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Artists

Jens Düppe

Instrument: 
drums
Ensembles: 
del Ferro - Vaganée Group

Biography

photo: Brian Stewart

German drummer Jens Düppe took his first piano lessons when still very young. Aged 10 he switched to drums. He studied first at the Weimar Conservatoire, then at the Amsterdam Conservatoire.

He was a member of the German Youth Orchestra for many years. In 2001 he received a grant to study in New York. Two years later, Albert Mangelsdorf took him into his German-French Jazz Ensemble and soon after also into the Mangelsdorf-Dauner Quintet.
More recent projects of his include SHREEFPUNK with trumpet player Matthias Schriefl and the Pascal Schumacher Quintet.

He has also played with the likes of Maria Schneider, Dave Liebman, Kenny Werner, Lee Konitz, Toots Thielemans, Bert Joris, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, ...

 

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