Lyrical and melancholic melodies characterizes the compositions and the sound is clean and fragile with obvious reference to the nordic sound.
In 2015 the quintet was nominated for a Danish Music Award Jazz for the acclaimed debut album Bagland.
Niels Overgård(JazzNyt) wrote:
”Bagland is a strong debut from a composer and trumpeter who has already found his own sound and knows what he wants. In the presence of the talented company of his band, he is able to realize his vision of modern Nordic ambient jazz”
Jakob Sørensen - trumpet
Alex Jønsson - guitar
Mathias Jæger - piano
Frederik Sakham - double bass
Frej Lesner - drums
Their debut album has been praised by critics and the follow up(Nomad) was a big part of Jakob winning the DPA Award “Jazz Artist of the Year”, 2017.
More info on: www.baglandquintet.com