The ensemble’s repertoire consists of its own compositions, standards and evergreens. From swing songs and latinmelodies to own arrangements of pop classics and Danish songs.
“..Technically brilliantly played… Thank you all you musicians who gilded our evening in the big city of Copenhagen!” (concert review from Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2019 by Bo Ingvar Svensson, reviewer / concert organizer –SE)
Balle / Elgeti / Marstrand / Find consists of:
Sarah Elgeti (saxophone, flute, vocal) is a wellknown artist at home and abroad, among other things for her own releases. She has played plenty of concerts in many countries, received enthusiastic reviews, awards and a nomination for the Danish Music Award. She just had Worldwide Release in February 2020 with “Dawn Comes Quietly” and “Magical Thinking”.
“Sarah Elgeti is a talented jazz musician and composer … Instrumental jazz of the organic, funky, heavy swinging kind … Instrument handling and interplay are high class …”
(Ivan Rod Gaffa – DK)
“..Sarah Elgeti is the latest Danish wonder to emerge on the international stage”
(Edward Blanco, All About Jazz – US)
“Aaaaahhhhhh: Danish saxophonist’s new record is pure massage for the mental muscles” (Henrik Palle, Politiken – DK)
Niels Balle (piano) plays and sings both jazz and classical. He has 7 releases with his own group “Niels Balle Project”. He also plays in “Holum / Balle Quartet” (record-release “Drømmelys” -2019) and many other constellations.
“Niels Balle is a talented pianist and composer. It is very Nordic and very atmospheric and romantic music”… “Niels Balle’s delicate touch and distinctive tone flows unforced and effortlessly with a sound as beautiful and aesthetically conscious as from one of the super-pianists on ECM ” (“Jazz Special” – DK)
Helle Marstrand (double bass) plays with: “Sophisticated Ladies” (Marie Schmidt, Helle Marstrand, Benita Haastrup), “Helle Marstrand Trio” feat. Jacob Fischer and Jonas Johansen, Suzanne Brøgger, “Ø-holdet” with Jan Kaspersen and Christina Dahl and occasionally assists in diverse big bands such as Niels Jørgen Steen’s “Monday Night Big Band”.
Mikkel Find (drums) plays with i.a. Kristian Jørgensen, Henrik Sørensen Trio, Stolle-Svare Quintet, “Iki” with guitarist Morten Kargaard and “Kind of jazz” with pianist Nils Raae. Mikkel is a very popular drummer with a cool swinging, energetic and dynamic playing.
Read and have a listen at: www.sarahelgeti.com & www.nb-music.dk
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