Update on touring

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Oh, and I didn’t update you for a while on the touring, so just to give you an idea: I can still be regularly found at the Bimhuis with the Konrad Koselleck Big Band (our steady gig there); we’ve been really busy touring Homme Fatale (Ratzke) around the world (taking it from Amsterdam to Berlin, […]

So many projects..

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Hello there! Glad you came to visit this site and see what’s going on. Let me give you an update of what’s happening: First of all I finished off some great events in the last couple of months – the North Sea Jazz Festival was amazing, super audience and still one of the best festivals […]

North Sea Jazz 2016

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I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be playing the North Sea Festival again, and it’s going to be something really special! First of all the whole concert will be a tribute to the late and great Boy Edgar, who had his own fabulous bigband a couple of decades ago in the Netherlands. His music […]

100 years Boy Edgar at the Bimhuis

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That’s gonna be a special concert! To celebrate the birth date of Boy Edgar a hundred years ago (the great dutch Big Band leader) we’ll play a tribute to the band with the Konrad Koselleck Big Band and the David Kweksilber Band. Edgar was very much know for his ability to create space in his […]

Electronics debut!

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On one of the recent Konrad Koselleck Bigband gigs at the Bimhuis I was asked to perform a piece that had to do with a barbershop (!). The thing was that the founding of the original Bimhuis started at that place in the seventies, when there was a cafe on that address. So we went […]

40 years Bimhuis w/ KKBB

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This year the Bimhuis celebrates it’s 40st birthday, and therefore we do a special concert with the Konrad Koselleck Bigband and journalist Botte Jellema on monday October 6. It’s gonna be about Amsterdam in the ’70, the history of the Bimhuis and the ideas and riots in society in those lively times.. Click on the […]

World War One Project

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This year it is exactly 100 years ago that Franz Ferdinand was killed in Sarajevo and World War I¬†started. Reason for Konrad Koselleck to do a memorial/reflectional concert about this war, about the effects of it later and the influence still today. With great storytelling by Vincent Bijlo, beautiful singing by the multi-talented Ellen ten […]

Ellen ten Damme @ the Concertgebouw

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A very special project is taking place this week. Ellen ten Damme wanted to record a cd with German repertoire¬†for a long time, and decided to do that in a very special way. She put together her ‘Magpie-Orchestra’, which is her band, with a horn section and a group of strings added, and she’s going […]