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Jon Hemmersam

Jon Hemmersam, born and based in Denmark, is a world-renowned guitarist, musician, composer and improviser. He has worked with some of the greatest names in modern jazz and contemporary classical music. Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie. CD,s : “Sound-Spirits”, “ The Core-tet Project”, “Open Barrier”, Saxophonist David Liebman. CD,s : “Remembering the Future”, “Duende”, Singing Red”. Drummer Bob Moses. CD,s : “Remembering The Future”, “Duende”, “Jon Hemmersam Trio Live”, “Decorations”. Daf-virtuoso Asal Malekzadeh. CD,s: “In the Moment”, “Open Barrier” and a video (Youtube). “ Dance of Hands”. Iranian pianist Setareh Nafisi. Single(download). “Atash”. feat. Jon Hemmersam on drums. Violist Szilard Mezei, pianist Michael Jefry Stevens, guitarist Dom Minasi, and many more... Hemmersam has also released two books of his compositions: 12 Compositions, for small ensembles, and Danza è Spiritu, for larger ensembles, with the danish music-publishing company GUF.

David Liebman compared the talent of Jon Hemmersam with that of Miles Davis, stating that “ Jon is a free music pro, meaning he knows what he wants from the musicians in the textural arena,setting the stage in such a way that the musicians are pulled in a unified direction.. - much like Miles could”, Statement taken from the liner-notes for Jon Hemmersam,s “Singing Red” album.

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"Open Barrier", ...

Naxos World
2021

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"Atash", single...

Released independently, by Setareh Nafisi
2021

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"The Core-tet Project...

Naxos Classics
2018

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Singing Red,...

Konnex Records
2015

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