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Born into a music loving family, Ellister van der Molen started out young at the special talent class of The Hague's Royal Conservatory. While initially starting as a classical player, through the years she has established herself as a leader and soloist in a wide array of musical genres. Her CD “Smalls NYC” got critical acclaim, leading to invitations for major venues such as the prestigous North Sea Jazz Festival. Currently Ellister is a co-leader of the succesful soulful Hammond jazz band RED, that’s releasing it’s second album November 2020. Her sound – especially on her beloved instrument the flugelhorn – is remarkably warm, her melodies lyrical
It is a strange feeling to write a piece about a jazz festival while the first band is on stage. I can hear Belmondo Quintet enchant their in-person audience from where I'm sitting, backstage in the production office of the Szczecin Opera Theater, where Europe's first international jazz festival of 2021 has just kicked off. From ...