DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.08.005
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Frank Büchmann-Møller

Abstract: Montmartre Jazz House in Copenhagen became one of the most famous venues in Europe. This paper describes its history, from the first concert performed by the American jazz musician George Lewis and His New Orleans Orchestra to the turbulent and economical difficult years in the 1970's when the owner, Herluf Kamp-Larsen, had to declare himself bankrupt. A couple of Danish jazz musicians, trumpet player Palle Mikkelborg (1941-) and pianist Ole Kock Hansen (1945-), explain the importance of the venue, and some of…

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