Storyville Archive now gives you a Danish Jazz gem. A compilation of Danish Jazz greats that was previously only available on vinyl. The first installment of this 8 part series is: Danish Jazz Vol. 1, which features the late great big band leader Kai Ewans And His Swinging 16. Kai Ewans born in Copenhagen in 1906 was a real pioneer in the Danish Jazz world and is therefore a great first release in this Jazz series. Now available for digital download on iTunes, Spotify & Googe Play.
Tage Rasmussen, Leif Johansen, Kai Hil (tp). Erik Parker (tp ,vo), Peter Rasmussen, Julius Jacobsen, Palmer Traulsen (tb), Kai Ewans (as, cl), Johnny Campell, Aage Voss, Otto Banner-Jansen (as), Henry Hagemann, Otto Stampe (ts), Børge Nordlund (p), Helge Jacobsen (g, vo), Willy Sørensen (b), Erik "Spjæt" Kragh (dm), Ingelise Rune, Raquel Rastenni (vo).
Recorded in Copenhagen 1942-44