Peter Somuah

Peter Somuah is a gifted jazz trumpeter who honed his craft through relentless listening to his trumpet idols, Miles Davis and Roy Hargrove.

Somuah stands out with his warm and melancholic tone as well as his rhythmic agility, reflecting his artistic upbringing amidst the music styles of West Africa. He captivates his listeners and gets them grooving. In 2021, Somuah was awarded the Erasmus Jazz Award for young jazz artists, and in 2022, he won the prestigious Edison Jazz Award for his debut album "Outer Space."

In his compositions, Somuah explores the boundaries between jazz, funk, and traditional Ghanaian music, infused with a touch of electronic music.

He has already graced many stages with his music, including the North Sea Jazz Festival in 2022 and the ESNS 2023.