Jasper Somsen Invites ... Anton Goudsmit & Mete Erker

Thu 8 September 2016 - 20:30

Jasper Somsen Invites

In 2016 Jazz In Wageningen together with LoburgLive again will organize a series of Jazz concerts on Thursday evenings. Our own Jasper Somsen invites the best jazz musicians of the Netherlands on 7 Thursday evenings this year. Concerts will start ar 20:30 and entrance is free 

Jasper Somsen

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 some of the very best musicians at the (inter)national jazz scene, a.o.: Joey Calderazzo, Enrico Pieranunzi, Bob Sheppard, Justin Faulkner, André Ceccarelli, Gabriele Mirabassi, Bert van den Brink, Ramón Valle, Toon Roos, Karel Boehlee, John Engels, Ferdinand Povel, Yuri Honing, Eric Vloeimans and vocalists: Humphrey Campbell, Fay Claassen, Rita Reys, Nancy Marano and Lori Lieberman. 
The Jasper Somsen Group released two internationally highly acclaimed albums: "Dreams, Thoughts & Poetry" (The Music of Enrico Pieranunzi - 2010) and “Sardegna” (2013). Jasper can be heard at more than 20 CD and DVD productions

Anton Goudsmit

A musician as opinionated and passionate as Anton Goudsmit is rare. He became famous thanks to the success of the Eric Vloeimans Quartet (90s) and grew rapidly to become one of the icons of Dutch jazz. In 2009 he won the biggest Dutch jazz price: The Boy Edgar prize .

Mete Erker 

Mete Erker is one of the most original saxophone players in the Netherlands. He is known for his warm sound and strong drive. His expressive sound is characterized by a combination of raw energy and lyricism, inspired by the great jazz tenors of the '60s. Mete Erker played with international stars like Peter Erskine, David Liebman, Dudu Ndiaye Rose and Winston Mankunku, and stays for years along the top of the Dutch scene: Benjamin Herman, Jesse van Ruller, Eric Vloeimans, New Cool Collective, Zuco 103 and Beef. He is also the driving force behind Estafest !, Artvark Saxophone Quartet and he is the leader of the Mete Erker Trio.


DATE: Thursday September 8, 2016
TIME: 20:30


Jazz in WageningenTogether with the Foundation Jazz in Wageningen  LoburgLive wants to bring the best Dutch and international contemporary jazz and improvised music to Wageningen. Please check the site of  Foundation Jazz in Wageningen to find much more interesting Jazz performances in Wageningen.