Artists

Chris Minh Doky

Chris Minh Doky

Chris Minh Doky stands out as one of the most talented bass players in contemporary music. He is regarded among the masters of the upright bass widely recognized for his passionate delivery and extraordinary technical gifts. As expressed by Down Beat Magazine: "...there is a softness and grips clarity that is very different from the sound others derive from the acoustic instrument". Doky carries on the distinct Danish bass tradition of the acoustic bass being a lead instrument with musical roots deriving from his love of American East Coast grooves and the lyric tradition of Scandinavia, Doky has developed a distinctive sounds as well as created a style that is uniquely his own. For more than two decades he has been recognized as an innovative master of the upright bass. His latest album Scenes From a Dream is his 11th solo album and his first album released at Red Dot Music.

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Sinne Eeg

Sinne Eeg has blown away audiences and critics alike since her debut in 2003, the 2006 follow up as well as the most recent and critical acclaimed 'Kun en Drøm'. With tremendous success in her native Denmark and increasingly abroad, Sinne Eeg has already established herself as one of today's foremost Scandinavian jazz vocal singers. Her elegant vocal mesmerizes her audience and tells a story that you don't want to let go. As a singer she is influenced by Nancy Wilson, Betty Carter and Sarah Vaughan, but with her personal touch of soft darkness, Sinne keeps the Scandinavian melancholy settled in her music. 

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DR Big Band

Establish in 1964, DR Big Band, formerly know as Danish Radio Big Band, has established itself as one of the top big bands in Denmark as well as internationally. In Denmark as well as abroad the DR Big Band has repeatedly shown versatility and an ability to fulfill its role as one of Europe’s best jazz bands. The DR Big Band has throughout the years played with many talented and famous jazz musicians e.g. Randy Brecker, David Sanborn, Robben Ford, Ben Webster, Charlie Watts etc.

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Coffee Kids Vibe

Gode vibrationer til kaffens børn!

 

Kendte musikere udgiver musik til fordel for kaffens børn. Hen over efteråret vil Kasper Winding, Thomas Blachman og Cæcilie Norby udgive musik til fordel for børn og unge i kaffens hjemland. Overskuddet af salget går til udvalgte projekter i Syd- og Mellemamerika og Tanzania, der hjælper kaffens børn og unge til en bedre fremtid. For at komme i den rigtige stemning har de tre musikere indspillet nyt musik, specielt til dette projekt. Den 19. september udkommer første musiknummer komponeret og indspillet af Kasper Winding til Coffee Kids Vibe, som første del af en serie på tre numre. Andet nummer i rækken er komponeret af Thomas Blachman og udkommer d 24. oktober. Tredje nummer er af Cæcilie Norby og udkommer d. 18. november.

 

Coffee Kids Vibe er sponsoreret af Baresso Coffee. Musikken vil være tilgængelig som download på Itunes og som Iphone app fra d. 19. september, hvor man vil kunne lytte til musikken, læse om projektet og kunstnerne. 

 

Overskuddet fra salget vil dels gå til den internationale hjælpeorganisation, Coffee Kids, som har til formål at forbedre livsvilkårene for de børn og deres familier, der arbejder på kaffeplantagerne særligt i Mellem og Sydamerika. Og dels til arbejdet på Mlimani Sumawe Secondary School i Tanzania, som ligger i nærheden af kaffeplantagense, Shangri-La Estate i Tanzania.

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