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Benjamin Koppel


Saxophonist, composer and entrepreneur Benjamin Koppel has released more than 40 solo albums, composed more than 200 pieces of music for albums, film and theatre, and has participated on more than 100 album productions. He has been a guest lecturer at universities in USA and China, Head of Music at the Danish jazz club Jazzhus Montmartre and is a frequent guest on Danish television. In 2010 he published his first book about experiencing music. Koppel tours all parts of the world and performs with international Jazz stars, Danish pop musicians and great symphony orchestras. He annually gives concerts at the famous jazz club Blue Note in New York, and he has received numerous honours and awards. In 2011 he was appointed Knight of Culture (Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the French Minister of Culture.