The Jazz Session

The Jazz Session

The Jazz Session #634: Benjamin Koppel

January 03, 2024

Danish saxophonist Benjamin Koppel’s new trio recording with Scott Colley and Brian Blade is called Perspective. In this interview, Benjamin talks about the special relationship between the band members; the band as a collective; his family’s long history in music in Denmark; why he chooses to play in so many different genres; and more.


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Theme Music: The Respect Sextet (

Logo: Sarah Walter

Intro Voice: Chuck Ingersoll (