The Flying Jazzman Sextet


After playing as a sideman with US and Danish jazz icons, in 2016 Jan Nielsen decided to put together his own band playing solid swinging jazz. Since 2017 he has been developing a strong connection with local swing dancers, playing at all three major Swing Dance Festivals in Copenhagen, Copenhagen Lindy Exchange (2018), Let Loose (2019), and of course The Swing Challenge (2018 & 2019).

Jazz, swing and old school are the keywords for Flying Jazzman who’s piano playing is inspired by Gene Harris, Oscar Peterson, Errol Garner and Nat King Cole.