- WOMEX 2013
- WOMEX 2009
- WOMEX 2008
Filip Jers started to study at the Jazz Department at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm in 2006 as the first harmonicaplayer ever and will have a Bachelor Degree in 2009. He plays both chromatic and diatonic harmonica. Filip has played different styles of music but mainly focuses on jazz and folk music. He plays in a lot of own and different musical projects with everything from jazzstandards, original music to free-improvisation.
He was granted the Junior Blues prize in Åmål, 2003 and won prizes in the “Musik Direkt” competition for young musicians in 2003 and 2004. Filip won the Danish Harmonica Championships in Odense 2004 and the next year he won two first prizes; Jazz and Folk/Blues/Rock/Country at the prestigious World Harmonica Championships in Trossingen, Germany 2005.
He has been playing around, mainly in Sweden since 2003, but also played in Norway, Estonia, Belgium, Croatia with different groups.