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Double Bass and Composer

Email: j***@***.nl
 
Background

Employment History

  • Owner
    The Jasper Somsen Group
  • Double Bass and Composer
    The Jasper Somsen Group
  • Educator
    Conservatories of Amsterdam
  • Guest Teacher
    Conservatories of Amsterdam
  • Assistent Classic Double Bass Tutor
    Conservatories of Amsterdam
  • Trainer Coach FC Den Bosch C1

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Wageningen Bass Academy
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Dutch double bassist & composer Jasper Somsen (1973) studied Jazz and Classical double bass at the conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his career Jasper has performed with the crème de la crème of the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Enrico Pieranunzi , Bert van den Brink, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Rita Reys, Eric Vloeimans, Maria Markesini, Nancy Marano, JD Walter and singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman.
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Jasper can be heard at more than 17 CD and DVD productions. He performed in a.o. Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, Italy & Sardinia and Finland. Besides his career as a performer Jasper was appointed as a (guest) teacher at the conservatories in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht. He is the programmer of the foundation Jazz in Wageningen, at his hometown Wageningen (NL) and founder of the Wageningen Bass Academy.
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Jasper Somsen Jasper Somsen (1973, The Netherlands) studied Jazz and Classical double bass at the conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his career Jasper has performed with the top of the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Enrico Pieranunzi, Bert van den Brink , Cor Bakker, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Michiel Borstlap, Rita Reys, Eric Vloeimans, Frits Landesbergen, Maria Markesini, Nancy Marano, JD Walter and singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman.
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Besides a performer double bassist & composer Jasper Somsen is also a teacher since 1998, having a broad and profound experience in all ranges of (modern) western music: Classic, Jazz, Pop and Latin American music. He was appointed at several music schools in The Netherlands and was the assistent classic double bass tutor at the Conservatory of Amsterdam (2002 -2007), teaching young talents,the preliminary and minor courses. He was a guest teacher at the Jazz dept. of the Rotterdam Conservatory and gave several masterclasses at the conservatories in Utrecht and Alkmaar (The Netherlands).
Since 2006 he founded his own Bass Academy in Wageningen and Veenendaal: an independent bass teaching practice for the double bassists and bass guitarists (all styles, ages and levels).
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The 11 selections, nine by Somsen, one from Lochs, and a group improvisation ("Cala Luna"), cover a wide range of musical ground.
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Lochs (who occasionally recalls Kenny Wheeler), Zenker, and Junius all take thoughtful and meaningful solos, drummer Bast displays versatility, and Jasper Somsen makes every note count.
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JAZZ THING (Germany) From a musical perspective, Somsen and his group are a strong and varied team. They blend contemporary European Jazz, the American tradition and some detailed modern sounds into a warm and soul full music. Many European Jazz musicians are still inspired by their American role models. So does the (Jasper Somsen) Group.
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JAZZISM (Netherlands) Somsen his beautiful pieces are composed in an elegant postbop style.
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JAZZ PODIUM (Germany) With Bert Lochs on flugelhorn, Florian Zenker on guitar and electronics, Tilmar Junius on piano and Pieter Bast drums, Jasper Somsen created a flexible sounding quintet.
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The creative playing of the outstanding rhythm section Jasper Somsen / Pieter Bast and the moving sound of the trumpet / flugelhorn player Bert Lochs are the most striking characteristics of the sound of Jasper Somsen Group.
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Jasper Somsen proves to be varied composer - who wrote most of the compositions.
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"The Loss of Innocence" is mystic, the arco played double bass on "Lost & Found" develops in a tranquil Jazz Waltz, but the best signature by composer Jasper Somsen are his two solo double bass pieces "First Thing (in the morning)" en "Ocean of Wisdom". The simple answer to the question whether Somsen is a better composer then a bassist is: he is outstanding in both disciplines.
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There is no need for a vast imagination to feel and hear the southern, warm atmosphere of Sardegna (Sardinia) in the compositions by Jasper Somsen and Bert Lochs.
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Jasper Somsen (born 1973) recorded "The Music of Enrico Pieranunzi".
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Somsen's group features Bert Lochs on trumpet, Florian Zenker on guitar, Jeroen van Vliet on piano and Pieter Bast on drums.
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The best known composition of this album is titled: 'Mio Caro Dottor Gräsler' by Ennio Morricone, (re-)arranged by Pieranunzi and Somsen.
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Although the events, in the script, take place around 1900, Somsen takes out the music in a contemporary jazz mood, which features van Vliet and Zenker.
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Somsen shapes the music well and adds colors, which includes arco playing and bass solos.
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MPodia (The Netherlands) This is another sublime album by Somsen.
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Double bassist Jasper Somsen and his fellow band members perform this music with great sensitivity and respect.
