Something exciting is happening in the land of Hymns from Nineveh: we’re practicing for the springtour! We’re in the final stage of the booking, so it will be only a short while before I can say something about the concerts – but you might wonder who “we” are?
Well, those of you, who have been attending a Hymns from Nineveh-concert in 2010, might recognize these three lovely people:
Christel has actually been playing live with me in Hymns from Nineveh since 2007, Nikolaj and Jakob (who I call Niko & Jake) came along in late 2009. I’m very greatful that these three beauties still want to play with me. They’re extraordinaryly creative with their instruments and their ideas – maybe because they are songwriters themselves. Christel makes I et stille hus, Jakob makes Mechanical Bird and Nikolaj makes Even if it’s me!
Sometimes we’ve been lucky to have company by one of my dearest and most talented friends, Mikael Kærsgaard of Munich and Kites & Komets. He’s a guitar virtuoso and a lovely man (and has a beard that makes any man in the room jealous!)
So – Christel, Jakob and Nikolaj, and occasionally Mikael, have been playing with me for quite a while now. But – the last couple of weeks we’ve been practicing with yet two more people – making the live constellation of Hymns from Nineveh a SEXTETTE!!!
The two musicians are none other than…. read more