Danielsson plays for Ankara

Danielsson plays for Ankara

Danielsson plays for Ankara Lars Danielsson, one of the leading names in Scandinavian jazz, will be at Ankara’s CerModern with his bass act for the Ankara Nordic Music Festival.

Danielsson was educated at the Music Conservatory in Gothenburg. He plays double bass, electric bass and cello. In 1985, he formed a quartet with saxophonist Dave Liebman, pianist Bobo Stenson and drummer Jon Christensen that sometimes used Danielsson’s name, producing several albums.

He also worked with big bands, playing and recording with, among others, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Mike Stern, Billy Hart, Charles Lloyd, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leszek Mozdzer, Joey Calderazzo, Gino Vannelli and Dave Kikoski.

Since 1980, he has released eight solo albums with the Lars Danielsson Quartet, which has featured Alex Acuna, John Abercrombie, Bill Evans, Kenny Wheeler, Rick Margitza and Niels Lan Doky.

As a producer, Danielsson has been responsible for productions with Caecilie Norby and The Danish Radio Orchestra among others.

The concert starts tonight at 9 p.m.