Bass player Udo Pannekeet graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam. During his education he was part of the trio Isotope. In 2002 he started his own quintet Pitch Pine Project, featuring Martijn van Iterson, Tom Beek, Chris Strik en Rob van Bavel. The group got a lot of critical acclaim in the Netherlands as well as outside of it. Pitch Pine Project played at the North Sea Jazz Fetival twice, and in 2008 even performed with famous trumpet player Randy Brecker as a guest soloist. Afterwards Udo became a member of the Tim Langedijk Trio, featuring Hans van Oosterhout on the drums. He has been with them for over eight years now and they’ve released four CD’s, pianist Jasper van t’ Hof collaborating on the CD “November.” As sideman Udo has played with many formations. He co-produced projects like Tom Beek’s Bigtime and Bliss as well as Ingeborg Helder’s Light Works. Udo teaches at the conservatories in Tilburg, Haarlem and Enschede in the Netherlands.
Piet Visser six string basses.