Jasper Blom Quartet / Artistic leader Stichting Jay Bee (Jay Bee foundation)
Jasper Blom (1965) is a pivotal tenor saxophonist of the Dutch jazz scene, head of jazz saxophone department of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and winner of the Boy Edgar Prize 2019, the most prestigious award for jazz and improvised music in the Netherlands. Blom has performed with Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, Nat Adderley, Bob Brookmeyer and many other jazz legends and is considered one of the most versatile players in the Benelux.
Blom has received numerous compositions assignments ao from North Sea Jazz Festival and the Jazz International Rotterdam Festival.
Jasper Blom leads a quartet that has been allowing him for the past 20 years to accommodate his wide range of stylistic influences. The JBQ features Monk award winning guitarist Jesse van Ruller and European star drummer Martijn Vink. Concert venues include North Sea Jazz Festival, BIMhuis Amsterdam, ELBjazz Hamburg, Bohemia Festival, Borusan House Istanbul, Trondheim Jazz Festival, Birdland Hamburg, Unterfahrt Munich etc…
- The Jasper Blom Quartet is looking for opportunities to play and is also available for workshops and clinics.