About the album
A player's "prime directive", Dave Holland has decided, should be to spread joy while making creative music. His role model in this regard remains Duke Ellington, whose melodies were the lure to draw listeners deeper into the world of jazz interaction; so it is with the Holland Quintet. Prime Directive, the album, picks where the Grammy-nominated Points of View left off, and is the stronger for the addition of Chris Potter, widely regarded as one of the most exciting young saxophonists in North America.
14th of December: award ceremony of Buma Boy Edgarprijs winner Jeroen van Vliet
On Sunday the 14th of December 2014 pianist and composer Jeroen van Vliet will receive the Buma Boy Edgarprijs 2014, the most important award for jazz and improvised music. Besides receiving the award, which consists of € 12.500 and a sculpture by Jan Wolkers, he composed a special program with performances ...Read more
Van Baerle Trio 'CD of the Week'
This week on Dutch NPO Radio 4 the new CD of the Van Baerle Trio, 'Pianotrios' of Mendelssohn is CD of the Week. Maria Milstein, Hannes Minnaar and Gideon den Herder have blooming solo careers but with the trio put a strong mark on the pianotrio repertoire! They won an Edison ...Read more