This day (April 19, 2005), in Copenhagen, Denmark, died Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, a Danish jazz bassist.
Wikipedia : This day (April 19, 2005), in Copenhagen, Denmark, died Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, a Danish jazz bassist.
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@allmusic : A virtuoso who mostly played in bop-oriented settings, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen was in great demand since he was a teenager.
@last.fm : The “great Dane with the never-ending name” was known as “NHØP” among many jazz fans. In Denmark he was most often simply talked about as “Niels-Henning” and certainly never “Pedersen”, a name shared by almost 4% of the Danish population…
Video : Gustav Csík Trió – Tribute to Great Niels Pedersen (1990) . w/ Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer – Blues for Diahann (1997) . w/ Joe Pass – Corcovado (1992) . Tete Montoliu Quartet – Bohemia afterdark 1988) . Oscar Peterson – Easter Suite (1984) . Clark Terry Sextet – Pennies from Heaven (1977) . w/ Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew – Four (1968) . Bill Evans Trio – Beautiful Love (1965) .