Sopranino Saxophone SOPR500 and Virtuoso
Benjamin Koppel, Danish saxophonist and
composer, is one of the most award-winning musicians of his generation, known
for his versatility and virtuosity.
Koppel’s musical background is deeply rooted in his
family and can be as well compared to the musical heritage from the famous
Jackson 5 or even the world known Bach family from Germany.
He is the grandson of famous Danish classic composer
Herman D. Koppel, and the son of musician and composer Anders Koppel, who had a
great success worldwide with the band Savage Rose and is well known for being
the greatest Danish beat musician of his generation. The music genre of the
family spreads out from classical to jazz and pop genre and Benjamin Koppel
masters all the genres with perfection.
He formed his first band when he was 15 years old, and
has appeared on more than 50 recordings. The variety of his musical
collaborations is wide, and has established him as a sought after musician
internationally. As a soloist and bandleader, he has performed/recorded with
Phil Woods, Daniel Humair, Palle Danielsson, Alex Riel, Miroslav Vitous, Anders
Koppel, Inger Dam Jensen, Michala Petri, Adam Nussbaum, Randy Brecker, Chano
Dominguez, Phil Woods, Charlie Mariano, Portinho, David Sanchez, Sheryl Crow, Kenny
Werner and others.
In 2001 Benjamin Koppel formed his own independent
record label, Cowbell Music that releases high quality jazz music as well as
classical, cross over and pop music. Furthermore Cowbell Music bookes concerts
for some of the affiliated artists.