Bent Axen

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Major Danish jazz pianist, composer and leader in the 60's and 70's (b. August 12, 1925, Copenhagen - d. May 20, 2010, Mindebog) .
Began career in the 50's, preferred local accompanist of Stan Getz. Around 1960 his band Jazzkvintet-60 (Jazz Quintet 60) offered debut to a very young Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. Also very active as leader of ensembles for theater productions, TV and cabarets. Member of and composer for The Danish Radio Jazz Group 1961 to 1967. Awarded Danish Jazz Musician of the year 1960. Piano teacher in his later years.
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Albums

Bent Axen - Poll Winner 59 album art Bent Axen, Duo*, Trio*, Quartet* Bent Axen, Duo*, Trio*, Quartet* - Poll Winner 59 Fona Klubben Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
LGLP 3008 Bent Axen - Gris På Gaflen album art Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, William Schiöpffe Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, William Schiöpffe - Gris På Gaflen(LP) Louisiana / Gyldendal Grammofonplader LGLP 3008 Denmark 1962 Sell This Version
Bent Axen - Jazz Og Poesi album art Louis Hjulmand, Bent Axen, Alex Riel, Benny Nielsen Louis Hjulmand, Bent Axen, Alex Riel, Benny Nielsen - Jazz Og Poesi (Album) Louisiana / Gyldendal Grammofonplader Denmark 1963 Sell This Version
DOC-5001 Bent Axen - Nøddebo Præstegaard album art Bent Axen Nøddebo Præstegaard(LP) Doctor Jazz (2) DOC-5001 Denmark 1980 Sell This Version
Bent Axen - Let's Keep The Message album art Bent Axen, Bent Jædig, Bent Axen/Bent Jædig 6-5-4-3 Bent Axen, Bent Jædig, Bent Axen/Bent Jædig 6-5-4-3 - Let's Keep The Message (Album) Debut Records (3), Think! Records Japan 2008 Sell This Version
TLCD5101 Bent Axen - Scandinavian Days album art Stan Getz Featuring Oscar Pettiford With Jan Johansson And Bent Axen Stan Getz Featuring Oscar Pettiford With Jan Johansson And Bent Axen - Scandinavian Days(CD, Album, SHM) Sound Hills Records TLCD5101 Japan 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Nr. 5007 Bent Axen - Holliday In Studio Vol. 1 album art Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, Bjarne Rostvold Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, Bjarne Rostvold - Holliday In Studio Vol. 1(7", EP) Top Pop Records (2) Nr. 5007 Denmark 1961 Sell This Version
Nr. 5010 Bent Axen - Holiday In Studio album art Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, Bjarne Rostvold Bent Axen, Erik Moseholm, Bjarne Rostvold - Holiday In Studio(7", EP) Top Pop Records (2) Nr. 5010 Denmark 1961 Sell This Version
HR714 Bent Axen - Sketch album art Axen*, Ørsted*, Rostvold* Axen*, Ørsted*, Rostvold* - Sketch(7", EP, Mono) HIT Records (19) HR714 Denmark 1962 Sell This Version

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