listening to the melody Blueberry
Hill, your thoughts are
led towards the fantastical alluring and stunningly beautiful West Jutland
inland Sand Dunes covered with Heather and Blue Berries. It was because of
the closeness of this countryside that the newly formed band in
1972 should think of calling themselves Blueberries, and natural for them
to make Blueberry Hill to their signature tune. The Orchestra’s
objective was to play traditional jazz as close to the popular vernacular
music, which was played in New Orleans in the good old days, which would
get the older as much as the younger generation to swing along to it. It
has been a great success resulting in the creation of the so called “ Blueberry
Sound “ . A sound which really cannot not be explained but should be
orchestra is famous for its minimum of arrangement and for its free
improvisation without its loss of melody.
Orchestra is formed by individualists of a mature age, who have a very
respectful inviting relationship, which expresses its self in their great
interaction and team work.
for a Blueberries Concert is the audience feedback, which is a trade mark
of top bands.
Blueberries have through the years performed
on many concert stages, both at home and abroad (United Kingdom,
France, Ukraine). They play at festival, midday jazz concerts, wedding’s,
family parties, congresses, jubilees,
college and university
celebrations and parties. It is a formidable orchestra to dance at. Just
listening to their CD, creates the desire and inclination to move
your body in tune too the music.
the orchestra members are amateur musicians, who are very professional in
their musical exercises. They love traditional jazz and several have
received highly coveted music prizes.
The trompet player has received The Danish Ringkjøbing County’s
Music Prize, and the clarinettist has
received the prize for the years best musician at the Danish Cultural
Capital City ‘ Holstebro International
bandleader is trombone player and Doctor Jesper Egerup, and the
trumpet is played by singer and newspaper editor in chief, Flemming
Nordenhof. The clarinet is played by dentist Jens Ole Steen, The double
bass by school headmaster emeritus Bent Johansen.
and the banjo by specialist aeroplane painter Paul Nielsen. The drummer
Ove Munch Thomsen is an
projectcoordinator, and lektor Karen Sørensen plays the
Home Page is: www.blueberries.dk