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 8 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.