Jakob Bro

Jazz guitarist and composer

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Jakob Bro (1978) is a Danish guitar player and composer living in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

He is currently collaborating with Palle Mikkelborg, Marilyn Mazur, Midori Takada, Mark Turner, Larry Grenadier, Thomas Morgan, Andrew Cyrille, Joey Baron, Arve Henriksen, Jorge Rossy and many more.


Jakob Bro is a former member of Paul Motian Band (Garden of Eden, ECM – 2006) and of Tomasz Stanko’s Dark Eyes Quintet (Dark Eyes, ECM – 2009). He has released 17 records as a bandleader, 5 of which are out on ECM records.

“...sometimes it can seem as subtle as the light moving across the room...as the day shifts. But there’s so much happening, within that...there’s so much detail in it, but there’s also this overwhelming feeling of calm and comfort...this is a soul reassuring album.” 
- Nate Chinen, NPR All Songs Considered