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Palle Mikkelborg

Born: March 6, 1941    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Palle Mikkelborg

Palle Mikkelborg is a Danish jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger and record producer. Mikkelborg is a fine trumpeter who is best-known stateside for his Aura suite, which Miles Davis recorded in 1984.

Self-taught on trumpet, Mikkelborg started working professionally in 1960. He joined the Danish Radio Jazz Group in 1963 and led it during 1967-1972. Mikkelborg performed at the 1968 Newport Jazz Festival in a quintet and has since been a dominant figure on the Danish and international progressive jazz scene.

He has released several solo records, and records with various co-founded groups, as well as appearing as sideman or arranger on numerous international records...
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Awards:

2001 he was awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize.

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