ALAWARI is a musical project with a European sound that brings modern history

together in one burning expression and improves the contrasts in life routines.

Fragments from ancient wars and revolutions resonate in the music that brings

both elements of classical music and jazz into a strong format that has never been

more relevant. An orchestral, compositional and improvisational music that seeks

to overwhelm and undress the listener’s reservations.


The band releases their debut album on April Records 29th of April 2022.

The debut release “ALAWARI”, is the distillate of several years of work,

immortalized in one album like a musical manifesto that wants to revitalize the

authentic music experience.


In 2016, the project started consisting of six musicians who quickly made them-

selves noticed by their telepathic and fabulous animal-like expressions. This was

the message after the band in 2017 won the Young Jazz competition, which was

the starting point for a European tour in Germany and Poland as well as the intake

of some of the most prominent venues in Denmark..

Simon Forchhammer, Jonatan Bak, Sune Sunesen, Frederik Engell, Carlo Becker,

and Asger Nissen constitutes the group that through a strong instrumental and

compositional surplus seeks to create one intense and present experience that tears

the world apart, and invite the listener to rebuild and put it back together.




Alawari I Alawari

Alawari I Alawari

Sune Sunesen Rendtorff | piano    Carlo Janusz Becker Lauritsen | trumpet & flugelhorn Jonatan Melby Bak | Double Bass Asger Uttrup Nissen | alto saxophoneSimon Forchhammer | drumsFrederik Engell | Tenor SaxophoneEigil Pock Steen | Live processing & sampling...

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