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Lisa Hoppe (*1988 near Bremen, Germany) is a double bassist, composer, improvisor, band-leader and educator. Her musical works contain a variety of genres and non-genres: Ranging between modern chamber music, free improvisation and avant-garde electro, she is always striving to put the melodic qualities of the double bass into contemporary context. She studied bass and composition in Bremen (GER) and Bern (CH) and currently divides her time between Brooklyn, New York City, and Hamburg, Germany.
As the co-leader of the collective trios Me&Mobi and Esche she has released various albums and is touring venues and festivals all over Europe, such as XJAZZ Berlin, Aarhus Jazz Festival, CCS Paris, Vortex London, Moods Zürich, Cully Jazz Festival.
In 2018 Lisa Hoppe formed her own project, the multi-national ensemble Third Reality (USA/ISR/GER), for which she is currently working on the debut release in summer 2019.
Furthermore she works and has worked with Rich Perry, Ryan Truesdell, Devin Grey, Tal Yahalom, David Leon, Gaya Feldheim Schorr, Louna Dekker Vargas, Aaron Edgcomb, Nick Dunston, Philipp Gropper, Bernhard Bamert, Daniel Weber, Phelan Burgoyne, Emanuele Maniscalco, Laura Schuler, Luzius Schuler, Philipp Schlotter, Fred Bürki and Marena Whitcher.
She received awards and scholarships from: Banff Centre For Arts And Creativity Scholarship (2018), Composition Grant of the Federal State of Lower Saxony (2017), Nominated with Me&Mobi for Jazz-Prize Bremen (2016), Finalist of ZKB-Jazz-Prize with Me&Mobi (2015), Scholarship of Siena Jazz (2012).
2017 – Master of Music – Pedagogy, Jazz Double Bass (University of Arts Bern, Switzerland)
2015 – Master of Music – Performance, Jazz Double Bass (University of Arts Bern, Switzerland)
2013 – Bachelor of Music – Jazz Double Bass (University of Arts Bern, Switzerland)
2011 – Vordiplom ME Jazz – Hochschule für Künste, Bremen, Germany