NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN

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Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (27 May 1946 – 19 April 2005) was a Danish jazz bassist known for his impressive technique and an approach that could be considered an extension of the innovative work of Scott LaFaro. He was born in Osted near Roskilde, on the Danish island of Zealand.

The "great Dane with the never-ending name" was known as "NHØP" among many jazz fans. In Denmark he was most often simply talked about as "Niels-Henning" and certainly never "Pedersen", a name shared by almost 4% of the Danish population..

As a child, NHØP played piano. As a teenager, he started learning to play contrabass and at the age of 14, he began his professional jazz career in Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen. At 17 he turned down an offer to join the Count Basie orchestra.

During the 1960s, NHØP played with several important American jazzmen who were touring in Denmark,
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NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Jaywalkin´ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jaywalkin´
Bop 1975
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Double Bass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Double Bass
Bop 1976
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Pictures album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pictures
Bop 1977
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Dancing On The Tables album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Dancing On The Tables
Bop 1979
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN The Viking album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Viking
Bop 1983
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN The Eternal Traveller album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Eternal Traveller
Bop 1984
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Hommage, Once Upon a Time album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Hommage, Once Upon a Time
Bop 1990
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Uncharted Land album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Uncharted Land
Bop 1992
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN To a Brother album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
To a Brother
Bop 1993
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN NHØP & DRBB : Ambiance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
NHØP & DRBB : Ambiance
Bop 1993
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Scandinavian Wood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Scandinavian Wood
Bop 1995
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Those Who Were album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Those Who Were
Post Bop 1996
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Friends Forever album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Friends Forever
Bop 1997
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN In The Name Of Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In The Name Of Music
Third Stream 1998

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NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Trio 1 album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Trio 1
Bop 1978
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Trio 2 album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Trio 2
Bop 1978
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Art of the Duo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Art of the Duo
Bop 1993
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN This Is All I Ask album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is All I Ask
Bop 1998
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN The Unforgettable NHØP Trio Live album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Unforgettable NHØP Trio Live
Bop 2007
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN NHØP & Mulgrew Miller: The Duo - Live! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
NHØP & Mulgrew Miller: The Duo - Live!
Hard Bop 2016

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NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN The Bassic Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bassic Trio
Bop 1997
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Friends Forever album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Friends Forever
Bop 2005
NIELS-HENNING ØRSTED PEDERSEN Bass in the Background: A Great Selection 1962-1992 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bass in the Background: A Great Selection 1962-1992
Bop 2005

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