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Copenhagen OPERA HOUSE

Ekvipagemestervej 10 • DK-1438 Copenhagen K

Jazz & Impro Competition


Bo StiefJimmi Roger PedersenWelcome to the Jazz & Impro Competition 16th of August 2012, 16:00-18:00 in Jazzhus Montmartre.

The BASS2012 Jazz & Impro Competition asks young bass players to present their own music. To be a driving creative force for the music and exhibit their craft to the highest degree. One of the pieces they play should be based on a song of Carl Nielsen, the other one is completely free choice. They may play solo or in duo with Ole Kock Hansen. For the audience it will be a rare chance to hear the newest trends and possibilities in jazz bass playing.


Age - for bass players born after January 1, 1982

Deadline for application: CLOSED

Bo Stief & Jimmi Roger Pedersen, head of committee


Improvising bass players, born from 1982-, perform on the famous jazz stage at Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen accompanied by legendary pianist Ole Kock Hansen.

Besides the mentioned names below the committee consists of the audience at Jazzhus Montmartre.

Prizes and awards
  • An Jazz & Impro Competition participant is chosen by the audience to present BASS2014 in the United States - together with a Jazz Competition participant. The tour goes over four days in Spring 2013 and contains visits at jazz clubs and educational institutions - sponsored by Upton Bass.
  • Three honorable mentions are given by the committee: Artistic -, Technical - and a NHØP (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen) mention
  • All participants are assigned a certificate containing remarkable properties.
  • All participants will get a high quality video of their performance.
  • Each participant will get a new set of bass strings drawn by lots - sponsored by
    Thomastik PIRASTRO D'Addario Strings
    Thomastik PIRASTRO D'Addario
Members of the committee

Bo Stief, head (DK) - bassist, Academy of Music of Southern Denmark
Jimmi Roger Pedersen
, head (DK) - bassist, freelancer
Prof. Tom Knific (US) - bassist, Western Michigan University
Ole Kock Hansen
(DK) - pianist, composer and arranger
Audience - at Jazzhus Montmartre

  • CONDITIONS (Jazz) and CONDITIONS (Impro) - read the conditions for participating/registration.
  • BASSEUROPE - to fill out the application below you will need a 1-year Membership number 20 € (students 10 €)
  • MUSIC - 12 Songs by CARL NIELSEN for Two Basses

We would also like you to join BASS2012 highlights - read more about Parade/Concert in Tivoli and the live installation/concert the Battle of Copenhagen

Your application as Jazz & Impro Competition costs 90 € (40 € for a Full-week Pass + 50 € for the Impro Competition) and covers BASS2012 COPENHAGEN entrance 14th-19th of August inclusive all recitals, master classes, seminars etc. at our main venue.

Thomastik bassico


Upton Bass String Instrument Corporation

Become a member of BASSEUROPE

European Society of Bassists


Next European bass convention


After week

  • Last Newsletter: Read BASS2012 COPENHAGEN latest newsletter
  • Galleries: Enjoy photos/videos from BASS2012 COPENHAGEN
  • Competitions: List of all BASS2012 competition winners and mentions

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