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Millennium Jazz Orchestra: Octopus

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Octopus, the tenth album released by the Millennium Jazz Orchestra in its nearly twenty-five years of impressive music-making in The Netherlands, is actually an eight-part suite by composer / arranger Joan Reinders devoted to one of the sea world's more fearsome and enigmatic creatures. The thematic essay spans the whole nine yards, from “Evolution" and “Environment" ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Bruut! Live At BIMHUIS Amsterdam

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From Nagasaki to Vlieland, BRUUT! has made people sweat, scream and, above all, dance. Raw Hammond sounds, hard grooves and sixties surf blend together into a danceable whole. The eye-catcher of the foursome is rising star alto saxophonist Maarten Hogenhuis, who has performed at the BIMHUIS in bands such as Krupa & The Genes and The ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Millennium Jazz Orchestra: Safety Zone

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With the release of its eighth album, Safety Zone, the Millennium Jazz Orchestra from the Netherlands marks its twenty-fifth year under the astute guidance of composer / arranger Joan Reinders who formed the band in 1989 and recorded for the first time two years later. As interesting as the orchestra's growth as a unit has been ...