Jonas Kappel is a Danish guitarist and composer born in 1982 and now based in Aarhus. He released his first album “Aurora” in 2009, which received much critical acclaim. Since then he has released several albums and EPs with different groups. Jonas Kappel plays his own brand of jazz-rock on his latest release QUARTET, which features Jonas Kappel on guitar, Jonas Andreasen on saxophone, Jens Mikkel Madsen on double bass and Daniel Sommer on drums.
2nd place in the 2007 Youth Jazz Competition, Denmark.
Jazznyt on Slow Motion Themes (2012)
[...] it unites Jonas Kappel's love of both jazz and rock in a beautiful synthesis
of ... slow motion themes.
Lydtapet on Slow Motion Themes (2012)
The northern lights are roaring most impressively in a long, distorted solo by
guitarist, composer, and anchor man Jonas Kappel [...]
Politiken on Aurora (2009)
[the record] stands out with a personal identity, that not many young
composers have found. Jonas Kappel Lund has! [...] one of the most exciting
new Danish jazzbands at the moment.
Jazznyt on Aurora (2009)
Guitarist Jonas Kappel writes beautiful complex melody lines, that he among
other things embellishes with affectionate strings moving about.
Jazz Special on Aurora (2009)