Copenhagen Jazz Orchestra (nickname “The Orchestra”) has since the 1990’s caried the tradition of intense and relaxed ensemble-sound with and open mind for experiments.
The band is made up of some of the best Scandinavian freelance-players and composers and has collaborated with leading international artist like Bob Brookmeyer, Egberto Gismonti, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman and Florian Weber.
With a qualified curiosity CJO developes projects that combines global (Indian, African, Brazilian, Danish Folk etc.) heritages with the structural and dramatic western orchestral approach combined with improvisation and expression “now”.
CJO is committed to reaching out to new generations with workshops and education
“With our individual jazz-voices and unique transparent, delicate orchestral sound we engage with innovative projects combining western and global heritage with a qualified curiosity.”
“We embrace new contemporary music for large jazz orchestra and reach out to new audiences and generations with concerts, workshops and education. »
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