The pianist, composer & band-leader Jacob Anderskov is mostly known from his own bands ANDERSKOV ACCIDENT, JACOB ANDERSKOV TRIO, AIRTO MOREIRA - JACOB ANDERSKOV DUO, JACOB ANDERSKOV SOLO, JACOB ANDERSKOV PA DANSK (in Danish), AN AUF & DOCTOR STRUCTURE.
Since his two simultaneous debut CDs from 2001, he has released 13 CD's as a bandleader, received an Art Council awarding of the CD Jacob Anderskov Trio's even worse, the Govenment Art Foundation 3 year working grant in 2004, and 5 Danish Jazz Music Awards (2 as a leader). He is presently elected as one of three spearhead acts of the Danish International Jazz Launch, a cooperative Music Export project between a number of the major Music institutions in Denmark.
His music has been described as ancient nordic fairytale flower that slowly opens up and takes new colours, while you are at first gaping and amazed, later moved by its richness and satisfying beauty. (Peter Rahbek, Jazz Special, february 2003).
As a bandleader Anderskov has performed in most European countries & in USA & Canada. Musicians involved in his activities over the years include among others (alfabetically by last name): Lotte Anker, Anders Banke, Marc Bernstein, Jim Black, Gerald Cleaver, Peter Dahlgren, Nils Davidsen, Jacob Dinesen, Marc Ducret, Mats Eilertsen, Ned Ferm, Michael Formanek, Jeppe Gram, Frank Gratkowski, Henriette Groth, Jeff Hirschfield, TS Hawk, Mark Helias, Mads Hyhne, Jakob Høyer, P.O. Jørgensen, Rune Kielsgaard, Soeren Kjaergaard, Jesper Loevdal, Paul Lovens, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Marilyn Mazur, Liudas Mockunas, Anders Mogensen, Airto Moreira, Thomas Morgan, Kresten Osgood, Stefan Pasborg, Jakob Riis, Jeppe Skovbakke, Lew Solloff, Tyshawn Sorey, Chris Speed, Laura Toxvaerd, Kasper Tranberg, Per Vers & Ole Omkvaed, Cuong Vu, Jonas Westergaard, Jesper Zeuthen - and a.o. the bands Lovedale, Cph Art Ensemble, Real People, Terracotta, Kibrick, TS Hoeg's Locomotion Starsemble.