Jesper Nordal Jesper Nordal

Im a danish guitarist, composer and musicteacher. Educated at Copenhagen Rhythmic Music Conservatory and Copenhagen University. I have released several albums with my own band ”Nordal Twang” and with Hoegsbro/Nordal 4. As a sideman, I have played, toured and recorded with a lot of danish and international artist, and I have composed and arranged music for theaters, musicals, commercials and TV/radio. My main musical style and inspiration is where rock meets jazz: big sounding guitar, energetic playing combined with free improvisation and intuitive band interplay. As a guitarist I am influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Daniel Lanois and Ry Cooder.

”Jesper Nordal plays with simplicity without being ordinary – he plays strange without slipping into avantgardejazz, this is 100% male music. South of the Border is one of this years best releases.” - from the magazine ”Salt Peanuts”´

”You get blown away from the start! The album is full of power and everything is linked together with great superiority”. - from the magazine Gaffa

“The thoughts go to David Lynch´s “Twin Peaks” with a guitar that cuts to the bone, but still search the simple and melodical country style” -Radio Jazz

“Everything is made with a very elegant sound, where every single instrument stands clear and yet melts together in a joint universe. An absolute brilliant CD with a lot of musical quality” -Holbaek Amts Newspaper

Primary Instrument

Guitar, electric

Location

Copenhagen

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

I have students in guitar, ear training and band. I teach at several musicshools, Copenhagen Rhythmic Conservatory and talent lines I have released a instruction book on www.mufo.dk "Sightreading for the Guitarist" and is developing an online portal with exercises that lets you train musical skills such as : timing, ear training, reading, chordhearing etc at www.nordalbrothers.com. This project is supported by the Danish Art Department: danisharts.dk

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Albums by Jesper Nordal

Album South of the Border by Jesper Nordal

South of the Border

Longlife Records
2014

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Album Twang by Jesper Nordal

Twang

Calibrated
2007

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Album Abstract Distance by Jesper Nordal

Abstract Distance

Calibrated
2007

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Blade Running

Blade Running

Jesper Nordal
South of the Border

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