Bent Axen

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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Bent Axen Discography Tracks

Albums

Bent Axen, Duo*, Trio*, Quartet* Bent Axen, Duo*, Trio*, Quartet* - Poll Winner 59 Fona Klubben Denmark 1959 Sell This Version
LGLP 3008 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
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(LP) Doctor Jazz (2) DOC-5001 Denmark 1980 Sell This Version
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

Singles & EPs

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

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