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ARTICLE: RADIO

Konrad Koselleck Big Band with Chris Bajema Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam

Read "Konrad Koselleck Big Band with Chris Bajema Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam" reviewed by BIMHUIS

A podcast by radio and theatre maker Chris Bajema, a.k.a. The Man with the Microphone, is produced on stage, with a live soundtrack by the Konrad Koselleck Big Band.

Chris Bajema is the pioneer of podcasts in The Netherlands. After years of making documentaries and radio plays for broadcasting companies he finally took the ...

Mark Haanstra

Mark Haanstra is a versatile bass player based in the Netherlands. He started playing classical piano at an early age but switched to bass in his teens after hearing the music of James Brown. Soon after he started his studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he graduated cum laude in 1997. His recognizable sound, groove and flexibility make him a much sought after musician by artists, ensembles and orchestras in many genres. Last 10 years Mark recorded and played in over 30 countries with artists such as Oene van Geel, Yuri Honing, Simon Phillips, Terry Bozzio, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Theo Loevendie, Jam de la Crème, Windkracht 7, Ellen ten Damme, Tini Thomsen Max Sax (feat

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Batik: Headland

Read "Headland" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Batik may be a relatively new group but there's a natural chemistry in this debut recording that is the result of long years playing together in a variety of contexts. The genesis of the group dates back to Joost Lijbaart and Wolfert Brederode's duo collaborations, which began in 2005 and the pair are also part of ...