Winners at the Danish Music Awards Jazz 2020

Last night, 12 November 2020, the Bremen Theatre in Copenhagen hosted the Danish Music Awards Jazz 2020. In this celebration of Danish jazz there were musical performances, awards and speeches.  Eight awards and two scholarships were announced:

Sinne Eeg won Vocal Jazz Album of the Year for We’ve Just Begun with The Danish Radio Big Band. (Photo by Marie Hald)

This Year’s Winners:

Jazz Album of the Year
Maluba Orchestra – Maluba Orchestra (Sundance Music & Stunt Records)

Jazz Composer of the Year
Laurits Hyllested – Darling River (AMP Music & Records)

Experiment of the Year
Maria Faust Sacrum Facere – ORGAN (Sundance Music & Stunt Records)

Vocal Jazz Album of the Year
Sinne Eeg & The Danish Radio Big Band – We’ve Just Begun (Sundance Music & Stunt Records)

New Name of the Year
Nikola Bankov – Bright Future (AMP Music & Records)

Kid’s Jazz Award
Jorden Rundt and Malene Kjærgaard

JazzDanmark Award
Mai Seidelin and Johan Bylling Lang for Copenhagen Harbour Parade

P8 Jazz Award
Nana Pi Aabo Larsen

Anton Eger at the Vortex in 2018. Photo by Monika S. Jakubowska

Musician of the Year
Anton Eger

Orchestra of the Year
All Too Human

Danish Music Awards Jazz 2020 is funded by the Beckett Foundation, the William Demant Foundation, the Danish Arts Foundation, and JazzDanmark in collaboration with TV2 Lorry, DR P8 Jazz, and Bremen Teater

Rewatch or re-listen to the show on both TV2 Lorry and DR P8 Jazz in the near future.

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