Martin Fabricius

Martin Fabricius is a Danish vibraphonist and film composer. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a major in film scoring in 1996. While at Berklee, Martin studied the vibraphone with Ed Saindon and multi grammy award winner Gary Burton. His first album as a bandleader and vibraphonist When Sharks Bite (2008), was hailed by JazzNyt, as one of the 10 best Danish albums that year. Since then he has performed his own music all over the world, attracting a growing audience of listeners both familiar and new to jazz.

Martin Fabricius is also a sought after guest soloist and sideman and has played with legendary trumpet player Tomasz Stanko, Steve Swallow, Lew Soloff and Ornettes Colemans Prime Time bass player Jamaaladeen Tacuma.
Martin lives in Copenhagen Denmark where he teaches percussion, composition and film- scoring when not touring. In his spare time he enjoys nature and the practice of Taoist Tai Chi.

Established in 2007, Martin Fabricius Trio has played on large festival stages, in small jazz clubs and grand cathedrals. They have toured in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, China and Africa. They have released 3 critical acclaimed albums since 2008.

In 2014 came the Out of the White, which among other praise has received 5 stars from All About Jazz and has been one of the most played jazz albums on Danish National Radio. Out of the White was re-released by the German jazz label, BERTHOLD records, in march 2017. The newest album, Under the Same Sky (2018), was also released by BERTHOLD records and has received 5 out of 5 stars from the German magazine Jazzthetik.

The music, of Martin Fabricius Trio has by more than one critic, been described as image creating, beautiful music with healing powers. Strong melodies with rich harmonies invites the listener in to a world of acoustic chamber jazz, with notes of classical minimalism and electronic elements. Combined with intriguing rhythms and lot’s of improvisation, the music of Martin Fabricius is at the same time subtle, grand, energetic and refined.

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