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Reza Askari

Reza Askari is regarded as one of the most promising German talents on contrabass. Born in Fulda in 1986, Askari first played the electric bass and then switched to contrabass later. He is currently studying at the Folkwang University of Essen under Robert Landfermann in the degree program Master Of Improvising Arts. Despite his young age, he has already played with big names such as Marc Ducret, Jiggs Wigham, Herb Geller, Benny Golson, Jeff Hamilton, Nicolas Simion, Florian Ross, Frederik Köster and Pablo Held.

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