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Pierre Dørge

g, *1946 DK, Copenhagen
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Per Børge Peter Oye

Pierre Dørge (born 28 February 1946) is a Danish avant-garde jazz guitarist, bandleader and composer born in Copenhagen, Denmark. As leader of New Jungle Orchestra he created a unique and playful combination of traditional and modern jazz with West African Highlife guitar music.Among his collaborators have been his wife, pianist Irene Becker, bassist Johnny Dyani and percussionist Marilyn Mazur.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • World
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Tilo Akandita on Jazz Is Like a Banana by Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra
To Alhaji Bai Konte on Brikama by Pierre Dørge
Tjader on Three by Khan Jamal
Monk in Africa on Brikama by Pierre Dørge
Tilo a kandita on The Skagen Concert by Pierre Dørge, Irene Becker & Morten Carlsen
Children of the third world on Three by Khan Jamal
Homage to the Dragoman on Like Salamanders We Survive by Pierre Dørge, Tyshawn Sorey & Torben Westergaard
Suho ning samo on Even The Moon Is Dancing by Pierre Dørge
Det koster ej for megen strid on The Skagen Concert by Pierre Dørge, Irene Becker & Morten Carlsen
Song for Irene on Landscape with Open Door by Pierre Dørge & Walt Dickerson

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
SoundscapesPierre Dørge2018Album
BluiPierre Dørge2015Album
Like Salamanders We SurvivePierre Dørge / Torben Westergaard / Tyshawn Sorey2013Album
Hope Is Bright Green Up NorthJohn Tchicai - Pierre Dørge - Lou Grassi2003Album
VikingologyThe Dynamite Vikings Feat. Pierre Dørge2003Album
Chinese CompassPierre Dørge1999Album
Balladen Om Holger DanskeBenny Holst, Pierre Dørge, Irene Becker1996Album
Bryllupsfotografen = The Wedding PhotographerPierre Dørge & Irene Becker1994Album
Echoez Of...Harry Beckett & Pierre Dørge1990Album
ThreeKhan Jamal, Pierre Dørge, Johnny Dyani1985Album
Ball At Louisiana - Museum Of Modern ArtJohn Tchicai & Pierre Dørge1983Album
Copenhagen BoogiePierre Dørge & Thermænius1982Album
InsideJean-Marc Vella With Pierre Dørge1981Album
Landscape With Open DoorPierre Dørge & Walt Dickerson1979Album
KryssFærd, Pierre Dørge, Irene Becker, Jullie HjetlandAlbum
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