Alex Riel at 80: Koppel/Riel/Koppel at Jazzhus Montmartre
JazzDanmark uploaded this event on November 4, 2020
Sun, November 22, 2020
Save the date!
We are proud to celebrate Alex Riel’s 80th birthday at Montmartre as the sublime drummer takes the stage with his great musical friends and colleagues through the years. Riel was the preferred Danish drummer with many of the big American jazz musicians visiting Montmartre through the 60’s and 70’s.
The icon Anders Koppel on hammond organ and his son, star saxophonist Benjamin Koppel, are reunited as a trio with Alex Riel behind the drums.
The in-depth symbiosis between the three musicians obtained through all their years of playing together is clearly reflected on stage when the boundaries between improvisation and composition are lifted...