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Once again the lyrical playing of Bert Lochs and the good solos by Florian Zenker and Jasper Somsen attract attention on 'Je Ne Sais Quoi'.
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The album ends with Jasper Somsen's composition 'The Middle Way', this track is recorded beautifully, clear, transparant and spacious.
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Somsen and his group put new live into this music, with a refreshing sound. Jasper Somsen: "When the music is really great, styles doesn't matter.
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Somsen and his top-band improvise abudantly, which makes the album fascinating untill the last second. Somsen's solos are strong, he is an reliable arco player (Dream Book!) and his accompaniments are well founded and subtle. Rating: ****
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Somsen leads his band beautifully, whilst being absorbed in his own bass playing. Like the rest of all band members, his highly creative and virtuoso bass soloing stands out.
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The rhythmsection, bassist Jasper Somsen and drummer Pieter Bast, are a solid harmonic and rhythmic unit.
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Jasper Somsen Jasper Somsen (1973, The Netherlands) studied Jazz and Classical double bass at the conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his career Jasper has performed with the top of the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Enrico Pieranunzi, Bert van den Brink , Cor Bakker, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Michiel Borstlap, Rita Reys, Eric Vloeimans, Frits Landesbergen, Maria Markesini, Nancy Marano, JD Walter and singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman.
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"Jasper Somsen Invites ..." (10 carte blanche concerts with the top of the Dutch Jazz scene).
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Duo CD recordings Jasper Somsen & Maurice Rugebregt.
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Jasper Somsen Jasper Somsen (1973, The Netherlands) studied Jazz and Classical double bass at the conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his career Jasper has performed with the top of the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Enrico Pieranunzi, Bert van den Brink , Cor Bakker, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Michiel Borstlap, Rita Reys, Eric Vloeimans, Frits Landesbergen, Maria Markesini, Nancy Marano, JD Walter and singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman.
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March 23 - Elst, Utrecht (NL): Jasper Somsen & Tilmar Junius feat. Ad Colen Jazz at the Livingroom | Time: 15:30 - 18:00 | Information & Tickets
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February 9 - Wageningen (NL): Jasper Somsen invites ... The Jasper Somsen Group Café Loburg | Time: 15:30 | Information & Tickets
February 2 - Muiden (NL): Jasper Somsen & Wolfgang Maiwald: SOLD OUT!
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January 12 - Wageningen (NL): Jasper Somsen invites ...
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December 8 - Amsterdam (NL): Thaïsa Olivia | Christian Doepke | Jasper Somsen
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December 1 - Amsterdam (NL): Thaïsa Olivia | Christian Doepke | Jasper Somsen
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November 24 - Amsterdam (NL): Thaïsa Olivia | Christian Doepke | Jasper Somsen
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November 17 - Amsterdam (NL): Jasper Somsen & Wolfgang Maiwald
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November 16 - Elst, Utrecht (NL): Jasper Somsen & Wolfgang Maiwald
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November 4 - Amsterdam (NL): Efraïm Trujillo | Christian Doepke | Jasper Somsen
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September 22 - Amsterdam (NL): Thaïsa Olivia | Christian Doepke | Jasper Somsen
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July 13 - Donori (Italy, Sardinia): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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July 11 - Cagliari (Italy, Sardinia): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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May 20 - Elst, Utrecht (NL): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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May 19 - The Hague (NL): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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May 18 - Amersfoort (NL): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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May 17 - The Hague (NL): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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May 16 - Arnhem (NL): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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April 14 - Arnhem (NL): Jasper Somsen & The Wageningen Symphony Orchestra
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April 7 - Amsterdam (NL): Jasper Somsen & The Wageningen Symphony Orchestra
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April 5 - Wageningen (NL): Jasper Somsen & The Wageningen Symphony Orchestra St. John Church (Bergstraat) | Time: 20:30 | Information & Tickets
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February 22 - Cagliari (Italy, Sardinia): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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February 21 - Cagliari (Italy, Sardinia): Jasper Somsen & Alessandro Di Liberto
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Jasper Somsen Jasper Somsen (1973, The Netherlands) studied Jazz and Classical double bass at the conservatories of Utrecht and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. During his career Jasper has performed with the top of the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Enrico Pieranunzi, Bert van den Brink , Cor Bakker, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Michiel Borstlap, Rita Reys, Eric Vloeimans, Frits Landesbergen, Maria Markesini, Nancy Marano, JD Walter and singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman.
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