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Excerpts from Concerts

"To A New World" by Lars Møller
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, Concert Clemens and Music Lyceum Choir (Pafos, Cypern).

To a New World is a work especially composed on the occasion of the official opening of European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, which was broadcasted live on Danish television. The work is based on an ancient cypriotic folk tune as a tribute to Cyprus, that was also European Capital of Culture in 2017. A subtle combination of two different musical traditions that was also performed at the official opening of Cyprus 2017.

January 2017

Excerpts from South African Big Band Nights at Aarhus Jazz Festival 2017
iComplete, Steve Argüelles & Aarhus Jazz Orchestra

South African Big Band Nights was the title of Aarhus Jazz Orchestras series of concerts at Aarhus Jazz Festival 2017. The South African vocal ensemble iComplete joined the orchestra in a sophisticated combination of traditional South African tunes and western big band music, all brought together by the remarkable arranger and composer, Steve Argüelles. The concert also featured the South African dancer Lulu Mlangeni, the winner of the TV show So You Think You Can Dance.

July 2017

"Michael Brecker Tribute"
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra feat. Michael Bladt

February 2015

Aarhus Jazz Orchestra & Claus Waidtløw feat. Adam Nussbaum

September 2015

Aarhus Jazz Orchestra at Bent Fabricius-Bjerre's 90th birthday TV show, live on Danish television

December 2014

"Buchanan Requiem" by Jakob Buchanan
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra feat. Concert Clemens, Marilyn Mazur (percussion), Jakob Bro (guitar), Jonas Westergaard (bas) & Indra Rios-Moore (vokal)

Buchanan Requiem is a modern requiem for choir and orchestra. It is a work that gathers ancient traditions with the history of modern western music, resulting in a both ear-opening and captivating creation.

Fall 2012

"I skovens dybe stille ro"
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, Marie Højlund, Aarhus Theatre's choir and 120 volunteering choir-singers, arranged by Jan Lynggaard Sørensen

At the officiel opening of Aarhus as European Volunteering Capital of 2018, Aarhus Jazz Orchestra played three ancient Danish songs together with 120 voluntary choir singers, the choir of Aarhus Theatre and the Danish artist Marie Højlund.

January 2018

"Watermusic" by Lars Møller
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra & Aarhus Symfoniorkester

Opening of Dokk1 in Aarhus

June 2015

"Indian Train Ride" by Lars Møller
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra & Randers Chamber Orchestra feat. Abhijit Banerjee & Kala Ramnath

April 2015



"Norwegian Wood"
Aarhus Jazz Orchestra & Kurt Elling



Selected releases

Buchanan Requiem
Jakob Buchanan & Aarhus Jazz Orchestra

Glow of Benares
Lars Møller & Aarhus Jazz Orchestra

ReWrite of Spring
Lars Møller & Aarhus Jazz Orchestra



Introduction to Lars Møller's "Bollywood Beats and Big Band
April 2015