Danish Jazz diva Caroline Henderson at Akbank Sanat
Henderson takes the stage at Akbank Sanat at 8 p.m. Jan. 8.Danish jazz vocal and actress Caroline Henderson will take the stage tonight at Akbank Sanat at 8 p.m.
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. 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. Since 2002 Henderson has been a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.