Kurt Mortensen is a Danish multi musician and composer, who started playing violin in his early twenties. He was influenced by the danish world famous violinist Svend Asmussen.

He now has his own Hot Club Orchestra in Denmark, they perform in white tuxedos, just like the original famous Hot Club de France.

Fifteen years a go, he became passionate about playing gypsy swing, as played by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappeli. Through his interest and friendship with people in the Roma and Sinti community, he often visits France and Holland. Among other places he played at the Festival de Puce in the heart of Paris.