Saxophone giant, Jerry Bergonzi is known not only as a highly-influential saxophonist, referred to by Michael Brecker as “the best tenor player in the world”, but also as one of the great saxophone and jazz educators of our time, currently teaching at the New England Conservatory of Music. Establishing himself early in his career with [read more…]
About Danish Radio Big Band Sax Section
The DR Big Band offers musical experiences ranging from classic, swinging big band jazz, soft ballads, new compositions, and wild jazz experiments – delivered with the energy, professionalism and precision of 19 top-tuned musicians. The DR Big Band has been a shining light on the Danish jazz scene since 1964, and the band was at the forefront in the years when Copenhagen was home to an array of legendary American jazzmen. With bandleaders like Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely, and Palle Mikkelborg, the Danish Radio Big Band has also had a prominent position on the international jazz scene.