Saturdays @ 1 pm, January 17 & February 7, 2015 | Series continues spring 2015
$7 ($5 ASF Members) | Ages 1-7
Scandinavia holds a treasure-trove of children’s songs and games. Danish musician Vibe Normann introduces children to English versions of these songs, plays musical games, and performs a selection of songs in modern, jazzy arrangements. Come prepared to move, dance, imagine, and sing your heart out!
Danish jazz pianist Nikolaj Hess will accompany Normann.
About Vibe Normann
Vibe Normann is a Danish musician living in New York with a background in classical and Danish folk music. She has a special love for the Danish children’s songs that she grew up with and has performed all over the Eastern United States.
About Nikolaj Hess
Nikolaj Hess is a New York/Denmark-based pianist, composer, producer, and arranger with more than 100 releases as a bandleader, composer, and producer.
Hess is especially known for works with Nikolaj Hess Trio, Marc Mommaas, Hess/AC/Hess Spacelab, Caroline Hendersen, Hess is More, and Etta Cameron. He has played and recorded with a long list of international jazz legends in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Israel, and Asia, including Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, Fela Kuti, Greg Hutchinson, Chris Cheek, and Hall Willner. Hess has also composed music for films, including Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia (2011) and Meeres Stille by Juliane Fezer (2013).
Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Avenue @ 38th Street
For reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email event_reservation(at)amscan(dot)org.
For more information, visit scandinaviahouse.org