Pernille Bevort

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Pernille Bevort

Tenor, soprano and alto saxophone (flute), band leader and composer.

Pernille Bevort was born in Denmark 1966. She started playing the recorder at the age of seven. When she was fourteen she changed to the soprano saxophone and a couple of years later she bought a tenor saxophone, which became her main instrument.

Pernille Bevort was nineteen when she was first introduced to modern jazz, such as Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter. The following years her fascination with jazz increased with the characteristic creative element in this type of music.

Pernille Bevort is educated at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark (1989-1993). After completing her degree, she has become more and more in demand as a member of different jazz ensembles in Denmark and Sweden....
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Selected Discography

Bevort 3, Trio Temptations (Gateway Music, 2014)
Radio Bevort with Marcelo Nisinman, Perfect Organisation (Gateway Music, 2011)
Erling Kroner New Music Orchestra, Strada Anfosa, La Mariposa Tango Project (Calibrated, 2008)
Pernille Bevort/Marie-Louise Schmidt, Playground + 1 (Calibrated, 2007)
Radio Bevort, Radio Bevort (Calibrated, 2006)
Erling Kroner New Music Orchestra, Tango Jalousie and All That Jazz (Calibrated, 2006)
Monday Night Big Band, Live from Paradise (Calibrated, 2006)
Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band & Putte Wickman, Kinda Dukish (Gazell, 2005)
Pernille Bevort/Marie-Louise Schmidt, Playground (Music Mecca, 2005)
Pernille Bevort Sextet, Who's Blue? (Dragon Records, 2000)
Erling Kroner Dream Quintet, Trombonissimo (Music Mecca, 1999)
Erling Kroner Dream Quintet, Ahi Va El Negro (Storyville, 1998)
Pernille Bevort Quartet, Back in Business (Storyville, 1998)
Pernille Bevort Quartet, Alive (Music Mecca, 1996)

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