In celebration of Stevie Wonder’s 70th birthday, Bang & Olufsen presents an online tribute concert with Benjamin Koppel & Friends.
Music Matters with Benjamin Koppel and Friends
In honour of Stevie Wonder’s 70th birthday, Bang & Olufsen is presenting an online tribute concert with Benjamin Koppel & Friends. The show is transmitted live from the Audo on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 PM.
Music legend, Stevie Wonder turns 70 on Wednesday, May 13. Music Matters by Bang & Olufsen celebrates the master with an online tribute concert arranged by Danish jazz composer, Benjamin Koppel. With him on stage, Koppel is bringing some of Denmark’s best-known voices and musical talents to interpret Wonder’s famous hits in new, jazzy arrangements.
LINE UP Kaya Brüel and Marie Carmen Koppel (Vocals) Søren Bebe (Piano) Jesper Bodilsen (Bass) Zoltan Czörsz (Drums) Benjamin Koppel (Saxophone)
Danish saxophonist and composer
Benjamin Koppel is one of the most award-winning musicians of his generation, known for his versatility and virtuosity. Koppel’s musical background is deeply rooted in his family. He is the grandson of famous Danish classic composer Herman D. Koppel, and the son of musician and composer Anders Koppel, who had a great success worldwide with the band Savage Rose and is well known for being the greatest Danish beat musician of his generation. Benjamin formed his first band, when he was 15 years old, and has released more than 50 recordings as a leader/soloist. The variety of his musical collaborations is wide, and has established him as a sought after musician internationally, working with the biggest names in jazz, from Brian Blade to Joe Lovano, Phil Woods, Paul Bley and many others.