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EDISON AWARD 2020 for the album “Close To Me”: Maria Mendes feat. John Beasley & The Metropole Orkest. The arrangment of the famous fado “Asas Fechadas” is nominated for both the American GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Awards. 


LYNNE ARRIALE TRIO “CHIMES OF FREEDOM” (Challenge Records): Best rated albums 2020 at Downbeat Magazine and Jazz History Online. #8 and #34 (year best 2020) at the US JazzWeek Radio Charts. 


3.000.000+ streams at SPOTIFY: “SILK THREADS” (comp. Jasper Somsen). Album COMMON VIEW, Enrico Pieranunzi | Jasper Somsen | Jorge Rossy 


March/April ’21: Studio recordings with Supertramp saxophone player JOHN HELLIWELL. An instrumental quartet album, produced by Jasper for Challenge Records, with Dutch pianist Karel Boehlee and drummer Marcel Serierse. 


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JASPER SOMSEN endorses MARKBASS amplifiers

Headline and cover photos Jasper Somsen Trio: (c) 2016 Carlos Villarroel – New Arts International