8 episodes

WRTI and JazzDanmark present DANGEROUS SOUNDS--a podcast series in 8 episodes taking listeners on a historical journey of jazz in Denmark.  Starting back in the early 1920s when jazz first arrived on its shores from America, leading up to the time in the ‘50s and ‘60s when the small state of Denmark became a world center for jazz, the series explores the impact that shaped society and the music we listen to today.

DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Danish Jazz in 8 Stories WRTI

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WRTI and JazzDanmark present DANGEROUS SOUNDS--a podcast series in 8 episodes taking listeners on a historical journey of jazz in Denmark.  Starting back in the early 1920s when jazz first arrived on its shores from America, leading up to the time in the ‘50s and ‘60s when the small state of Denmark became a world center for jazz, the series explores the impact that shaped society and the music we listen to today.

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 8 - Slaughterhouse, Pusher Street And Free Sounds

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 8 - Slaughterhouse, Pusher Street And Free Sounds

    African-American improviser Luther Thomas became a fixture of the alternative jazz scene and changed the music in Denmark. In an old slaughterhouse, Danish drummer Kresten Osgood opened "The Monday Club".

    • 56 min
    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 7 - Flora Danica

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 7 - Flora Danica

    In this episode, we present a view of some of the main voices on the contemporary jazz scene. Among the artists covered are pianist Jeppe Zeeberg who tries to break the structure, and composer Jacob Anderskov who dreams of new structures. Whereas neo-traditionalists Nana Pi, Oilly Wallace and Johannes Wamberg work inside the structure.
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    • 45 min
    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 6 - The Brotherhood

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 6 - The Brotherhood

    Many of the young musicians in the early 90’s go to Boston to study. George Garzone is a teacher, Kurt Rosenwinkel a fellow student. They return to Denmark with new energy and fresh sounds. We hear about the two groundbreaking bands "When Granny Sleeps" and "Once Around the Park". We also tell the story of the OAP bassist Anders "AC" Christensen.

    • 53 min
    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 5 - The Two Phone Calls

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 5 - The Two Phone Calls

    We dig deeper into the life of John Tchicai and tell the story about his time in New York (the first phone call being from John Coltrane). This episode also tells the story of the collaboration between Palle Mikkelborg and Miles Davis in 1985 (the second phone call being Miles calling Mikkelborg to tell him about the plans to make an album).
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    • 55 min
    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 4 - Winds of Change

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 4 - Winds of Change

    The jazz scene is forever changed as a band of hippies by the name of Blue Sun, who toured Denmark opening for Jimi Hendrix.

    • 42 min
    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 3 - Sidemen from Heaven

    DANGEROUS SOUNDS: Episode 3 - Sidemen from Heaven

    We tell the story of some of the legendary appearances by such artists as Earl Hines, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry and many more.

    • 41 min

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