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Rogier Telderman Trio Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam

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Rogier Telderman is being praised for his lyrical, energetic piano playing. Alongside his trio, he leads an artist-in-residence series in Rotterdam for which he collaborates with renowned European musicians such as Thomas Strønen, Adam Baldych, Vincent Courtois and Binkbeats.

For this live performance at BIMHUIS, he presents a new album with his trio with ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rein Godefroy: It Will Come

Read "It Will Come" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Dutch pianist Rein Godefroy enters the crowded and talent-filled arena of the jazz piano trio with It Will Come. The music--on a first listen--seems to fit in the the European aesthetic of this form of musical expression with the opener, the disc's title tune, a gently laid down sound. The piano touch is supple, the bass/drums ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Michiel Stekelenburg 5: Layers

Read "Layers" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Dutch guitarist/composer Michiel Stekelenburg expands his group to a quintet for his second album as a leader. Joined by saxophonist Efraim Trujillo, pianist Jeroen Van Vliet, bassist Guus Bakker, and drummer Pascal Vermeer he presents a sharp set of contemporary jazz originals. The opener “024" begins with folk guitar strumming, a sound recalling Pat Metheny, clearly ...

Polder: Polder

Read "Polder" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Polder is a Dutch quintet, led by bassist and composer Guus Bakker. Bakker has been a professional musician since the mid-90s, with an extensive resumé as a sideman, so it's perhaps surprising that Polder is his debut as a bandleader and writer. His unhurried pace is rewarded by a varied and engaging collection of tunes.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Rogier Telderman Trio: Contours

Read "Contours" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The debut recording from Holland's Rogier Telderman Trio, Contours features nine of the pianist's original compositions. In partnership with Guus Bakker on bass and Tuur Moens on drums, Telderman has crafted an album notable for its varied musical and emotional range as well as for its excellent musicianship.

Telderman's writing is melodic and lyrical but ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Rogier Telderman Trio Presents Debut Album "Contours"

Rogier Telderman Trio Presents Debut Album "Contours"

Uplifting narrative music On December 2nd the Dutch Rogier Telderman Trio will present their debut album Contours. Apart from pianist and bandleader Rogier Telderman the trio comprises Guus Bakker on double bass and drummer Tuur Moens. The nine playful and uplifting cutting-edge tracks on the album have all been written by Telderman. The release will be followed by a tour ...