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New videos

January 29th, 2012 · CD's

Check out the newly added videos with Pekka Pylkkanen Scandinavian Quartet HERE.

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Pekka Pylkkänen Quartet in Japan 2011

November 19th, 2011 · Bands, Concerts, Tours

On Nov 24th – Dec 3rd 2011 I will be joining the Pekka Pylkkänen Quartet for a tour in Japan. It’s a very exciting project with four musicians from different parts of the world.
We’ll be playing eigth concerts in different parts of Japan(check calendar).
The repertoire will be all originals, mainly Pekka’s compositions. We will also be doing a clinic at the Koyo Conservatory in Kobe.

Pekka Pylkkänen (F) saxes
Carlos Ezequiel (Br) drums
Kazufumi Tsuchimura (Jp) bass
Thomas Walbum (Dk) piano

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Invasão Nórdica – Brazil. 2011

November 18th, 2011 · Bands, Concerts, Tours

Just returned home from the ’Invasão Nórdica Tour w the Thomas Walbum & Niclas Campagnol with Sizão Machado Group.

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Thomas Walbum & Niclas Campagnol with Sizão Machado Group 2011

November 6th, 2011 · Concerts

This group will be playing two concerts at Sesc in Sao Jose dos Campos and Sesc Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The events are a part of the ‘INVASÃO DO JAZZ NÓRDICO’ arranged by the ‘Instituto Cultural Da Dinamarca’ in collaboration with Brazilian drummer Carlos Ezequiel.

10 nov 9pm at SESC in Sao Jose dos Campos
11 nov 9pm at SESC Sesc Pompeia in Sao Paulo

Thomas Walbum – piano
Niclas Campagnol – drums
Sizão Machado – bass
Daniel D’Alcantara – trumpet
Pirulito – percussion

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Japanese trio in DK 2011

October 26th, 2011 · Concerts

In November my Japanes trio played three concerts in DK. Below is a video from our Gentofte Library gig.

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October 10th, 2011 · Concerts, Tours

In the summer of 2010 Dodo released her first solo album. The album features the beloved songs by Danish, Benny Andersen.

I joined the group shortly after and in Sep-Oct 2011, we did a successful tour of Denmark with Dodo’s new project.

Our last concert was in the beautiful ‘Glassalen’ in Tivoli in Copenhagen.

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Walbum and Maintz in Brazil 2010

November 5th, 2010 · CD's

In November 2010 Thomas Maintz and I played a few gigs in Sao Paulo. We also recorded a cd with our own compositions – it will be released in January 2012.

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New Album w. Thomas Walbum Trio

April 7th, 2010 · CD's

New album out Thomas Walbum Trio Tales from the Blue Gateway Music – TW01 After two successful tours of Japan the trio went into the recording studio ‘WOO’ in Kashiwas, Japan. The album contains 7 original tunes and three standards. To read more about the release and to hear sounds samples, go to the ‘Music’ section of my website.

[grandmp3 id=189 autoplay=false] – Heat Wave
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 – Portrait in Black and White

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Visitors from all over

January 20th, 2010 · Visits

During a week in January I had the house full of great musicians, who became new close friends of mine. Carlos Ezequiel (Brasil), Pekka Pylkkänen (Finland), Greg Burke (US) and Ronan Guilfoyle (Ireland). We had lots of great food, wine and long talks about music at my place and played a few gigs together. Also I had invited Carlos and Pekka to do a workshop at Helsingør MGK.

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Birgitte Escobar Quartet

January 7th, 2010 · Bands

New vocal jazz quartet Brigitte Escobar: vocals Andreas Hatholt: double bass Carsten Landors: drums Thomas Walbum: piano It started out with a couple of jam sessions, and after our first couple of gigs we found the group to have a really great chemistry, and so we decided to continue working together as a steady group.

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