Bassist Henrik Jensen moved from Denmark to London in 1997 and is a graduate of the Royal Academy. He has toured the world from Tokyo to Moscow with various modern jazz projects and also as part of the band for close harmony group The Puppini Sisters. Henrik formed his quartet Followed By Thirteen in 2010, and the group are touring to coincide with the release of their third album. On front-line duties is trumpeter Rory Simmons, best known for his work with Jamie Cullum's band, in which he also plays guitar. Rory has also worked with Kyle Eastwood and is a highly regarded composer and producer. Pianist Esben Tjalve is also originally from Denmark, and leads his sextet Red Kite, which released their album Theory Of Colours in 2019 with an all-star cast including Jasper Hoiby of Phronesis. The group is completed by drummer Peter Ibbetson, who besides being one of London's first call jazz drummers is also a composer and producer who has performed with Rosie Lowe and Dave Okumu.
Henrik Jensen - double bass, Rory Simmons - trumpet, Esben Tjalve - piano, Peter Ibbetson - drums.