Margriet Sjoerdsma ODELION

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After her successful A Tribute to Eva Cassidy, Dutch singer/composer Margriet Sjoerdsma returns to the theaters with ‘Northern Lights’. A three-month solo stay in Norway yielded a wealth of new songs, with themes that are as personal as they are universal: family, roots, compassion, letting go and, above all, forgiveness. The songs came to life in an overwhelming Scandinavian landscape, …

Artists in Lockdown | Adam Simmons (AUS)

We’re talking to Adam Simmons, Australian saxophonist, festival curator and a regular visitor of Amersfoort Jazz festival in The Netherlands, as an performing artist but also as a participant of World Jazz Conference. We ask him how and what he is doing, now the world is in lockdown due to COVID19. “I am so very disappointed not to be in …

Artists in Lockdown | Marco Mezquida (ESP)

Like many artists all around the world, Spanish pianist Marco Mezquida saw his concerts brutally cancelled due to the corona lockdown. “For sure I’m sad because of this very difficult moment,” says Mezquida, “it’s hard for so many people, for everybody. It’s incredible, like a nightmare…” The famous maestro briefs us from his home in Barcelona. “We are safe, we’re …