Jakob Dinesen has been the most sought after tenor saxophonist in Denmark the last 20 years with 2 Grammys for Best Jazz Album in 2003 and 2007, the Danish winner of the Jazzpar Award in 2008, the Roager Prize in 2011, the prestigious Bent Jægen Prize in 2012, and the Palæbar Prize in 2013.  Besides his jazz career, Dino, as he is often called, has toured with many African and Cuban artists and also with some of Scandinavia’s best selling pop artists.

He is fluent in both straight ahead jazz and modern jazz-surroundings. His latest trio album is his second recording with legendary drummer Paul Motian.


"Once around the park" Jakob Dinesen Concert Live in Bangkok

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Date: 14 February 2014, Time: 9:00p.m.

End Date: 15 February 2014

Location: Singapore, 78A Second Floor Boat Quay, Singapore, Singapore 049866

P. Mauriat jam session in I.K Gottfried, Denmark

Date: 29 November 2012, Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Denmark, Kronprinsessegade 44C, DK-1306 København K, CVR. 90478850

Jakob plays on

PMXT - 66R

Selected Albums




Dino's Afro-Cuban Dream: Enamorado En Copenhague