Born: June 6, 1965
Jimmi Roger Pedersen is afreelance bass player, composer and teacher.
JRP studied double bass with Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (NHØP) at Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark. For more than 15 years Jimmi toured with legendary jazz pianist Horace Parlan and backed artists such as Benny Bailey, Al Grey and Lee Konitz. He has 100+ records to his credit including twosolo bass albums. Jimmi was nominated as best solo instrumentalist in The 2009 JPF Music Awards in Nashville, TN USA.
Jimmi Roger Pedersen performs often as a solo bassist playing originals or exquisite songs suitable for the solo concept. Over the years JRP has developed a technique based on a fluent mobile left hand moving accordinglyto the rhythm using 4 fingers when needed, and a right hand continuously using 3 fingers pizzicato....
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