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Henrik Pultz Melbye

Henrik Pultz Melbye – saxophone/clarinet/composer. Born 1986 in Ribe, Denmark now based in Copenhagen.

In 2011 he Graduated from The Academy of Music in Esbjerg with a Master in Music. In August of 2017 he will continue studies at the Advanced Postgraduate Diploma programme at the Rythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen.

In 2009 he moved to Copenhagen where he has been based since and has established himself as one of the very interesting musicians on the scene for improvised and experimental music with a personal sound and unique ideas. Since 2008 he’s co-lead the avantgarde rock group SVIN, which has released 4 albums and was in 2012 nominated as New Jazz Artist of the year at the Danish Music Awards Jazz and played at Roskilde Festival in 2017. In 2016 he was again nominated New Jazz Artist of the Year with Henrik Pultz Melbye Trio which was also his debut album as a leader. The same album received several great reviews and was chosen as one of 10 best albums of the year by danish jazz critic, Niels Overgård and his blog Jazznyt. Besides these bands he is also active with the collective improvisational quartet The Hum, a baritone saxophone duo playing original compositions and his solo project where he focuses on playing acoustic saxophone.

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”Henrik Pultz Melbye is a strong saxophone player working with a personal sound. Reminiscences of Jesper Zeuthen, Ornette Coleman and others from the experimental side of jazz, but Pultz Melbye manages to transform his own soul into the instrument.” Niels Overgaard, Jazznyt.blogspot.com

“Pultz Melbye has many interesting ideas, and gets enough space and time to present them. He’s a very good saxophone player, who probably will disappoint someone with his very special saxophone sound, while others will love it.” -Jan Granlie, Salt-peanuts.eu

“Just like you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find a prince, you have to listen to a lot of recent solo improvised saxophone albums to find one that is this exciting

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Discography

SVIN - Secretly We Are Gay

SVIN - Secretly We...

Mom Eat Dad Records
2013

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SVIN - Heimat

Mom Eat Dad Records
2011

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Frogs // Toads

Ud Over Stepperne

Ud Over Stepperne

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Henrik Pultz Melbye Trio

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