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Jimmi Roger Pedersen

Jimmi Roger Pedersen (JRP) is a professional freelance double bass player, composer and educator. JRP was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1965 and in 1986 he studied double bass with legendary Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (NHØP) at Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. Jimmi was nominated as best solo instrumentalist in The 2009 JPF Music Awards in Nashville, TN USA. Recieved multiple national grants over the years. Jimmi toured with jazz pianist Horace Parlan and backed artists such as Benny Bailey, Al Grey and Lee Konitz. He has 100+ records to his credit including two solo bass albums. Composed 100+ pieces including music for larger orchestras

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”Jimmi Roger Pedersen, who can be named as the most remarkable among younger bass players, once again showed empathy and exquisite sound”, and “Rare to hear a young bass player produce such a full and singing sound, delivered with body, soul and creativity”. Kjeld Frandsen, Berlingske Tidende

“JRP has international class - one clearly senses his distinguished feeling for theme and solo playing”. Lars Stentoft, Herning Folkeblad

“JRP is a brilliant bass player, and his playing is character sized by great concentration, and calm, but very energetic, appearance”. Bjarne Nielsen, Vendsyssel Tidende

“He has a physical presence in his playing” and “Powerful playing, sometimes on the edge of rough, with an unusually dark and singing sound”. Thorbjørn Sjøgren, Berlingske Tidende

“A solid bass player in the same sense as some Swedish bass players, for instance Anders Jormin” and “Particularly J

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Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Willing to teach

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