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ILK welcomes a new member Peter Danstrup

Peter Danstrup (b 1954) is a bass player, composer and bandleader. Started playing in the 1970’s with John Tchicai and Strange Brothers and has been a part of the music scene in Copenhagen ever since. He is a long time member of Jan Kaspersen’s groups and Mikkel Nordsø Band and is currently leading his own bands Klökkeblömst, Reptiles and Sacrified. In 2012 he recieved two Danish Music Awards for his records and compositions. In the years 1997-2005 he was director at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen – at a time where several of the ILK-members joined the school.

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The Living Room: Live at Literaturhaus feat. Barry Guy is out 4th of Sept, 2015

The Living Room`s second album is a live recording of their first meeting with double bass wizard Barry Guy - full of energetic and strong interactive musicianship, where content reigns over empty athletics.The Living Room (Torben Snekkestad, Søren Kjærgaard, Thomas Strønen) is a collaboration between some of the most promising musicians from the contemporary Nordic music scene. Their debut album “Still Distant Still”, released on ILK in 2011, converges various sounds and styles of play into a sonically vibrant field: a common ground shared by their curiosity to explore and expand the disciplines of both conventional and unconventional instrumental approaches.Already...

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ILK Live at Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Ten days
 Fifty four concerts Countless unique experiencesILK Music invites you to an extravaganza of uncompromising music at our venue 5e during Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2015.  This years concert series consists of 54 concerts featuring the ILKs in various constellations as well as guest appearances from Christian Lillinger, Gerald Cleaver, Alex Dörner, Chris Speed, Marc Ducret, Christopher Dell and many others.Our venue 5e is a raw old slaughterhouse located in the old meatpacking district in Copenhagen that now functions as a modern community house. Next door from 5e the eatery Spisehuset will open their doors, where you can enjoy fine...

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New album by Maniscalco/Bigoni/Solborg

New debut album out. Available digitally, on cd and a beautiful 180g vinyl Streaming and download: ILKMusic.lnk.to/ILK241   Francesco (A) is Italian - love takes him to Denmark in 2009. Emanuele (B) is Italian as well - music takes him to Denmark in 2012. Mark (C) is Danish - with deep latin roots. A and C often play together. A and B already know each other well. C and B feel it natural to meet and set up this constellation. A, B and C enjoy playing concerts in small churches. Improvisation is a vital process for A, B and C. What you...

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Vinterjazz 2015: ILK Sessions @ 5e

The nationwide festival Vinterjazz is just one week away and throughout February the danish jazz scene will buzz. And once again ILK Music invites you to a series of uncompromising concerts at our venue 5e during Vinterjazz 2015This years concert series consists of 18 concerts featuring the ILKs in various constellations as well as guest appearances from Butch Lacy, Lars Andreas Haug, Peter Friis-Nielsen, Lise-Lotte Norelius og Nina Bjørk Elisason among others.Our venue 5e is a raw old slaughterhouse located in the old meatpacking district in Copenhagen that now functions as a modern community house. Each night 5e will open the doors to their new eatery, where...

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