Tenor, soprano and alto saxophone (flute), band leader and composer.
Pernille Bevort was born in Denmark 1966. She started playing the recorder at the age of seven. When she was fourteen she changed to the soprano saxophone and a couple of years later she bought a tenor saxophone, which became her main instrument.
Pernille Bevort was nineteen when she was first introduced to modern jazz, such as Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter. The following years her fascination with jazz increased with the characteristic creative element in this type of music.
Pernille Bevort is educated at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark (1989-1993). After completing her degree, she has become more and more in demand as a member of different jazz ensembles in Denmark and Sweden.