Impressions of L.A. Ring – Solo Concert by Pianist Nikolaj Hess

In a unique concert reflecting on the themes in L.A: Ring’s artistic universe, internationally renowned jazz and improvisational artist Nikolaj Hess, known for his “fluidity, harmonic command and palpable determination at the keys,” paints a modern impression of one of Denmark’s most celebrated artists.

Nikolaj Hess is a New York/Denmark-based pianist, composer, producer, and arranger with more than 100 releases. Hess is particularly known through works produced in connection with the Nikolaj Hess Trio, Marc Mommaas, Hess/AC/Hess Spacelab, Caroline Hendersen, Hess is More, and Etta Cameron. He has played and recorded with a long list of
international jazz legends in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Israel, and Asia, including Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, Fela Kuti, Greg Hutchinson, Chris Cheek, and Hall Willner. Hess has also composed music for films, including Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia (2011) and Meeres Stille by Juliane Fezer (2013).
Organized in collaboration with the National Nordic Museum and
AFSMK – American Friends of Statens Museum for Kunst

Where: National Nordic Museum, 26555 Market Street, Seattle.
When: January 12th at 2.00pm.

You can find more information HERE. The concert will also take place at the Bruce Museum on May 14th at 7.00pm, 2020.