Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen

The Unforgettable NHØP Trio Live - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9464-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 94642 3
  • German Release: 31/08/2007

Zwei wunderbare Live-Aufnahmen des großen, legendären Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen mit seinem bevorzugten Trio der letzten Jahre, die auch Gitarrist Ulf Wakenius in Höchstform zeigen. Ein gebührender Tribut an einen unvergesslichen Künstler.
"Sensationelles Album - traumhaft und unvergesslich." STEREOPLAY

Only digitally available

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen Was born on May 27th 1946 in Orsted (Denmark) and died on April 19th 2005. In Lennie Tristano’s view, he was simply the greatest bass player in the world, a sentiment shared by many other musicians, who rank his contribution to the instrument way up there with that of bass-revolutionary and Bill Evans-collaborator Scott LaFaro. The son of a church organist, Ørsted Pedersen - or NHØP, as he was quickly christened by his fellow musicians - initially studied piano before switching to bass at the age of 13. He had his debut at Copenhagen’s Montmartre Jazzhus on New Year’s Eve 1961, aged 15. He turned down an offer from the Count Basie band, feeling, at age 17, that he needed to continue his studies. As a member of the Monmartre’s house band, he performed with saxophone legends Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, Joh...

line up

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen - bass
Ulf Wakenius - guitar
Jonas Johansen - drums

Recording Information

Track 1 - 5 recorded live at Aalborg Kunstmuseum, Denmark, March 24, 1999 by DR Nordjylland
Producer: Poul Martin Poulsen
Engineer: Torben Lauersen

Track 6 - 11 recorded live at Rolf-Liebermann-Studio NDR, Hamburg, Germany, March 11, 2005
Producer: Axel Dürr & Stefan Gerdes
Engineer: Rudy Grosser

Mixed and mastered by Lars Nilsson & Mik Neumann at Nilento Studio, Kållered, Sweden, January 24, 2007