Jakob Sørensen

Instrument: Trumpet | Location: Copenhagen

With this release (NOMAD), Sorensen is fast becoming the master of Nordic Ambient Jazz.
—Nick Davies, All About Jazz

Updated: April 1, 2019

Born: July 2, 1988

The Copenhagen based trumpeter Jakob Sørensen released the renowned debut album Bagland in 2015 and the follow up NOMAD back in 2016 with his own quintet playing his own compositions which really sat course for his future sound and career. In 2019 the third album Cirkel was released. Jakob’s work as a composer has been performed from duos to Big Band’s. Jakob has been touring all over Europe and with his own group in Sweden, Germany and Denmark. His style of playing has been compared to the playing of the ECM artist Nils Petter Molvær.


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”Fantastic sound og his performances of especially the ballads was masterly”

“Bagland is a strong debut from a composer and trumpeter who has already found his own sound and knows what he wants”

“Apart from mastering his instrument he is able to communicate the music so it reaches the audience”

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