Mads Tolling Quartet : "Celebrating Svend Asmussen"The legendary master of the jazzviolin
: Svend Asmussen, my bandleader for more than 15 years, celebrates his
100 !! Birthday on February 28. 2016.
One of his many admirers is 35
year old San Francisco resident Mads Tolling. Known for his work in the
US with Stanley Clarke and grammy award winning crossover ensemble
"Turtle Island String Quartet".
We'll be playing 37 concerts in Denmark ,Sweden, Norway and Germany, during February and March.
See live dates Mads Tolling Quartet feb-mar 2016
Album Available for download: Itunes
and on CD: Gateway webshop
New CD April 2015
Jacob Fischer ... In New York City
release of my second album for Arbors records in the US.
some of the best musicians from the east coast in a selection of
wonderful standards in fresh and inventive arrangements. The
classic mellow sound of vibes and guitar spiced up with a bit of
Django and some bluesy slide guitar. All on the classical nylon string
guitar. Great rhythm section work by Webber and Wilson and Chuck Redd is one swinging vibes player.
Recorded at Avatar studios.
4/5 star review from DIG jazz sweden"..Jacob Fischers ”In New York City”
is a well worked-out and actually also somewhat different album, well
worth to discover and include even in the most selective of record
collections. Jacob is without a doubt one of our "great scandinavian
Review jazzspecial (in danish)
Available at Arbors webshop
For europæiske kunder kan den også købes her
Jacob Fischer - guitar
Chuck Redd - vibes
John Webber - bass
Matt Wilson - drums
X-mas Friends CD available
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collection of both American and Scandinavian Christmas
songs in imaginative arrangements. Performed in a lyrical and humorous
way that appeals to a wide audience but also music on a very high level
performed by some of Denmarks top jazz musicians..
trio with Francesco Calí :
..Jazz with a mediterranean
at his most Djangoesque - Sicilian Accordionist Francesco Calì adds a
charming mediterranean flavour to the music which covers Jacob Fischer
originals with gypsy as well as brazilian inspirations , some wonderful
Nina Rota scores from Fellinis movies and
some well chosen standards.
doubt album of the year for me, and a masterpiece that goes directly to
the heart !"
Seger Orkester Journalen Sweden
Sure, there are traces of Django in Fischer's rapid acoustic runs and
glissandi. But above all it's the sound of Fischer. His imaginative,
harmonically and melodically sophisticated playing is his own, as is
his outstanding chordal work.."
4 1/2 /5
Fischer trio feat. Svend Asmussen
critically acclaimed and bestselling CD from 2008.
My regular trio with Hugo Rasmussen on bass and
Janus Templeton on drums and as special guest on 6 tunes
the legend Svend Asmussen
reviews and soundclips