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Phronesis

Jasper Høiby (Denmark) - double bass; Ivo Neame (UK) - piano; Anton Eger (Sweden/Norway) - drums.

Scandinavian/British jazz trio Phronesis have the ability to excite, inspire and move people in a way that few bands are able to do. Formed in 2005 by Danish double-bass player Jasper Høiby, their charismatic live performances have captured the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide and prompted Jon Newey (Editor of Jazzwise Magazine) to describe them as “the most exciting and imaginative piano trio since EST”.

2015 “Ten years on the road, and Phronesis are established as one of the great trios. Three players, moving as one – head, heart and hands.” – London Jazz News. The trio began their tenth anniversary year with a 6-date Music Network tour of Ireland, followed by a spring tour in Germany and Switzerland. In May the trio performed their ‘Pitch Black’ project for a sold-out show at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, where Jazzwise described their “deep, almost uncanny empathy that stands them apart from any other piano trio in Europe.” In the summer, the band returned for the third time to the Canadian festival circuit, performing at Montreal and Vancouver Jazz Festivals. Following performances in Germany, Austria, the UK, Belgium, Luxembourg & the Ukraine in the autumn, the band recorded their sixth album at the renowned Abbey Road studios in London (due for release on Edition Records on 8th April 2016). In November the trio celebrated their tenth anniversary at Sendesaal Frankfurt and the London Jazz Festival with a special project, for which UK composer/arranger Julian Argüelles created innovative arrangements of the trio’s compositions for performances by the Frankfurt Radio Big Band alongside Phronesis.

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“One of the most exciting bands on the planet today” JAZZWISE

”Look out for Phronesis - they might change your life!” SEAN RAFFERTY ('IN TUNE' BBC RADIO 3)

“...the most electrifying experience to be had in British jazz” THE TELEGRAPH

“The most exciting and imaginative piano trio since EST” JON NEWEY (EDITOR JAZZWISE)

“Anyone who doubts there’s a UK jazz scene worth taking note of should listen to Phronesis, who are proof positive that we have bands that are worthy of jazz’s premier league right on our doorstep” BASS GUITAR MAGAZINE

“As the pile of talented and exciting piano trios continues to grow ever higher, it takes a very talented and exciting threesome to rise to the top and stay there

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Albums

Parallax
Parallax
Edition Records
2016
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Life To Everything
Life To Everything
Edition Records
2014
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Walking Dark
Walking Dark
Edition Records
2012
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Alive
Alive
Edition Records
2010
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Green Delay
Green Delay
Loop Records
2010
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Green Delay
Loop Records
2009
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