NIELS RYDE, BASSIST, COMPOSER, STUDIO MUSICIAN; ARRANGER & EDUCATER

WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE WITH UPDATES ON MY WORK IN 2017

MUSIC IS THE HEALING POWER OF THE UNIVERSE....

MY BANDS

NIELS RYDE TRIO FEAT BEN MONDER(US) : GUITAR & MORTEN HÆSUM : Dr...

NIELS RYDE A NIGHT OUT FEAT :
NIELS RYDE ; BASS
BJARNE ROUPE(S) : GUITAR
THOMAS AGERGAARD: SAX
MORTEN HÆSUM : DRUMS.
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LATEGREEN FEAT :
JACOB BROHOLM : piano/Keys
NIELS RYDE : Red Precision Bass
NIKOLAJ BUNVIG : Drums.
NEW ALBUM : RIOT ON ITUNES/GATEWAY MUSIC.
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TRIO CLINICS 2017
FEAT : NIELS RYDE : BASS.
MIKKEL NORDSØ : GUITARS
KLAUS MENZER : DRUMS.
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Also playing with "A LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE"
THE BAND : :
THUNE HOLM : LEAD VOCAL
STINE BOLDING : KOR
HENRIETTE BUK : KOR
NIELS RYDE : BAS. EFFEKTER
STEEN RAAHAUGE : PERC
KÅRE LINNEKVIST : PIANO,HARMONIKA, GUITAR
PETER HELLESØ : SAX; PERC
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Playing with GREAT DANE BIG BAND (CHP)

Niels Ryde just played 7 months contract in Carribien on a Cruis Ship..

”Niels Ryde is an exellent bassplayer with solid time and technique. He has performed all headliner shows, produktion shows, big band sets and jazz sets at and above Orchestra musician standard. Niels easely navigates though generes demanden of him such as Tango, Rumba, Swing, Smooth Jazz, Funk, Latin, Pop, Rock, Big Band ect. Niels has a firm understanding of his role in providing high quality performance to the band at all time and a great team player and solist, who makes the band sounds great. Niels offen demonstrats his passion and his own touch to the songs he perform with the Orchestra on daly basis.” Lubo Hajossy MD Musical Director , Royal Carribian Cruises..2017

" I originally met Nils at Vallekilde a few years ago and was very impressed with his playing and talent.Nils Ryde is a wonderful composer and bass player. I find his compositions so much fun to play on. I think his writing is unique,melodic, and very interesting harmonically. He is also a great bassist as is evident on this recording by his fantastic soloing and great rhythmic support. Lew Soloff/US

”Niels Ryde is not just an innovative and sensitive modern player. He is also a marvelous and unique composer. With brains and heart to spare, Niels takes full advantage of the color palate---taking us on fantastic new journeys which still follow the trajectory of tradition. He is a very special player." - Kurt Elling, vocalist & Blue Note Artist.

“ Niels Ryde er en af de bedste el. jazz bassister i vore tid.” Jazz Special

"Among the leading jazz musicians in Europe." - Daily Mirror.

Bassplayer/Composer Niels Ryde entered the danish jazzscene in the mid eighties with a new personal sound and aproace on the bass, he soon became a member of different jazz/funk groups, and started his own group in 88. Since then he have been a most sought after musician on the Danish as well as the International Jazz scene. He´s a leader of 9 CD´s. Niels does concerts, clinics and workshops throughout World.

Ryde has performed in : Us, Brazil, Marocco, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, England, Scotland, Russia, The Baltic States, Island & Scandinavia

Played & toured with musicians like : The late: Lew Soloff(US), Wolfgang Muthspiel(Au), Ben Monder(us), Bill McHenry(US),Misja Fitzgreald Michel(F), Orazio Maugeri(It), Siggi Flossason(is), Katrine Madsen(DK), Heine Hansen(DK)Helle Hansen(DK),Doug Raney(US), Krister Jönsson(S), Basiru Suso(mali), Pierre Dørge(DK), Aya Solomon(Ghana),Simon Spang Hansen(DK), Jacob Broholm(DK), Nikolaj Bundvig(DK),The late John Tchicai(US),Butch Lacy(US), James Loveless Funk Band(US/DK), Amancio De Silvar/Matt Lester Quintet(GB) Marc Bernstein(US), Uffe Steen Jensen, Carsten Dahl, Anders Mogensen, Søren Bebe, Thor Madsen, Morten Grønvad, Thomas Agergaard, Mette Pedersen, Kasper Tranberg, Jacop Dinesen, Sko & Torp, Christoffer Møller, Niels Vincentz, Jesper Lovedale og Thomas Frank amomg others.

REMEMBER LIFE IS GOOD - JAZZ & LOVE :-))