Mads Vinding

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Mads Vinding
Background information
Born(1948-12-07)December 7, 1948
Copenhagen, Denmark
GenresJazz, classical
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsDouble bass
Years active1960s–present
LabelsSonet, Stunt
Associated actsHank Jones, Thomas Clausen

Mads Vinding (born 7 December 1948, Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish jazz double-bassist.

Music career[edit]

Vinding began his professional career when he was 16 as the house bassist for Jazzhus Montmartre, a jazz club in Copenhagen. He has played on more than 800 recordings and more than 1000 Radio/TV shows.




  • Mads Vinding Group (Cosmos Collector, 1977)
  • The Kingdom (Stunt, 1998)
  • Daddio Don (Stunt, 2000)
  • Six Hands Three Minds One Heart (Stunt, 2002)
  • Over the Rainbow (Cope, 2002)
  • Two Basses (ZYX/Touche/Weaving, 2005)
  • Abrikostræet (Calibrated, 2005)
  • In Our Own Sweet Way (Storyville, 2009)
  • Open Minds (Storyville, 2011)
  • Composing (Storyville, 2015)[1]
  • Yesterdays (Stunt, 2017)

As sideman[edit]

With Yelena Eckemoff

With Kenny Drew

With Art Farmer

With Johnny Griffin

With Hank Jones

  • Trio (Storyville, 1991)
  • Hank Jones in Copenhagen - Live at Jazzhus Slukefter 1983 (Storyville, 2018) - trio with Shelly Manne, drums

With Duke Jordan

With Doug Raney

With Idrees Sulieman

With Kai Winding and Curtis Fuller


  1. ^ "Mads Vinding". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 December 2016.

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