Born March 4, 1973 in Bennekom (The Netherlands). Jasper Somsen studied Jazz u0026 Classical double bass at Utrecht and Amsterdam conservatories, The Netherlands. Jasper has performed with some of the most prestigious musicians in the (inter)national jazz scene. : Enrico Pieranunzi (Italy), Bert van den Brink (NL), John Engels (NL), Ferdinand Povel (NL), Yuri Honing (NL), Rita Reys (NL), Eric Vloeimans (NL), Maria Markesini (Greece), Nancy Marano (USA) and JD Walter (USA). He released the highly-acclaimed album “Dreams and Thoughts” with the Jasper Somsen Group.