JOHN HELLIWELL –  Saxophone & Clarinet
KAREL BOEHLEE – Piano & Keyboards

The famous British saxophone/clarinet player and Supertramp member John Helliwell and the Dutch renowned double bassist/composer/producer Jasper Somsen will head in to the studio for a brand new instrumental album. Carefully selected original and famous ballads will form the perfect repertoire for the warm, deep sound and lyrical phrasing which characterizes and connects both musicians. The lineup will be completed by the Dutch major league musicians Karel Boehlee (piano/keyboards) and Marcel Serierse (drums). The album will be recorded at the MotorMusic Studios, Mechelen Belgium, in January 2022. The release will be in the fall of 2022. The MM studio has been Jasper Somsen’s second home since 2016, where he recorded his highly praised Challenge Records albums, with pianists Enrico Pieranunzi, Jean-Michel Pilc and Lynne Arriale.

AVAILABLE WORLD WIDE for concerts and masterclasses in 2022 -2023

Album recordings: January 2022
Expected release: Fall 2022
Label: Challenge Records International

Dog and Pony Industries
Gille Amaral
Phone: +1 603 379 6602

PDF: Jasper Somsen-John Helliwell Quartet – Media info
PDF: Technical Rider

(c) photo Jasper Somsen: Arkady Mitnik