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MORTEN HAXHOLM BIO 2017

Morten Haxholm is an upcoming Danish bass player, but he has already established himself on the Danish and international jazz scene: Graduated in 2013 from the prestigious “soloist” class education (7 years) at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen (RMC), and with five albums in his own name and several tours with his own bands (and as a sideman) in Denmark (and Europe as well), he has emerged on the music scene as a new composer and bass player to be reckoned with. Morten Haxholm is engaged in countless Danish jazz, pop and rock projects as a sideman, has an active work as a composer, and has played with countless Danish musicians: Jesper Løvdal, Claus Waidtløw, Søren Møller, Bob Rockwell, Jakob Højer, Mads LaCour and recorded (and played several tours) with international names like Lage Lund, Gilad Hekselman, Lionel Loueke, Melissa Aldana, Seamus Blake, John Escreet, Jonathan Kreisberg and Ari Hoenig.

FULL BIO (ENG 2018)                 BIO (DANSK 2018)                   Morten Haxholm CV 2017

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“There is little doubt that Denmark has a proud tradition of fostering exceptional bassists – just think of names like Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, Jesper Lundgaard, Bo Stief, Jesper Bodilsen and, more recently, Anders Christensen, Jonas Westergaard and Richard Andersson. Add Morten Haxholm to this ever growing list.”

ALL ABOUT JAZZ, 2015    LINK

 

“Rough Edged New Yorker Vibe” – about “Viridian”

4/5 star review in JAZZWIZE, september 2015 LINK

 

Top 10 of JAZZWISE Europe Chart 2013 – for “Equilibrium” LINK

 

“Tastefull combination of guile and swing” – about “Equilibrium”

3/5 stars in JAZZWISE, september 2013   

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“Det er new yorkerjazz af den saftige slags. Jazz der er fyldt med komplekse og teknisk krævende elementer. Quintessence of Dust efterlader stor respekt for Morten Haxholm som bassist, komponist og bandleader.”

JAZZNYT, 10 nov 2014

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“..Tesseract er et særdeles vellykket album med fine kompostioner..”

JAZZNYT, SEP 11 2017    LINK

 

“A nice mix of relaxed spaciousness and assertive energy” Jazz Weekly, may 2013

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“…Absolut høreværdig nutidsjazz…”
Christian Munch Hansen, Politiken, 9 April  2013    LINK

 

“Haxholms basspil er myndigt. Han styrer slagets gang. Det er en imponerende debutplade. Han lægger ud med jazz, der lugter af New York – ikke kun i stil men også i talent og udstråling.” Jazznyt, 19 Februar 2013

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“..the playing is uniformly impeccable..” Peter Bacon / The Jazz Breakfast

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