Artist Profiles: Henrik Jansberg

Henrik Jansberg

Henrik Jansberg is one of the most talented young fiddlers on the Danish folk music scene. A graduate of the Carl Nielsen Academy in Odense and has already played in many countries including Denmark, England, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Norway and Japan, both solo and in various bands.

Born into the Danish dance music tradition, Jansberg has the touch, the rhythm and the right swing, which is the essence of this music. After releasing his debut CD, Signatur, in 2005, Henrik received two Danish Music Awards in the categories Debut of the Year and Traditional Artist of the Year. The Henrik Jansberg Band will include Ramus Zeeberg, Rasmus Brylle, and Steffan S. Sorensen.

Discography:

Signatur (GO’ Danish Folk Music, 2004)
Omnivor (GO’ Danish Folk Music, 2007)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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