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: Pit Dahm

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Pit Dahm, born and raised in Luxembourg, is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer. After finishing classical as well as jazz studies in Luxembourg he moved to Amsterdam in 2010 to pursue further studies on the drums with Martijn Vink, Marcel Serierse, Lucas van Mervijk and Gerhard Jeltes amongst others. In 2012, he won the Prinses Christina Concours with the Floris Kappeyne Trio, and in 2015 the Dutch Jazz Competition as well as “The Records” of the Keep An Eye Foundation with Pol Belardi’s Urban Voyage.

He recently signed on the Slovak label Hevhetia Records.

 

: Pit Dahm Trio

The acoustic trio around drummer Pit Dahm (LU), together with Charley Rose (FR) on alto saxophone and Lennart Heyndels (BE) on the double bass, unites a special mix of composed and freely improvised music. Its innovating compositions are a clever display of a technique and organic jazz. Being fans of different styles of music ranging from classical music to heavy metal, the musicians manage to blend different emotions, feelings, thoughts and instincts into a coherent picture.

The Pit Dahm Trio recorded its first album Omicron, the result of their work in residence at Opderschmelz (LU) with the pianist Harmen Fraanje (NL). The album was released in 2016 on the Slovak label Hevhetia and has been presented for the first time to the audience at the Like a Jazz Machine Festival in Dudelange (LU).

Has played:

B-Flat Berlin, XJazz Festival (DE), Jazzolder (NL), Like a Jazz Machine, Luxembourg Jazz Meeting (LU), Jazz Dock Prague (CZ), Opus Jazz Club Budapest (HU), Têtes de Jazz Avignon (FR), Sunset Paris (FR), Jarasum International Jazz Festival (KR), DDC Jazz Club Beijing (CN), Wooden Box Café Shanghai (CN), 12on14 Jazz Club Warsaw (PL)

Title: Omicron - Pit Dahm Trio w/ Harmen Fraanje

Year: 2016

Label: Hevhetia Records

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