After five years of classical training the German/Nigerian drummer discovered jazz at the age of 14. Since then he’s been playing in projects related to improvisation. Between 2011 and 2013 he studied with Prof. Wolfgang Ekholt in Bremen. Since autumn 2013 he’s been a student at the Jazz Institute Berlin with Prof. John Hollenbeck as his main teacher. Lukas has an active role on the German jazz scene, and he’s collaborated with projects Europe-wide.
The swedish pianist Povel Widestrand has left a noticable footprint in the european jazz scene. After taking classical lessons, he went to music high school and since 2012 has lived in Berlin. Povel has won prizes for his compositions (SKAP’s composition prize) and has played with various ensembles from Umeå to Sri Lanka.
The Copenhagen born Bassist Mathias Jensen started early in music school and spent two years at Fridhems Folkhögskola in Sweden, an acclaimed school for improvised music. Since 2013 he has studied in Berlin with Prof. Greg Cohen as his main teacher. He is an in demand jazz musician and is very active in the Berlin jazz scene.