MI22 is the jazz/funk orchestra from the institute of Musicology at Copenhagen University. The orchstra is conducted by Bjarne Thanning. This is their first CD containing both vocal and instrumental scores written by bassist Mads Pagsberg and guitarist Uffe Englund. The vocal scores are reminiscent of Earth, Wind & Fire, The Tower Of Power and other great horn featuring bands. The instrumental scores are a mix of American and Scandinavian jazz orchestra sounds which combine perfectly on this fine live album.
Thomas Stolting - alto sax; Peter "Eddie" Poulsen - alto sax, flute; Mads Brammer - soprano/tenor sax; Jens Ibsen-Hansen - tenor sax; Mille Bjorlik - baritone sax; Uffe Fogtmann - trumpet, flugelhorn; Jan Krogh Nielsen - trumpet; Henning Henningsen - trumpet, flugelhorn; Maj Berit Guassora - trumpet, flugelhorn; Allan Sidenius Mette Lind - vocal; Pernille Jeppesen - vocal; Britt Hein Hedegaard - vocal; Camilla Tiedt - vocal - trombone; Ole Kofod Jensen - trombone; Kim Dabelstein L0we - trombone; Thomas Eldblom - bass trombone; Henrik Nevers - piano, keyboard; Morten Holm - guitar; Mads J. Pagsberg - bass; Thomas Lylloff - drums; Thomas Carlsen - percussion; Bjarne Thanning - Conductor & bandleader.
Recorded at Copenhagen Jazzhouse on the 23rd and 24th March 1997