Simon Spang Band “RAINBOW SPIRIT “

Dawda Jobarteh, kora
Thomas Fonnesbech
,  bass
Niclas Campagnol
,  drums
Ayi Solomon, 
,   saxophones, comp.

new cd “Stonetown Boogie” to be released the 11th march 2015

guests:  Claudia Campagnol, vocals – Maher Mahmoud, oud


The band has played at the Jahazi Jazz & Literary Festival, Zanzibar in 2012 and -13, Le Baiser Salé (Paris), B-flat (Berlin),
Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Global Cph,, Tranquebar, Buddha’s Jazzclub, Giant Steps, Testrup Hoejskole (Denmark)

youtube links:


buy the cd:


Spang-Hanssen TRIO

Sébastien Boisseau, bass
Christophe Lavergne
, drums
S.S.H., alto & soprano-saxophones, flute



recorded at Lizières:



The trio has played in : Le Sunside, Maison de la Radio France, Maison du Danemark (Paris), La Fabrica’son(Malakoff), Djazz51(Reims) and in Paradise Jazz (Copenhagen).


new homepage for paintings, gouache, drawings

coming exhibitions:


january 2015 Galleri Bloch, Artillerivej 90, Kbh. S

fernisering torsdag  d. 15/1 2015 kl. 17 – 20

åben frem til d. 28/2 2015

october 2015 Den Gule Villa, Frederiksberg,
“Nattens Væsner-Dagens Nar”  med Jette Botschinsky, Maria Bloch og Ole Bundgaard


 Simon Spang-Hanssen

“Brazilian Project”


Mariane Bitran, flutes
Ricardo Fiuza
,  piano
Enéias Xavier
, bass
André “Limao” Quieroz
, drums
, sax, flutes

coming tour in Denmark 17 – 25  october 2015

Album “Bird in Space” released august 2011

The group has performed in Giant Steps, Lyngby-Taarbaek Jazzklub, Godset (Kolding), Huset i Aalborg, Tranquebar,
Paradise Jazz, Holbaek Jazzklub, Jazzselskabet (Aarhus) in Denmark, and at the Savassi Jazz Festival in Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
in 2012 and 2014, Jazz nos Fundos and JazzB (São Paolo)

recording at the Village Recording Studio october 3rd 2013 and In Estudio Acústico, Belo Horizonte in august 2014

Savassi festival 2012:

to buy the cd:


 Alisio Ensemble

Kristian Joergensen,  violin
Mariane Bitran
,  flutes
Bent Clausen
,  vibraphone
Henrik Sveidahl
,  bass-clarinet/tenor-saxophone
Peter Danstrup
,  bass
Benita Haastrup
, percussion
Mikkel Schnettler
,  percussion
Simon Spang-Hanssen
,  alto & soprano-saxophones, comp.

CD “Intersections”  ALCD004

Live recording from Godset, Kolding , march 6th 2014 :

Titles from cd “Intersections” 2009

coming concerts:

18 march 2015, Paradise Jazz, Copenhagen                     


Simon Spang-Hanssen New Quartet

Ben Besiakov, piano
Thomas Fonnesbech, bass
Niclas Campagnol, drums
Simon Spang-Hanssen, tenor & soprano-saxophone



Michael Gregory Jackson Clarity Quartet:

Michael Gregory Jackson, guitar,vocal
Simon Spang-Hanssen, alto & soprano-saxophones, flute
Niels Praestholm, bass
Matias Wolf Andreasen, drums


info and sounds :

live-recording from Kuhlhouse in Flensborg, Germany oct. 26th 2014

M.G.J./S.S.H. Duo

Michael Gregory Jackson, guitar,voice
Simon Spang-Hanssen, alto & soprano-saxophones, flute

Concert in New York and Boston in december 2013  (Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn – Outpost 186, Cambridge…) 

sound, studio-recordings and live:



14 december 2014 at 16:00, Krudtønden, Serridslevsvej, Kbh. Ø

Emil Hess, soprano & tenor-saxophone
Simon Spang-Hanssen, alto-saxophone & flute
Anders T. Andersen, tenor & bass-saxophone
Pernille Bevort ,  barytone-saxophone & bass-clarinet
Marilyn Mazur, percussion

Music by Torben Westergaard, Pia Boda, Jens Christian “Chappe” Jensen, Signe Bisgaard, Peter Danstrup, René Mogensen, Marilyn Mazur, Pernille Bevort, Emil Hess, Anders T.Andersen, Katrine Suwalski, Simon Spang-Hanssen


Niels Ryde Quartet ” A Night Out”

Bjarne Roupe, guitar
S.S.H.,  alto & soprano-saxophones
Niels Ryde, bass
Niclas Campagnol, drums


11 november, 2014    Baaring Hoejskole, DK
27 november, 2014   Jazzhus Dexter, Odense, DK
17 december , 2014    Paradise Jazz, Copenhagen, DK



EAR WITNESS                                                                                                                                                                              

Emil Spányi, piano.keyboards

Linley Marthe, bass

Felix Sabal-Lecco, drums

S.S.H. ,  saxophones, flute


Jahazi Jazz & Literary Festival 28,29,30 august 2015


Yves Torchinsky European Jazz Family

Klaus Stötter, trumpet
Pierre-Olivier Govin, alto-sax
Samuel Blaser, trombone
S.S.H., tenorsax, alto-flute
Philippe Michel, piano
Yves Torchinsky, bass
Francois Laizeau, drums

25 march 2014, Studio de l’Ermitage, Paris
5 july 2014, Festival de Couches, Bourgogne








new on youtube:

“Sold Out” by Jan Kaspersen with: Bob Rockwell, S.S.H., tenor-saxophones, Jan Kaspersen, piano, Lennart Ginman, bass
Benita Haastrup, drums  at Templet, Lyngby april 23rd 2014


Record-company ALISIO  :

“Rainbow Spirit” ALCD001
” Coexistence”
with S.S.H. 5-tet  ALCD002
“The Riddle”
with Ear Witness ALCD003
with Alisio Ensemble ALCD004
“Bird in Space”
  ( S.S.H. & Grupo) ALCD005
” Citizen Song”
  ( Special Quartet ) ALCD006
“Luna Moon “ 
  S.S.H. Trio  ALCD007


Coming up:

New album with Simon Spang Band “Rainbow Spirit” being prepared,samples on soundcloud
Second album with “Brazilian Project” coming up

(for physical copies of “Rainbow Spirit”,”Coexistence”,”The Ridle”,”"Intersections”
send a mail to : )


new film online:

a film by Fréderique Santune

music and drawings by SAFARI

Ramuntcho Matta -  Simon Spang-Hanssen- Frederic Dutertre