Jasper Blom saxophone
Jasper Blom (1965) is a leading tenor and soprano saxophonist of the young Dutch jazzgeneration and one of the most versatile players in the Benelux.
He studied a.o. with Dave Liebman, Bob Brookmeyer, Herb Geller and Joe Lovano and has performed with Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, Nat Adderley, Bob Brookmeyer, George Duke, Randy Crawford, David Liebman, Conrad Herwig and many other international reknowned artists.
Twice he has won the European Jazz Award and he has played at major jazzfestivals in Europe, Asia, the Caribic and Canada and in clubs throughout Europe and the States. He has received compositions assignments from the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Jazz International Rotterdam FestivalAs a leader he has recorded five CDs with material ranging from energetic hardbop to free open improvised music.Jasper Blom currently is active as a player and composer of bothcontemperary improvised music and jazz, can be heard regularly throughout the Netherlands and Europe as an active player in different musical settings and teaches jazzsaxophone at the conservatory of Amsterdam.
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