Ida Nielsen

Instrument: Bass, Keys, Vocals

Genre: Funk

Origin: Denmark

Territories: Worldwide excl. DK

Availability: 2020: oct, nov; 2021: apr, may, jul

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New album “ 02022020”
to be released by February 2, 2020

02022020 is a palindrome date and the name of the 5th solo album by Danish
bassist extraordinaire Ida Nielsen.
On this album, Ida invites us into a more intimate universe than her previous 4.
You will discover a diverse and more mellow side of Ida´s compositional musicianship, however Ida’s highly recognizable sound still cuts through this stripped down musical setting and makes your head bob (softly).
Ida includes plenty of gems for the bass lovers - smooth bass carried chord
grooves, as well as lots of soulful bass solos.

02022020 is a smooth mix of new material and reinventions of some older
songs featuring young and upcoming Austrian artist "Aljosha" as well as members of her band: “the Funkbots.”
The vibe of her new album can be described as overall smooth, laid back and chilled.

About Ida:

Ida Nielsen got her life turned upside down when music legend Prince discovered her in August 2010. Shortly after she joined his band and started touring with him and “The New Power Generation” as well as the 4 piece power house rock band “3rdeyegirl”
Ida was part of his bands from 2010 until his untimely passing in April 2016.
She describes playing with Prince as “a huge gift and as the most magical musical journey ever, and an on-going learning experience beyond all imagination.”
After the years with Prince, Ida started to focus on her solo career.
Ida has been releasing music on a regular basis and has increased her touring schedules tremendously since 2016. Ida and her band “the Funkbots” are delivering a high energy funk show packed with good vibes, tight grooves and subtle references to her former employer and teacher Prince.

Ida was voted amongst the top 10 bass players in the world ( together with fellow bassists Stanley Clarke & Victor Wooten ) in the annual Music Radar poll 2019.

02022020 - 2020
Time 2 Stop Worrying (bout the weird stuff) - 2019
turnitup - 2016
Sometimes a girl needs some sugar too‎- 2011
Marmelade (under the synonym Bassida) - 2008

"Ida Nielsen -Funk Goddess"
Bass player magazine

"The result is Turnitup, a 14-track funk joyride with high-spirited vibes and enough bass magic to make low-enders repeatedly hit rewind, while also doubling as a party-anthem playlist for non-musicians. Her old-school funk meets new-school soul style gives a tip of her cap to her departed mentor, who would, without hesitation, give this disc his stamp of approval."
Jon D'Auria, Bassplayer Magazine

"Ida is a mother plucker"

"Her name is Ida and she´ll eat a bass"

"In all my years in the business, meeting and jamming with all the people I know, I NEVER ask for ANYONE'S autograph. But when she reached in her bag to give me her CD after we jammed together, I had a to ask her "sign it for me"...she and I aren't only fellow musicians, shes a fellow lovely soul and she turned me into a male cool, beautiful and down to earth..I LOVE this woman and her CD its so FUNKY..go get it !!!"
John Wesley Payne, The Revolution

Ida Nielsen & The Funkbots

Ida Kristine Nielsen (bass + vocals)
Kuku Agami/Son of Light (rapper)
Patrick Dorcean (drums + electronics)
Mika Vandborg (guitar + vocals)
Phong Le: keys

Date Artist Venue City Country
24 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Umea Jazzfestival Umea Sweden
25 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Porgy & Bess Wien Austria
26 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Festival Groove Brno Brno Czech Republic
27 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Jazzdock Prag Czech Republic
28 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Jazzinec Trutnov Czech Republic
30 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Metropol-Theater Bremen Germany
31 Oct 2020 Ida Nielsen Paradox Tilburg Germany
01 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Luxor Arnhem Netherlands
04 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Treibhaus Innsbruck Austria
05 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Flugelwest Schaffhausen Switzerland
06 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Grand Casino Basel Basel Switzerland
07 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Ziquodrome Campiegne France
08 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen De Chapelle Herentals Belgium
21 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Cosmopolite Oslo Norway
22 Nov 2020 Ida Nielsen Fasching Stockholm Sweden
13 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Ursprung Rostock Germany
14 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Kofferfabrik Fürth Germany
15 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Kofferfabrik Fürth Germany
19 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen ETM Geneva Switzerland
22 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Cafe Central Weinheim Germany
24 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Gretchen Berlin Germany
27 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Scala Ludwigsburg Germany
28 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Bürgerhaus Diagonal Ingolstadt Germany
29 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Op der Schmelz Dudelange Luxembourg
30 Apr 2021 Ida Nielsen Groene Engel Oss Netherlands
01 May 2021 Ida Nielsen Devorstin Hilversum Netherlands
02 May 2021 Ida Nielsen Theaterstübchen Kassel Germany
04 May 2021 Ida Nielsen Franz Club Aachen Germany
05 May 2021 Ida Nielsen New Morning Paris France
07 May 2021 Ida Nielsen Alte Stadthalle Rottweil Germany
02 Jul 2021 Ida Nielsen Jazz Ascona Ascona Switzerland
03 Jul 2021 Ida Nielsen Jazz In Fort l'Écluse Fort l'Écluse France
22 Jul 2021 Ida Nielsen Brunnenhof Trier Germany
22 Jul 2021 Ida Nielsen Brunnenhof Trier Germany
24 Jul 2021 Ida Nielsen Blautopf Sommerbühne Blaubeuren Germany

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