Caris Hermes (27) is a multi-award jazz bassist graduated from the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen. Supported by her mentor John Goldsby (WDR Big Band) and best connections in the german jazz scene, Caris has enjoyed a varied career as a performing artist and composer. Her debut EP “Human” was released in 2018 where she claimed a new role as a quartet bandleader at the sold out PENG-Festival in Essen. As a sidewoman, she currently performs 150 domestic and international shows per year.
Jazz@undesigned / Unit 52018
Sparda-Jazzaward / Charlotte Illinger2017
Haestens Jazzaward / Charlotte Illinger2016
Sparda-Jazzaward / Pascal Bartoszak Quartet
Finals Junger Deutsche Jazzpreis / Pascal Bartoszak Quartet2015
Three nominations Jazzpreis Folkwang2014
WDR Jazzpreis ® / Jjo NRW
Twice JugendJazzt NRW
DEW 21-Förderpreis / Whole Step Quintet2009-2013
Modern Jazz / Mainstream Jazz
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