JAKOB MYGIND Sax, Composer and Bandleader.
Born in 55, the danish musician Jakob Mygind allready in 76 put out ”Financial Tycoon” (LP) which established him as one of the leading charakters in the scene of advanced jazz/world music in Denmark. Since then his saxophone has been heard on countless recordings, both with his own band Matchbros as well as sideman in a variety of projects ranking from Rock&Roll, to Free Form to Symphonic music, and of course The New Jungle Orch., (member since 91).
Jazzambassador prize 1995
Region of Nordjylland special Prize 1999
Jazzmusician of the Year 2004
GoGlobal World Music Award 2008