Pianist, composer, producer and director, Niels Lan Doky is a Danish jazz musician who gained wide international renown and critical acclaim.
His extensive recording career, which began in 1986, includes 33 albums as a leader and countless albums as a producer or sideman for other artists. His recording work is represented on such prestigious jazz labels as Blue Note, Columbia, Verve and Milestone. He is one of the most influential jazz pianist in his native Denmark and is also among the most popular jazz artists in Japan where his albums have received multiple awards and reached top positions on the national bestseller charts. He has performed for many prominent world figures, including Pope Jean-Paul II and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. In June of 2003, Denmark’s minister of culture Brian Mikkelsen appointed Doky Member of the Music Committee under the Danish Arts Council. Niels moved to Paris, France in 1989.
Interview article about Niels Lan Doky for Bang & Olufsen (published worldwide / 800,000 copies in 29 languages)