The Heist

Live Act Jazz
The Heist - Jazz Live Act in Copenhagen

The Heist Short Info

The Heist is a new fresh trio led collectively by pianist
Michael Heise, bassist Nils Bo Davidsen and drummer Jeppe
Gram.
The Heist is a breath of fresh air, since the material is new, and the trio's acoustic expression is mixed with electronics and vocals.
The Heist acts as an organic unit, with members crisscrossing have played together for
some 15 years and in just the time clearly marked on the Danish jazz scene. All three members contribute with compositions for this hybrid of a trio. The music covers a wide and various, ranging from Duke Ellington ballads to the latest developments within the rhythmic music. The Heist s' goal is to mix and combine musical expression from
a few tones of much sound from the lyrical attributed to the brutally harsh, from farm to sphere, from quiet to storm. If other words, the cover could The Heist music called jazz funky space.

For more information, photos and artwork contact
Solar Plexus Music. tel. +45 28406089

Bio:

Michael Heise: piano/orgel/devices !
As a bandleader he released four albums,
two of them have been awarded a prize by
the Danish Arts Foundation. Has performed
all over Denmark, Germany, Spain, North Africa
and the United States. Heise has
performed and recorded with Ritmo Caliente,
Kid Creole & the Coconuts,
Grupo Danzon, Jeff Ballard, Luther Thomas,
Eliel Lazo, Alexander Abreu,
Anders Berg Krantz, Ali M. Jackson, Omer
Avital, Charlie Haden and Larry Grenadier.
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Nils Davidsen: kontrabas/elbas/devices !
Has more than 20 years, appeared on the
Danish and international scenes. He has
played and recorded with musicians such as
John Tchicai, When Granny Sleeps, Carsten
Dahl, Cph. Art Ensemble, Jacob Anderskov,
Tim Berne, Dave Liebman, Marc Ducret,
Django Bates, Ray Anderson, Herb
Robertson, Richie Beirach, Adam Nussbaum,
Tom Rainey, Peter Brötzmann, Chris Speed,
Ian Bellamy, Sam Yahel, Bobby Previte and
Gary Thomas .
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Jeppe Gram: trommer/vokal !
Is a prolific composer and has written music
for its own publications: Gramski Beat,
"Uppsala Dream" and Grammofunch,
Beautiful Day and Banda Party. This led in
2009 to a badge of honor in the form of a
DMA statuette to Grammofunch the best
crossover release. Has performed and
recorded with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Benny
Golson, Steve Coleman, Palle Mikkelborg,
Sebastian, Chris Cheek, Steffen Brandt,
Poul Dissing, Chris Speed and Benny Andersen.

The Heist is a new fresh trio led collectively by pianist
Michael Heise, bassist Nils Bo Davidsen and drummer Jeppe
Gram.
The Heist is a breath of fresh air, since the material is new, and the trio's acoustic expression is mixed with electronics and vocals.
The Heist acts as an organic unit, with members crisscrossing have played together for
some 15 years and in just the time clearly marked on the Danish jazz scene. All three members contribute with compositions for this hybrid of a trio. The music covers a wide and various, ranging from Duke Ellington ballads to the latest developments within the rhythmic music. The Heist s' goal is to...

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  • Copenhagen DK