Staff and volunteers at Jazzhus Montmartre are on vacation all of January getting ready for February's WILD Winter Jazz Festival. First concert after the break is February 1st with Lars Danielsson's magic Liberetto III. See the full Winter Jazz programme here.

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Montmartre is run by part-time staff and unpaid volunteers. We are a non-profit institution with a mission to present the best jazz on the globe in an intimate setting at the original historic venue where the Montmartre adventure began back in 1959. Join us at the legendary address of Store Regnegade 19A, downtown Copenhagen, for a great night out.

Meet the team behind Jazzhus Montmartre.


Artistic Management


Jan Lundgren

Artistic Director


Jan Lundgren is a renowned Swedish jazz pianist and composer who was raised in Ronneby in the south of Sweden. He began learning the piano at the age of five, and moved to Malmö in 1986 to study at the Academy of Music. He graduated in 1991 and later became a lecturer at the Academy. Lundgren has based in Ystad, on Sweden’s southern coast, since 2005, and is also artistic director of Ystad Jazz Festival. Lundgren is seen as one of the best pianists on the European jazz scene, and is published by the famous jazz label ACT. 


Jonathan Bremer

Curator of "Upcoming Jazz Tuesdays"


Jonathan Bremer is a Danish bassist, who has been in the spotlight of the Danish jazzscene since he in 2010 when he was hired by Montmartre as a house bassplayer. Since then his career has taken off. Bremer has released two albums with the band Surf in Stereo (with whom he won the prestigious Ung Jazz Award as a 17-year old) and two records with pianist Niels Lan Doky's trio. He has played with people like Gino Vannelli, David Sanborn and many others. Bremer is experimenting with mixing acoustic music with elements of electronica and dub, which shows the double bass from a new angle. In these projects he has worked with artists such as Mike Sheridan, Mikkel Metal and Palle Mikkelborg. He is also the co-founder of the jazz record label "Unity Rec" publishing young talented jazz musicians in analouge recordings on vinyl LPs. 


Mathæus Bech

Curator of "Folk Wednesdays"


Mathæus Bech is Danish bassist with a BA from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. He plays a Ruebner double bass, and he is frequently performing with Harald Haugaard, Helene Blum and Mynsterland, a 12 member folk band awarded a Danish Music Award recently as "talent newcomer" of the year. Mathæus has recently released a new album with his duo "Sebastian & Mathæus" titled Ind/Udgang. Besides being a performing artist he's also the founder of the acoustic recording company "Bech Rec" specialised in live recording of acoustic music.



Daily Operational Management


Jonas Dyrved

Club Manager & Artist Coordinator



Kasper Ravnsgaard

Bar Manager



Tanya Schurter Deutschbein,

Head of Finance


Marie Skaaning 

Head of Fundraising



Rune Bech 

Founder & CEO


Rune initiated the opening of Montmartre in 2010 and has been overall responsible for the venue since. He's a former foreign correspondent (Eastern Europe and London) with the national daily Politiken, a tv-reporter at the foreign desk of TV 2 Nyhederne, and a serial entrepreneur behind e-health companies like and Liva Healthcare. For six years he was also Digital Director of the public service broadcaster TV 2. He initiated the re-opening of Montmartre as a passion project in November 2009 with the first concert going live in May 2010.



Duty Managers and Producers

Zakaria Hameed

Duty Manager
(Responsible for ticket sales and customer service)

Nicolas Larsen Villamil

Duty Manager
(Responsible for social media and marketing)

Mikkel Nielsen

Duty Manager
(Responsible for venue and volunteers)

Mathæus Bech

Duty Manager



Frederik Bjerregaard-Nielsen

Duty Manager




  • Kasper Ravnsgaard, bar manager
  • Ilsebil Iwan, bar tender
  • Astrid Krogh Fischer, bar tender
  • Eva Nina Wandall, bar tender
  • Simon MacGregor Haar Mønsted, bar tender
  • Casper T. Hauskov, bar tender



  • Cassandra Øst
  • Christina Bruun
  • Dan Henning Jensen
  • Daniel A. Ackermann
  • Eva Rehling
  • Eva Nina Wandall
  • Klara Trane
  • Kåre Videbæk Christensen
  • Louise Henriksen
  • Mads Wædegaard
  • Maja Pyndt
  • Morten Westh
  • Solveig Jensen
  • Steen Skole
  • Susanne Chang


Want to join us as a volunteer?

How about joining the team of students volunteering 1-2 nights a month at Jazzhus Montmartre assisting visiting artists and guests?

We are looking for young jazz lovers who would like to be part of the Montmartre family. Montmartre is mainly run by volunteers. We make sure that our guests and artists have a great time. As we are a non-profit organisation running on a shoe string budget, we can not pay a traditional salary. However we offer great experiences in the coolest jazz club in Copenhagen plus a generous voucher for the bar when you are on duty.

And most importantly; you get to meet some of the world's best jazz artists and hear some of the greatest jazz on the globe.

You must be able to commit at least two concert nights per month and love to be around other people. If you are interested in hearing more please send a mail with information about yourself to

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