Pernille Bévort

Contemporary instrumental jazz

Is known for her intense and creative saxophone playing. In her music you constantly sense a clear and distinct direction; exciting rhythmic and melodic progress and excellent solos.

 

As a member of The Ernie Wilkins Almost Big Band and as a frequent substitute with professional Big Bands, she has performed with a lot of international artists. Among these are: Randy Brecker, Tony Coe, Tim Hagans, John Scofield, Maria Schneider and Charlie Watts.

 

Pernille is part of the MALUBA Orchestra with Marilyn Mazur, Fredrik Lundin and Kasper Bai. Band leader in her trio Bévort 3 and the septet Radio Bévort. Oct. 2020 Pernille was nominated for a DMA Jazz as composer 2020. April 2021 she received an honorary award from the Danish Conductors Association.

“With this recording, Pernille Bévort has surrounded herself with a team of amazing musician and shows herself to not only be a great composer of modern jazz music but also an exceptional saxophonist and bandleader. Personally, I would say this album is one of the best discoveries of the year, I can’t recommend this album highly enough.”

- Jan Veldman, Jazz In Europe, July 7th 2020