Aage Tanggaard

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Aage Tanggaard (born 25 February 1957) is a Danish jazz drummer and record producer.[1] A pupil of Michael Carvin and Ed Thigpen, he has been a member of several notable bands; including Radiojazzgruppen, Ernie Wilkins' Almost Big Band[2] and the Hamburg-based NDR Big Band. He has also performed and recorded extensively, beginning from 1982, with Stan Getz, Roland Hanna, Michal Urbaniak, Horace Parlan, Duke Jordan, Chet Baker,[3][4] Paul Bley, Lee Konitz, Dexter Gordon, Clark Terry and Doug Raney among other notable artists.[5] He is the founder of Audiophon Recording Studio where he works as a producer.[6]

Selected discography[edit]

As sideman

  • 1982 So Nice (Duke Jordan)
  • 1982 House That Love Built (Frank Foster)
  • 1983 Montreux (Ernie Wilkins)
  • 1983 Plays Standards, Vol. 1: Autumn Leaves (Duke Jordan)
  • 1984 Blue and White (Doug Raney)
  • 1984 Glad I Found You (Horace Parlan)
  • 1984 Take Good Care of My Heart (Michal Urbaniak)
  • 1985 Questions (Paul Bley)
  • 1988 My Favourite Songs, Vols. 1-2: The Last Great Concert (Chet Baker)
  • 1994 This Time It's Real (Roland Hanna)
  • 1997 I Remember You: The Legacy, Vol. 2 (Chet Baker)
  • 1998 Bravissimo, Vol. 2: 50 Years of NDR Big Band Germany (NDR Big Band)
  • 2006 Resource/Action. Re. Action (Svend Asmussen/Ed Thigpen Quartet)
  • 2009 I Should Care (Duke Jordan)


  1. ^ "Articles in Danish Paper Information About Tangaard". Information.dk. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Ernie Wilkins' Almost Big Band with Randy Brecker Live in Copenhagen". Politiken.dk Jazz critique Boris Rabinowitsch review 22 October 2004. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  3. ^ "I Remember You-Chet Baker Live At Jazzhus Montmartre 1985 with Aage Tanggaard, Doug Raney - National Library of Denmark". statsbiblioteket.dk. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  4. ^ "Chet Baker - Paul Bley Live Recording Review 1985". Information.dk Reviewed by Danish paper Information's Jazz critique Erik Wiedemann, 5 January 1998. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  5. ^ "Tanggaard's Recording Credits at Allmusic". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  6. ^ "Danish Master Drummer Aage Tanggaard Amazed by Focusrite ISA428". www.crmav.com.