Joris Teepe is a bassist from The Netherlands. Mr. Teepe came to New York in 1992 and quickly met many musicians and within a year recorded his first CD, co-led by Don Braden and featuring Cyrus Chestnut, Carl Allen and Tom Harrell. He is now a bassist in great demand and he has been working with the "who is who in Jazz" from Benny Golson to Randy Brecker to Rashied Ali. He has recorded 12 albums as a leader. He also established himself as a composer, record producer, educator (director of Jazz Studies at the Hanze University, instructor at the "Jazz For Teens" program at NJPAC) and bandleader. Joris has been a resident artist at the Litchfield Jazz Camp since 2006.