João Hasselberg

Double Bass/ Eletric Base

Born in Lisbon in the year 1986, he started his musical studies at home with a vast collection of his parents albums. He studies piano at the Academia de Amadores de Música de Évora, and later double bass at the Hot Clube de Portugal. In 2010 he finishes his studies at the Amsterdam Conservatory and returns to Porugal where he started to colaborate with Afonso Pais, João Paulo Estevees da Silva, Luísa Sobral, Júlio Resende, Salvador Sobral, Tiago Bettencourt, Bruno Santos, Paula Sousa, amongst others. He wins the awards Jovens Músicos in the year 2011.
He taught double bass at the school of jazz of Hot Clube between 2012 and 2017.He launched 4 solo álbuns : “Whatever It Is You’re Seeking, Won’t Come in the Form You’re Expecting” ; “Truth Has To Be Given In Riddles” ; “Dancing Our Way To Death” ; “From Order To Chaos”. He attended the prestigious Masters Degree Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen.