This weekend it’s North Sea Jazz Festival again: the largest indoor music festival in the world.
Saturday July 8 ESTAFESTwill play the Yenisei hall at 7.30PM. These four most eccentric improvisers in the Dutch music scene challenging each other in a mostly improvised musical dialogue.The concert will also be broadcasted by national TV3 and Radio 2.
Next to Zuco103 Lilian Vieira has her own LILIAN VIEIRA GRUPO . With these great musicians she brings her own soulfull interpretation of Brazilian Music.
In 2018 you can expect a new theatre tour: SAMBA FEVER but now you can already enjoy a preview with swinging Brazilian covers and also repertoire from their released CDs ‘Lilian Vieira’ and ‘Tanta Coisa’. Lilian Vieira Grupo= Lilian Vieira (lead vocals), Wiboud Burkens (keyboard), Marijn van der Linden (cavaquinho/guitar), Breno Viricimo (bas), Udo Demandt (drums)
May 6, DJS, Dordrecht
May 20, Dakota, Den Haag
Izaline is invited to join De Uitdaging (the challenge) together with Fado singer Magda Mendes. Accompanied by the ensemble of pianist Thijs Borsten, who is also the creative mind behind this concept, they will tour the Dutch theatres. Both singers will be challenged to sing each other repertoire. So this is you change to hear Izaline sing Fado songs!
For all dates go to http://deuitdaging.org/
Felicia van den End is a remarkable and diverse flute player. She distinguishes herself by her sound and timbre in combination with her choice of repertoire varying from classical till jazz and Latin-American music. Her love for the latter originates from her many travels about Latin America. Especially the main role of the flute in this music inspired her to make the album ‘Sonoro’ (Sony Masterworks).
On February 3 she will play De Doelen in Rotterdam with her Quartet.
Line up: Felicia van den End, flute- Marc Bischoff, piano-Mark de Jong, percussion-Marko Bonarius, double bas
Sunday January 22 you can enjoy ESTAFEST (Oene van Geel, Anton Goudsmit, Mete Erker, Jeroen van Vliet) in the Dutch TVshow VRIJE GELUIDEN (Free Sounds) on NPO1 10.30 am and in the afternoon they will play TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. They will present their new album Bayachrimae. The album is recorded in Budapest, Hungary and will be released by BMC Records in the Netherlands on January 27 (distribution NL by Music&Words).
On February 3 the album will be released in the rest of the world.
The album Italian Opera meets Jazz from Mike del Ferro with the Grammy Award winning Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley and featuring soprano Claron McFadden, has been nominated for an Edison Jazz/World, the Dutch version of the Grammy Award.
Please help them win and vote on the album here by clicking on the album. You will receive an email (in Dutch), please click on "Bevestig mijn stem" in the email and you are done. Thank you very much in advance!
Idiosyncratic, Rotterdam-based band Tommy Moustache just released their new album EGO (Berthold Records) and celebrated this at an packed CDLaunch Party, April 10-Kantine Walhalla, Rotterdam. In addition the German label Berthold Records invited them to play at their labelnight during Jazzahead, Bremen.
Exactly opposed to their debut album, this new album 'EGO' will be an almost megalomanic ode to themselves: full of daring improvisation, rock riffs, humour, mood swings, adventures and everything else these guys could come up with. Check their website for all tourdates!
This unique singer from Ethopia, based in the Netherlands formed a new band and recorded new songs (release to be announced).
During this Blue Note Sessions you can already enjoy her new music: hypnotic and modern hybrid of Ethopian grooves and melodies.
Showtime: 5pm Free Entrance!
Stadsfoyer, muziekgebouw Eindhoven
12 Points Festival brings the 12 brightest talents on the European Jazz scene right now, with a programma of music that is diverse, original and stimulating. Almost 500 acts applied to perform on this 11th edition of the festival and TOMMY MOUSTACHE is selected!
This year the festival takes place July 16-18 in Aarhus, Denmark, as a part of this vibrant city’s European Capital of Culture tenure. For more information and line up go to 12points Festival
May 19 Paradox Tilburg
Four wayward musicians of the Dutch jazz and improv scene have teamed up and formed Estafest: Viola player Oene van Geel, guitarist Anton Goudsmit, pianist Jeroen van Vliet and saxophonist Mete Erker.The result is cutting edge music, exciting, hilarious and breathtaking!
These fab4 recorded a new album 'Bayachrimae' which is just released by BMC Records-distribution NL by Music & Words.
June 14 CD Presentation, Opus Jazz Club, Budapest, Hungary
June 16 Jazz on the Waves, Klif 12, Texel
June 24 Roode Bioscoop, Amsterdam
For more dates go to www.estafest.com
The theatre show De Lulverhalen (translation: the cock stories) is a evening full of humour produced and developed by the Dutch/Surinam stand up comedian Howard Komproe. This time he will bring the Caribbean edition with Izaline Calister, Jetty Mathurin and Everon Jackson Hooi to Aruba and Curaçao. It’s not only about men and their willies but this time Jetty Mathurin and Izaline Calister bring new female perspectives to the masculine features.
For more information and tickets read here
April 7 Cas di Cultura, Aruba
April 8 Brakke Put Mei Mei, Curaçao
Mike del Ferro will play a duo improvisation concert with pianist Mike Boddé which is also known for his weekly guest appereance in TV program Podium Witteman.
March 10, Jurriaan zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam- Mike Kwadraat: Mike del Ferro & Mike Boddé
On Friday, 27 January, IFFR will celebrate the world première of Double Play, a film adaptation of the hit novel Dubbelspel [Double Play] by author Frank Martinus Arion from Curacao. The premiere will be attended by his Majesty the King. Afterwards, you will be treated to some fantastic live music featuring Izaline Calister.
Location: Oude Luxor, Rotterdam