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Progstravaganza Questionnaire: Jofro Hema

Jofro Hema‘s Martin Hansen gave us his answers on the Progstravaganza Questionnaire.

How did you come to do what you do?

Played in a blue oyster cult copy band for 5 years, but wanted to make our own music.

What is your first musical memory?

My grandmom playing Louis Armstrong.

Where do you draw your inspiration from?

Listen to alot of different music, so no paticular band to draw from, Halford to Pagans Mind.

What message does the song on our Progstravaganza compilation carry?

Our singer is from Faroe Island and that is what the song is about.

Do you tend to follow any pre-defined patterns when composing a piece?

No pre-defined patterns.

What is your method of songwriting?

Usually one comes with a riff, and then we are jaming over it until we think it’s good.

How do you see your music evolving?

Our music is going in many different directions from hard rock to prog rock.

What advice would you give to other musicians, trying to make inspired music and get it out in the world?

Use the net to spread your music.

What are you looking forward to?

We will start working on a cd in a short while.



JOFRO-HEMA is a band on the danish rock scene. The instrumentation: Vocal, guitar, bass, keyboards and drums.
The lead singer is the Faroese “Fro”, whereas the others are from Denmark. All of the band members have many years of experience in rock music.

JOFRO-HEMA has these past few years written and rehearsed all new songs and are now ready to play them for the public.

JOFRO-HEMA plays progressive rock with many influences. These influesces come from all the members because they all participate in the creativite process of making music in the rehearsal studio.

JOFRO-HEMA is not affraid to challenge the audience with its compositions that “change direction” and surprise with untraditional rythms and chord lines.

JOFRO-HEMA is a pronounced live band that vil create great dynamics and big sound on the stage.