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Palle Mikkelborg

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: March 6, 1941    

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.
  • The Voice Of Silence

    Columbia
    2001
  • Song....Tread Lightly

    Columbia
    2000
  • The Garden Is A Woman

    Columbia
    1996
  • Anything But Grey

    Columbia
    1992
  • Heart To Heart

    Columbia
    1986

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