Danish Jazz Vol. 2 – Leo Mathisen (1944-48)


The next installment of the Danish Jazz compilation is now available on ITunes, Google Play & Spotify. This time Storyville Archive brings you Danish Jazz Vol. 2 featuring the late great Danish Jazz pianist and composer Leo Mathisen. The songs were originally released on Tono and have been collector’s items a long time. They originally came from the two last occupation years and the first post-war years, which were considered a very prolific period for Leo and his orchestra. 

Leo Mathisen and his orchestra: Erik Parker, Tage Rasmussen, Leif Johansen (tp), Palmer Traulsen, Georg Allin Wilken-schildt, Svend Aage Nielsen (tb), Poul Clemmensen, Knut Knutsson (as), Henry Hagemann (ts), Georg Olsen (bar), Leo Mathisen (p, vo), Jørn Grauengaard (g), Carlo Jensen (b), John Steffensen (dm).


Recorded June 28, 1944 – April 27, 1947.  

Take The A Train
De 24 R?vere
Birth Of The Blues
Bugle Call Rag
Midnight In Munich
Copenhagen Blues
Sentimental Journey
Jive At Volga
Slow Motion
L. M. Blues
Makin’ Whoopee
Painted Rhythm

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