Gallowstreet Brassband

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Hard-hitting brass band Gallowstreet is back with their third album Our Dear Metropolis, an homage to the city and people of Amsterdam. With Our Dear Metropolis they ask the question “Who does the city belong to?” and punch back at the trend of over-tourism, locals pushed out by rising rents, and the privatization of public spaces in their home city. …

Saskia Laroo Band | Trumpets Around the World

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Amsterdam trumpet player Saskia Laroo does not only presents her new album ‘Trumpets Around The World’, she also celebrates three anniversaries. Laroo turns 40 “stage years”-old, has run Laroo Records for 25 years and the Saskia Laroo Band has existed for 25 years. She is known for her improvisational purity, music to which she’s given her own twist, flavoured with …

Hans Dulfer 8.0

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Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Hans Dulfer began to play at age 17, He has been referred to as “Big boy” because of his album of the same name. He has performed a considerable amount of cross-over jazz, funk, punk and rock fusion music. He worked with illustrious Dutch performers such as Clous van Mechelen, Herbert Noord, Frank Wright, Cees …

Shirma’s Soul Session

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The musical journey of Shirma started as backing vocal for artists like Chaka Khan, Michael Bolton, Alain Clark, Candy Dulfer, Henny Vrienten and Anouk. Shirma has released four albums and her third album ‘Shout It Out Loud’, was awarded in 2015 with the Edison Jazzism Audience Award. In 2017 Shirma Rouse celebrated the 75th birthday of Aretha Franklin with ‘The Queen …