Mads Vinding

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

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

Music careerEdit

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 sidemanEdit

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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