Søren Gemmer will be featured with the Danish Radio Big Band and Palle Mikkelborg as the ensemble and the legendary trumpeter/composer, alongside Marilyn Mazur and Helen Davies, will be presenting ‘Welcome Ofelia‘ at the CPH Jazz Festival 2016.
The concert is an adapted performance of the 75-year birthday musical celebration held in March of 2016 at the Danish Concert Hall. It includes a selection of works from Mikkelborg’s impressive ouevre, including pieces from Aura, written for and recorded by Miles Davis in the late 80’ies, and pieces from The Voice of Silence, Mikkelborg’s homage to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
SG will handling duties as part of the rhythm section of the DRBB as well as providing an array of electronic soundscapes emanating from newest additions to his family of synthesizers, the Moog Sub-37 and the exciting Dave Smith/Tom Oberheim collaborative effort, the OB-6.
The concert will be performed on Saturday July 2nd at Ofelia Plads, next to Skuespilhuset (Royal Theater ) during the first weekend of the Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2016.