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Svend Asmussen (DK)

Svend Asmussen (born February 28, 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a jazz violinist from Denmark, known as "The Fiddling Viking". Asmussen grew up in a musical family, starting violin lessons at age 7. At age 16 he first heard recordings by jazz violin great Joe Venuti and began to emulate his style. He started working professionally as a violinist, vibraphonist, and singer at age 17, leaving his formal training behind for good. Early in his career he worked in Denmark and on cruise ships with artists such as Josephine Baker and Fats Waller. Asmussen later was greatly influenced by Stuff Smith, who he met in Denmark. In the late 1950s, Asmussen formed the trio Swe-Danes with singer Alice Babs and guitarist Ulrik Neumann. The group became ...

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Mads Tolling Quartet (DK)

Jacob Fischer (DK)

Jacob Fischer (born 1967) is a self-taught Danish Jazz guitarist. Since 1992 he has been a member of the Svend Asmussen Quartet and he has founded his own Jacob Fischer Trio where he plays alongside Hugo Rasmussen on bass and Janus Templeton on drums. He is a member of Christina von Bülows trio and Kristian Jørgensens Quartet.

Jacob Fischer started to play at the age of 14 and Wes Montgomery, B.B. King and Django Reinhardt were among his first inspirations. Fischer had his debut at the age of 17 when he played at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival. Around the same time he also won a competition arranged by national Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende with a band which included Chris Minh Doky on bass and Nikolaj Hess on piano. This ...

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