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Jesper Lundgaard

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Born 1954 in Hilleroed, Denmark.
Started to play bass at the age of 16.
Studied music at Aarhus University from 1976, and played at the local jazzclub Tagskaegget with many American jazz-greats, e.g Roy Eldridge, Harry Sweets Edison, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Doug and Jimmy Raney.

In 1978 was with the Thad Jones Mel Lewis Orchestra doing a 3 months Europe tour.

In 1979 moved to Copenhagen, played at the jazz clubs of La Fontaine, Slukefter, and Montmartre.

Has performed with Benny Carter, Teddy Wilson, Tommy Flanagan, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Chet Baker, Duke Jordan, Michel Petrucciani, John Scofield, just to mention a few.

Has played as a member of the Thad Jones Eclipse, The Radio Jazz Group, the Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band, the Bob Rockwell Quartet, and the Bent Jaedig Quartet

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Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Copenhagen

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Master classes

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Discography

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