Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Pierre Courbois 5/4 Sextet



Pierre Courbois
@ jazzclub Porgy & Bess
Terneuzen
Netherlands

Winner of the VPRO Boy Edgar Prijs 2008
Pierre Courbois, drums
Toon de Gouw, trumpet
Jasper Blom, tenor- and sopranosaxophone
Jan Menu, baritonsaxophone
Willem Kühne, piano
Niko Langenhuijzen, bass


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Sunday, November 23, 2008

The Cave Singers


The Cave Singers

The Cave Singers
@ Crossing Border
The Hague
Netherlands

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Art- and Culture Award 2008


Award, originally uploaded by Eddy Westveer.


The young jazztrumpeter Rik Mol receives the Art- and Culture Award 2008 of Lions Club Vlissingen. The price contains a cheque to the amount of € 2.500 and a concert.
In October he also got the Stimulatingsprice 2008 for young talent of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.



Rik Mol’s
What’s on tonight
@ Cultuurwerf
Arsenaaltheater
Vlissingen
the Netherlands

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Sunday, November 16, 2008

James Taylor Quartet


James Taylor Quartet

James Taylor Quartet
@ ‘t Beest
Goes
the Netherlands

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Dan Weiss


Dan Weiss


Rudresh Mahanthappa Quartet

@ MuziekPodium Zeeland
Jazzcafé 't Schuttershof
Middelburg
the Netherlands

Fredo Corleone: I'm your older brother, Mike, and I was stepped over!
Michael Corleone: That's the way Pop wanted it.
Fredo Corleone: It ain't the way I wanted it! I can handle things! I'm smart! Not like everybody says... like dumb... I'm smart and I want respect!
Michael Corleone: That's not what Pop wanted..
Fredo Corleone: That's what I wanted!!

(from the Godfather II)


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Monday, November 10, 2008

Miriam Makeba, Mama Afrika died on stage

Miriam Makeba (March 4, 1932 - November 9, 2008)
was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer, also known as Mama Afrika.
Makeba was perfoming in Castel Volturno in the Province of Caserta, in the south of Italy, during an anti-maffiaconcert for Roberto Saviano, a writer who was threatened by the maffia to be killed. She died after the concert due to cardiac problems.
Miriam Makeba became famous as a jazzsinger in the fifties. Her worldhit Pata Pata came out in 1967. A year before she got a Grammy for a record that she made together with Harry Belafonte.
Makeba's full name is Zenzile Makeba Qgwashu Nguvama Yiketheli Nxgowa Bantana Balomzi Xa Ufun Ubajabulisa Ubaphekeli Mbiza Yotshwala Sithi Xa Saku Qgiba Ukutja Sithathe Izitsha Sizi Khabe Singama Lawu Singama Qgwashu Singama Nqamla Nqgithi. In keeping with tradition, her full name contains the first names of her male ancestors followed by a one- or two-word description of their character.

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