Mathias Heise Quadrillion

Instrument: Band/orchestra | Location: Copenhagen

Active since: 2012

Mathias Heise is one of very few jazz harmonica players in Denmark. He was only 8 years old when he first picked up the harmonica his parents had bought for him. He became fascinated by the instrument, which has followed him through thick and thin ever since, and he literally never goes anywhere without it.

Mathias Heise is very much inspired by the fusion genre, and in 2012 he founded his fusion band ‘Mathias Heise Quadrillion’ with equally talented peers: Mads Christiansen (electric guitar), David Vang (bass guitar), Aksel Stadel Borum (drums), and Mathias himself on chromatic harmonica and keyboards.

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“An ejection of fresh oxygen to the fusion genre”.

“Grab Mathias Heise before he goes to NY to become a star”.

“The band is playing impressively tight”.

“A shining star in the fusion sky”. ____

Rob Mallows (London Jazz News) reviewed MHQ's album launch show at The Spice of Life London, July 2017:

“Showcasing their sophomore release ‘Decadence’, Denmark’s MHQ demonstrated why this band is ripe for solid musical growth over the next few years in a crowded market place of ‘next big things’. Heise and co. demonstrated with their whip-crack group playing and high energy mix of funk, fusion, rock and jazz - what they’re calling FuRoJazz - that they can reach a broad base of jazz consumers

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