Since the release of their debut album on Fresh Sound New Talent in 2006 Mikkel, Sean and Jeppe have toured all over the world performing in more than 25 countries. The trio has worked with of some of todays greatest saxophonists including Americans Mark Turner and Loren Stillman. Mikkel has recorded 17 albums for renowned jazz-labels like Sunnyside Records (US), Fresh Sound (ES), Songlines (CA) and for Whirlwind Recordings (UK) and Mikkel’s album “Faroe” was selected for the category “Best Instrumental Jazz Album” in the 2018 Grammy Awards. His album Balcony Lullabies was selected as “Best Jazz Album Of 2020” by UK Newspaper Morningstar and received high praise in the Rolling Stone Magazine.
The trio is building on 15 years of experience interpreting Mikkel’s ever-evolving repertoire. Mikkels music has a strong scandinavian heritage influence and it is often described as original and melody driven, highly original in harmonic character, yet very approachable and inviting. Mikkel has worked as a soloist with both the Royal Ballet and the Danish Radio Big Band in Denmark.
He started on drums at the age of four but switched to the guitar in his teens. He graduated as Master of Jazz Guitar from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Holland with a distinction for his original composition.
Mikkel Ploug is the latest sensation in European jazz guitar scene with a personal voice and sound that sings – La Vanguardia ES
Masterclass – the danish guitarist Mikkel Ploug is on the way into the Champions League of contemporary jazzguitarists – Jazzpodium DE
“Extreme beauty” – Downbeat US
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