Niels Lan Doky


Artist Profile at a glance:Jazz pianist, composer and producer of international acclaim and renown.

Born 1963 in Copenhagen, Denmark. First Danish jazz artist since Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen to gain international recognition.

Prodigious professional career that started at age 13. First major breakthrough in 1979 at age 15, performing with jazz legends Thad Jones and Ernie Wilkins.

Prolific recording career spanning 37 albums of his own released since 1986. Plus numerous appearances as a guest or producer on albums by other artists.

Appeared on bestseller lists in Europe and Asia. Topping album charts in Denmark, Korea a.o. and topping jazz charts in Japan a.o.

Recipient of numerous awards and honors.

Associations with the world’s leading record labels and music publishersBlue Note, Verve, Columbia, Milestone, EMI, Sony, Universal, Warner/Chappell, Music Sales Group, Quincy Jones Music a.o.

Co-founder of the (as of May 1st, 2010) reopened legendary jazz club Montmartre in Copenhagen.
Co-founder of the jazz club The Standard in Copenhagen which opened October 3rd, 2013.