Born: April 13, 1955
SIMON SPANG-HANSSEN saxophonist & composer 1955 Born in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 13th
1970 Starts playing alto-saxophone, later also tenor and soprano
1976 Member of ”Strange Brothers” with Peter Danstrup , Ole Rømer and John Tchicai.
1978 Receives the annual Ben Webster Price and creates his own quartet Spacetrain” with Ben Besiakov, Jesper Lundgaard and Alex Riel.
1979 Plays in many different groups with among others: Jan Kaspersen, Pierre Doerge, Marilyn Mazur, Atilla Engin, Okay Temiz, Mozar Terra, Chuim, Jesper Zeuthen,the Voodoo Gang….
1983 Joins the sextet of Brazilian drummer and composer Nenê, tours in Denmark and France (double-concertsl with Hermeto Pascoal e Grupo)....
AwardsThe "Ben Webster-Prize" 1978
Rainbow SpiritC.A.M. Jazz
Ear WitnessMusic Mecca
Ten By TwoWoodville Records
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