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Efraim Schulz-Wackerbarth

Efraim Schulz-Wackerbarth is an Australian born German jazz drummer based in Amsterdam. His versatility, sensitivity to style, tight ensemble playing and improvisational skills make him a sought after player with instrumentalists and singers alike and have led him to collaborate with musicians from around the globe. His debut album "Between Two Worlds" was released in March 2024 on Zennez Records. In 2022 Efraim recorded and performed with Saxophone player Iman Spargaaren's album "Sly Fly". As a member of the band surrounding singer-songwriter Carly E. he recorded and performed her album Timeless Thoughts in Holland in 2018/2019. 

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Bill Frisell Trio at Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht

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Bill Frisell Trio TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands November 14, 2023 Hearing Bill Frisell's Trio at Tivoli Vredenburg in Utrecht was a mesmerizing experience on a rainy night, transcending the ordinary boundaries of musical performance. The trio, comprising Bill Frisell at the helm, drummer Rudy Royston to his left, and bassist Thomas Morgan ...

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Eran Har Even

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Eran Har Even (born on April 22, 1983) is an Edison nominated Israeli guitarist, composer and music educator residing in Amsterdam. In 2012 Eran completed both his Bachelors and Masters degrees at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He is one of the most active figures of the Dutch jazz scene, recording and performing with some of the finest jazz musicians on the local and international circuits. These include prominent musicians such as Benny Golson, Terell Staford, David Friedman, Harmen Fraanje, Jamal Thomas, Joris Roelofs and Gilad Hekselman, to name a few. 

For a decade Eran has been a faculty member of the Conservatory of Amsterdam - teaching ear training, theory, guitar and coaching ensembles - training the next generation of aspiring Jazz and Pop musicians. Besides, Eran is a guest teacher in music schools and jazz-seminars around the world, while performing regularly in the most renowned venues and festivals.

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Hristo Goleminov

Hristo Goleminov (1997) is a saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Amsterdam (NL). His interests include free improvisation, researching composition in the 17th/18th centuries, dense contrapuntal writing, improvising/composing over poetry, and more.

He’s currently working together with BIMHUIS Productions (Amsterdam) as a Nieuwe-Maker, researching baroque music, improvisation and composition. His new octet debuted in June 2022 at the BIMHUIS, and an album is in the works.

He also shares a duo with Vera Morais (voice) focused on exploring the lines between poetry and improvisation. Their album 'Consider the Plums' was released in September 2022 under the Portuguese label Carimbo Porta-Jazz.

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New Book 'Inside Black' investigates the depth and true meaning of black through art, culture, science and human consciousness

New Book 'Inside Black' investigates the depth and true meaning of black through art, culture, science and human consciousness

Inside Black is a dynamic concept initiated by visual artist and poet Leslie Browne, and executed with writer, photographer Joan Gannij, which investigates the depth and true meaning of black through art, culture, science and human consciousness. The word “Black" has been loaded with associations throughout history, referring to race, class, the human shadow side, the unknown, and Black Holes. ...

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Suzan Veneman

Jazz trumpet player Suzan Veneman is quickly established her place on the scene, capturing audiences with her adventurous and soulful sound. After finishing her studies in the USA she has been fulfilling her role as successful musician and promising composer and arranger. Comfortable with many genres in of modern music, she can be seen playing with a wide variety of bands, including the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Beets New Jazz Orchestra, the Millennium Jazz Orchestra, Zack Lober’s NO FILL3R and her own ambitious projects ‘Zinder’ and the Suzan Veneman Sextet. 

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Mariza at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Concert Hall

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Mariza Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Netherlands April 20, 2022 When it comes to expressiveness, passion, technique, and sheer beauty of voice, probably there is no female singer today to equal Portuguese singer Mariza. It's rare to see a singer today who invests herself or himself so much during a single performance. Mariza is ...

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Teemu Kekkonen

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Finnish jazz pianist & composer Teemu Kekkonen is a rising star in the European scene. 

Thoughtfully crafted compositions, cinematic harmonies, captivating grooves and familiar melodies are the cornerstones of his music. As a musician Teemu is oriented towards a narrative style and strives to create musical adventures which evoke emotions and diverse moods. As the basis for his improvisations Teemu uses the thematic material of the piece at hand, sometimes transforming it to raw and rugged cacophony, at times to a calm and collected contemplation.

Following the release of his 2021 four-track EP “Trio Live at Bimhuis”, Teemu self-releases his debut album Here/There on September 16th 2022 with compatriots Mikael Saastamoinen (bass) and Roope Kantonen (drums). Behind the seven original pieces and the one cover tune are real-life stories from the past ten years. 

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Sanem Kalfa RefleX at Bimhuis

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A collection of photos from the Sanem Kalfa RefleX concert at Bimhuis in Amsterdam on March 4, 2022 featuring Sanem Kalfa, Fuensanta Mendez, Marta Warelis, Kamucan Yalcin, Sun-Mi Hong and Ilgen Arzik. It was an elegant performance by five distinctive female musicians/visual artists of great cultural diversity (Turkish, Polish, Mexican, and Korean background) from ...

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Viktor Haraszti

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Saxophonist and composer Viktor Haraszti (1972) was born in Hungary and lives in the Netherlands. He is also a multi- instrumentalist, producer and sound engineer. At the age of seven Viktor started playing the piano and at the age of eleven he chose the clarinet. In 1990 he obtained his diploma for clarinet at the Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest. Jazz influenced his musical life in the late 1980s, after he attended a Fats Domino concert in Budapest. In these turbulent 80s of the last century, Viktor also became passionate about Rock & Roll. This inspired him to focus on saxophone


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