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”Since the launch of the MINIMOOG synthesizer in the early seventies, I have spent most of my time exploring the sonic potential of electronic instruments - exclusively, or in orchestrations including traditional instruments.”

Kenneth Knudsen (born September 28, 1946 ) is a Danish jazz keyboardist and composer.

The self-taught musician studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts until 1974. He recorded more than a hundred albums with soloists such as Arild Andersen , Svend Asmussen , Niels- Henning Ørsted Pedersen , Jan Akkerman , Karsten Vogel , Palle Mikkelborg , Miles Davis ( Aura ) and the Indian violinist L. Subramaniam and groups such as Secret Oyster , Coronaria Dans , ANIMA , Entrance , Bombay Hotel and Heart To Heart Trioon. He also recorded several of his own CDs, including Silence and Music for Eyes .

Knudsen composed ballet, film and television music, string quartets , choral works and pieces for piano and cello, cello solo and guitar.

Knudsen also composed the distinctive ringtone of the telephone models called “BeoCom 2” from the Danish electronics manufacturer Bang & Olufsen .


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Album Clockstopper by Kenneth Knudsen

Clockstopper

Longlife Records
2012

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May Be

Music Mecca
2011

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Sounds And Silence

Dacapo Records
1999

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Music for Eyes

Dacapo Records
1999

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I Me Him

Music Mecca
1989

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