Guitarist/singer/songwriter Aske Jacoby is a household name in Scandinavian music. Starring in motion pictures in his early teens, Aske has been working as a professional musician since the age of 16. His resumé contains participation on more than 450 releases throughout three decades. He has been playing with most major Scandinavian pop/rock stars as a sideman as well as working with jazz notables such as Brad Mehldau a.o.
Since 2013 Aske Jacoby has been pursuing a solo career which – among other things – took him to L.A. where he recorded two solo albums – Chant (2014, Sony Music) and Luna Plena Super Me (2016, Sony Music) with bassist Tony Scherr (Bill Frisell, Norah, Jones, Willie Nelson) and legendary drummer Jim Keltner (John Lennon, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Neil Young, Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer a.m.o.) All together Aske now has a body of work counting eight solo albums including his latest release, A’s As Is, released on his own label, Giant Birch.
By 2019 Aske Jacoby will be releasing another new solo album and will be touring with his new material in DK, FR, CH, SE and FIN in 2019/2020.
Aske calls his music “New Folk”, Folk/Rock with a twist or Americana from outer space. Simple yet strong and compelling melodies with profound storytelling, delivered with a warm and soothing vocal and world class guitar playing. His music conveys honesty and emotions and leaves the audience uplifted and inspired. A transcendent experience!