SCCD 31777 Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra “Tjak Tjaka Tchikai”

John Tchic ai (1936 – 2012) to whom this CD is dedicated was one of the most celebrated jazz musicians hailing from Europe (Denmark) of our time. Pierre Dørge

owes the considerable part of his musical roots to John Tchicai whose impact on

contemporary jazz is immeasurable.

Danish composer-guitarist Pierre Dørge, like Charles Mingus before him, possesses an antic ardor for the striking horn voicings and ruminative soundscapes of Duke Ellington, …. The other signature trait that Dørge’s New Jungle Orchestra semi-big bands have displayed over their 30-plus years of existence is an ability to unleash a cosmopolitan pinwheel of moods, tones and textures .” (Brittania Thompson – JazzTimes on Sketches of India SCCD 31728)

Talk about your pan-cultural jazz. What isn’t in here? Pierre Dørge admits all sorts of influences and styles into the music of his New Jungle Orchestra, ..The aesthetic varies widely from tune to tune, and yet it all feels part of the greater whole… .” (Steve Greenlee – JazzTimes on Jazz Is Like a Banana SCCD 31636)

1. How Is The Sunsetrise Up There? (Pierre Dørge)
2. A Rose For Laurent (Pierre Dørge)
3. Dualities (Irene Becker)
4. Mozombo (Pierre Dørge)
5. A Rufous Mot Mot (Pierre Dørge)
6. Jungle Sketches (Jakob Mygind)
7. Tjak Tjaka Tchicai (Pierre Dørge)
8. Largo Lapidarius (John Tchicai)
9. Kera Dorong (Pierre Dørge)
10. Autobahn Tchicai Zwei (Pierre Dørge)
11. Lucianus In Congo (Pierre Dørge)

UPC/EAN: 716043177721