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. Recently released a new learning system for double bass 'theMELTconcept'. Jimmi was artistic director of the European bass congress BASS2012 COPENHAGEN, currently president of BASSEUROPE and chairman of Danish Bass Society. Jimmi lives near Copenhagen. More info at www.doublebass.dk.
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
Willing to teach