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Jakob Bro (1978) is a Danish guitar player and composer living in Copenhagen, Denmark.
He is currently collaborating with Palle Mikkelborg, Andrew Cyrille, Marilyn Mazur, Mark Turner, Joe Lovano, …
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“Guitaristen Jakob Bro finder ekstrem ro i sine enkle melodier og sætter farten helt ned. Hans nye album er magisk”.
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By Frank Alkyer | Published March 2018
On Returnings, Danish guitarist Jakob Bro and his band take their time. Bro’s music is not about flash and bravura; it subtly …
New York Times, Downbeat, The Guardian and many more…
Jakob Bro receives the Carl Prize 2016 for his compositional work on Gefion.
Thank you Thomas Morgan, Jon Christensen, Manfred Eicher and ECM Records.
Gefion is Album Of The Year at the Danish Music Awards Jazz 2015
Gefion and Jakob Bro receives two nominations for DMA Jazz 2015. Record of the year and composer of the year
“A fascinating reinvention of melodicism … a truly outstanding, pioneering album”
5 out of 5 stars
Stephen Graham, Marlbank
“A classic … Magical” 6 out of 6 stars
Gefion is now available in most European countries.
December Song is nominated for a DMA as Danish Jazz Album of the year
The trilogy: BALLADEERING (2009), TIME (2011) & DECEMBER SONG (2013) has been nominated for the Nordic Councils Music Prize 2014.
Review of December Song in the March issue of nycjazzrecord.com
“Danish guitarist Jakob Bro is a musician for whom time, space and melody seem relative and related things. A luminous composer whose guitar …
December Song is Danish Jazz Record of the year in Nordic magazine Jazz Special
December Song is Editor’s Pick in JazzTimes
December Song receives 4,5/5 stars in Downbeat Magazine