Mads Mathias Orchestra
A small (10-piece) big band who play the original Mads Mathias songbook, including material from the album ‘Free Falling’ arranged by Grammy Award nominee Peter Jensen.
The Mads Mathias Orchestra has performed at festivals, theatres and clubs across Denmark, Sweden and Germany including Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Aveny-T Theater (Copenhagen), Riverboat Jazz Festival (Denmark), Kalmar Jazzclub, & Societetsparken (Sweden) & Flensborghus (Germany).
Mads Mathias Quartet
Performing original songs, composed and arranged by Mads Mathias, alongside well-loved and lesser-known standards from the American songbook, the band (comprising some of the most talented young musicians in Denmark) have toured jazz clubs and festivals across Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Mads Mathias – vocals/saxophone
Peter Rosendal – piano
Morten Ankarfeldt – bass
James Maddren – drums
Six City Stompers
Formed ten years ago, and described as a ‘Neo-New Orleans’ band, Six City Stompers re-invent ‘old-school’ classical jazz hits within contemporary musical genres, resulting in a unique sound all of their own. They have released six albums and toured their inspiring arrangements and original compositions across Europe and Asia from the legendary Vega in Copenhagen to the Forbidden City Concert Hall in China.
The band have also performed on national TV in Norway and Denmark.
Tivoli Big Band
In 2014, 2015 and 2016 Mads Mathias has performed concerts with the Tivoli Big Band and Tivoli Late Night Orchestra during the summer season on the open air stage ‘Plænen’ ,Tivoli in Copenhagen, singing immortal soul, pop and country classics from the past few decades, alongside originals from the Mads Mathias songbook. Mads has been invited to perform with the band throughout their 2015 season.
Danish Radio Big Band (DR Bigbandet)
Mads Mathias frequently fronts the DR Big Band, one of the world’s greatest big bands, in various programmes, including concerts of his own songbook (music from ‘Free Falling’) at the DR Koncerthuset in Copenhagen.
For the second year running Mads joined the band for their annual Christmas programme ‘Merry Christmas Baby’, which toured across Denmark for 12 shows in December 2014. For this occasion Mads was commissioned to compose 2 new Christmas songs, one of which he performed alongside vocalist Sinne Eeg.