Palle Mikkelborg is definitely an excellent trumpeter who’s best-known stateside for his Aura collection, which Kilometers Davis recorded in 1984. Self-taught on trumpet, Mikkelborg began working expertly in 1960. He became a member of the Danish Radio Jazz Group in 1963 and led it during 1967-1972. Mikkelborg performed in the 1968 Newport Jazz Event inside a quintet and worked well over time with such players as Thomas Clausen, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Terje Rypdal, Abdullah Ibrahim, Jan Garbarek, George Russell, Dexter Gordon, Gil Evans, Karin Krog, and George Gruntz’s Concert Jazz Music group. He has documented as a innovator for Debut, Metronome, Sonet, Storyville, and ECM.