Jesper Riis, Oliver McEwan & Mark Chemnitz (DK)


Jesper Riis, Oliver McEwan & Mark Chemnitz (DK)

Jesper Riis (trp, flh), Mark Chemnitz (p, voc), Olver McEwan (b)

Trio jazz led by a colorful and temperamental trumpet player

Jesper Riis (b. 1969) is known as a trumpet player, composer, arranger, and conductor.

For almost 30 years, he has toured and recorded with numerous established names on the Danish and international music scene, where his colorful and temperamental trumpet playing has made him a much sought-after musician.

Jesper Riis graduated from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen in 1994. He spent the last year at the Conservatory at Florida International University. where he studied with the legendary Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.

From 1996 to 1998, he attended a two-year composer and arranger training course led by Bob Brookmeyer.

In November 2000, the CD CELLULAR - Jesper Riis' first solo performance was released. CELLULAR was nominated for a Danish Music Award the following year. In 2016, the duo album RECONNECT was released - the result of a reunion with New York-based Israeli pianist Alon Yavnai.


Summer jazz party at Klostertorvet
Café Smagløse & Bar Plata start their week-long festival with music and fun on Friday, July 10, in the city's most pleasant square. The square is set up in accordance with the COVID-19 rules, and we look forward to seeing you.

Through Saturday, July 18, our lovely guests will be able to hear outdoor concerts while enjoying beer, wine, food, and cocktails at the tables.

You can experience Erann DD, Uffe Steen, Frederikke Vedel, Jesper Riis, Tom McEwan, Simone Tang, Soul Glo, Nikolai Bøgelund, Johannes Mynster, HC Erbs, Oliver McEwan, Emil Otto, Mark Chemnitz, and many others.

Cold beer, music from the stage, and great vibes - a joyful celebration in the heart of Aarhus.

#byenshyggeligste # Århusihjertet #klostertorvet



15:30 - 18:30

Cover charge FREE


DK-8000 Aarhus C
(+45) 42 51 25 50


Café Smagløs
(+45) 42 51 25 50

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