Jazz vocalist Caroline Henderson to take Akbank Sanat stage in Istanbul
Caroline Henderson to perform at Istanbul’s Akbank Sanat on Jan 8.Danish jazz vocal and actress Caroline Henderson will take the stage on Jan. 8, 2014, at Akbank Sanat.
According to a written statement, Henderson, who will perform in Istanbul as part of her latest album, “Lonely House,” will be accompanied by Nikolaj Hess on piano, Daniel Franck on bass and Jakob Hoeyer on drums.
In 1989 Henderson got her breakthrough in Denmark, when she and fellow singer Maria Bramsen formed the band RayDeeOh. In 1995 she released her first solo album, “Cinemataztic.” This year she released her 11th album, “Lonely House,” which features interpretations of Kurt Weill.
Through the years, Henderson has received several nominations and won eight Danish Music Awards. She tours in Denmark as well as abroad, and has performed as an official representative for Denmark on several occasions, among them the Danish queen’s visit to Tanzania.
Henderson has also performed in several movies, including the Spanish drama “Tuya Siempre,” which won three awards at the Malaga Film Festival. She won great critical acclaim in the Howard Barker play “Dead, Dead, Very Dead,” directed by Jacob Shokking; starred in Peter Langdal’s production of “Don Juan” in the fall of 2007, and performed vocally in the ballet “Love Songs” in 2011. In 2012 Henderson produced her own theater/concert show “Jazz, Love & Henderson,” which sold 20,000 tickets.
Since 2002 Henderson has been a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.