Pierre Dørge

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Pierre Dørge
Background information
Origin Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, Composer
Instruments Guitar, Percussion
Website Official site

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.[1]


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  1. ^ Carr, Ian; Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. p. 176. ISBN 1-85828-137-7. 

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