Mathias Heise’s current projects as well as projects he is a regular part of.
Please note: Most of Mathias Heise’s compositions that are performed in these projects are for sale as sheet music. Contact him for further information.
Mathias Heise Quadrillion (MHQ) has existed since 2014. They play a refreshingly unique fusion of funk, rock and jazz. MHQ has released three albums: Sudden Ascent in 2015, Decadence in 2018, and Quadrillion in 2022 – all on Giant Sheep Music.
Mathias Heise plays harmonica and keyboards as well as writes most of the material. His fellow band members are Mads Christiansen (guitar), David Vang (bass) and Aksel Stadel Borum (drums)
Mathias Heise Trio/Quartet/Quintet
The style is modern jazz, both original compositions by Mathias Heise and new interpretations of jazz classics – sometimes with special emphasis on harmonica great Toots Thielemans. Lineup varies.
Mathias Heise pays tribute to his great harmonica idol Toots Thielemans. It is a musical experience varying from solo harmonica to quartet jazz with compositions that in one way or the other relate to Toots Thielemans – seasoned with anecdotes from Toots’ career. A musical sight seeing through swing, bebop, samba, bossa, and pop – and of course some of Toots’ greatest hits!
Mathias Heise and guitarist extraordinaire Pelle von Bülow play standards as well as original compositions by Mathias Heise. The style is soul and jazz with one or two Danish classics thrown in.
This quartet builds a jazz connection across the Skagerrak between the flat fields of Denmark and the mountains of Norway. Four great musicians with different backgrounds meet to give their unique interscandinavian take on jazz standards as well as compositions by front man Mathias Heise.
From Denmark: Mathias Heise (harmonica) and Anders Mogensen (drums). From Norway: Steinar Raknes (bass) and Erlend Slettevoll (piano).
Jazz crooner and saxophone player Mads Mathias meets Mathias Heise on harmonica in this quintet playing a mix of great standards and original compositions. Around Christmas a special version of the band emerges to play jazzy Christmas songs and Christmassy jazz songs. Lineup varies.
Jazz meets classic. Mathias Heise teams up with internationally acclaimed accordion virtuoso Bjarke Mogensen in this highly innovative and unique duo. They play a mix of original compositions and classic pieces arranged for harmonica and accordion by the duo.