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Jesper Bodilsen

Bassist Jesper Bodilsen has a preeminent gift for choosing musical partners. For example, it was Jesper who released some of STUNT Records’ bestselling recordings to date: the two trio albums MI RITORNI IN MENTE (2003) and GLEDA (2005), where he plays with the extraordinary Italian pianist Stefano Bollani and drummer Morten Lund - a collaboration that continues with concerts around the world and releases on ECM. Now, Jesper Bodilsen has once again put together a trio in an international format, together with the 30-year-old Catalan Marco Mezquida, originally from Minorca - Spain’s new star pianist - who captivates everyone with his incredible touch and musical dexterity. On drums, the trio is completed by Martin Andersen, who for a number of years has been among Denmark’s greatest drummers, and is perhaps best known for his work in Pierre Dørge’s New Jungle Orchestra. Andersen and Bodilsen also originate from the same town in Denmark (Haslev), where they played together before their careers took off.

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Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic VIII
Stefano Bollani