise Party” Bernt Rosengren Quartet/Quintet. Steeplechase SCCD 31177.
“Like Someone In Love” Horace Parlan Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31178.
“All Of Me” Eddie Lockjaw Davis Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31181.
“I’ve Got The World On A String” John McNeil Trio/Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31183.
“A Quiet Day In Sprng” Larry Coryell & Michael Urbaniak. Steeplechase SCCD 31187.
“Blue and White” Doug Raney Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31191.
“Nica’s Dream” Red Holloway Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31192.
“Glad I found You” Horace Parlan Quintet. Steeplechase SCCD 31194.
“Take Good Care Of My Heart” Michael Urbaniak. Steeplechase SCCD 31195.
“Three and One” Thad Jones Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31197.
“Lazy Bird” Doug Raney Quinet. Steeplechase SCCD 31200.
“Questions” Paul Bley Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31205.
“Relax and Enjoy” Boulou Frere Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31210.
“My Standard” Paul Bley Trio. Steeplecase CCD 31214.
“Suite For Chocolate” Joe Bonner Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31215.
“No Rush” Bob Rockwell Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31219.
“When Sunny Gets Blue” Chet Baker Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31221.
“Nuages” Boulou Ferre Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31222.
“Live” Paul Bley & Jesper Lundgaard. Steeplechase SCCD 31223.
“On The Roll” Ernie Wilkins Allmost Big Band. Steeplechase SCCD 31225.
“The Lost Melody” Joe Bonner Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31227.
“On The Natch” Bob Rockwell Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31229.
“Live Again” Paul Bley & Jesper Lundgaard. Steeplechase SCCD 31230.
“Time on My Hands” Duke Jordan Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31232.
“Something’s Up” Doug Raney Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31235.
“Confirmation” Boulou Ferre Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31243.
“As Time Goes By” Duke Jordan Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31247.
“The Doug Raney Quintet” Doug Raney. Steeplechase SCCD 31249.
“Light Blue” Bob Rockwell & Jesper Lundgaard. Steeplechase SCCD 31326.
“Born To Be Blue” Bob Rockwell Trio. Steeplechase SCCD 31333.
“Shades Of Blue” Bob Rockwell Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 31378.
“Guitar Legacy” Boulou Ferre Quartet. Steeplechase SCCD 37009/10.
“When You’re Smiling” Duke Jordan. Steeplechase SCCD 37023/24.

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Primary Instrument:
Bass

Location:
Copenhagen

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Master classes

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