Gateshead Jazz 2020
Jasper Høiby's Planet B
Cancelled (Original date Saturday 21 March 2020) – Please bear with us during this unprecedented period. We will be in touch in due course about your tickets. Thank you for your patience and co-operation. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Copenhagen-born bassist Jasper Høiby created the trio Phronesis in 2005, he which has toured extensively in Europe and North America and won a myriad of awards including Jazz Album of the Year’ in Jazzwise and MOJO Magazines.
Høiby has become renowned the world over for his fearlessly expressive sound, charismatic stage presence and distinct compositional prowess.
2020 marks the launch and release of Høiby’s new European project, Jasper Høiby’s Planet B, featuring the talents of UK saxophonist Josh Arcoleo (Native Dancer, Jeff Williams) and French drummer Marc Michel (Alfio Origlio, Gilad Hekselman). This new adventure takes Høiby’s compositional skills into thrillingly uncharted territory, combining the dynamism and warmth of his acoustic tones with expansive soundscapes, samples of speech and atmospheres along with vertiginous loops.