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OTHER PROJECTS

AM.OK

Les Sheikhs Shikhats & B’net Chaabi

FREE ORLEANS REBEL BAND

NATIONAAL JEAUGD JAZZ ORKEST 2015-2016

JOKKE SCHREURS QUARTET/SEPTET

DAVID BOWDEN EUROPEAN QUARTET

Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest 2015/2016

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra is an orchestra that is reformed every two years. Together with the new musicians there is also every two year a new conductor. NYJO IV is led by artistic director, conductor, arranger and composer Martin Fondse. In 2016 they performed at places as Bimhuis, LantarenVenster and Amersfoort Jazz, worked together with the strings of the Metropole Orchestra and they did the muziekzomer with NJO and Steffen Schorn. This latter project was recorded for a live CD. In 2017 the NYJO played at the North Sea Jazz festival and again there was a collaboration with the NJO, this time conducted by Jules Buckley. This fusion of orchestras was called 'Jong Metropole' and it played at places as Grachtenfestival and Radio Kootwijk. At 19 September 2017 the NYJO IV won the award 'Zilveren Notenkraker': a recognition and an incentive prize for upcoming talent.

Bandeide

AM.OK is the Amsterdams Modern Orkest, a reflection of the current Dutch sound of jazz and beyond. Led by composer Tijn Wybenga. The widely acclaimed debut album Brainteaser (2021) was awarded ‘Best International Debut Album’ by the German Jazz Prize 2022.

TIJN WYBENGA - composer & conductor | ALISTAIR PAYNE - trumpet   |   KIKA SPRANGERS - sax   |   NABOU CLAERHOUT - trombone   |   FEDERICO CALCAGNO - bass clarinet | PABLO RODRIGUEZ - violin   |  YANNA PELSER - viola | GEORGE DUMITRIU - viola |  PAU SOLA - cello  | TEIS SEMEY - guitar | ALESSANDRO FONGARO - bass | JAMIE PEET - drums | DÁNIEL BOLBA - percussion

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