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Anton Goudsmit

Guitarist Anton Goudsmit is a much sought-after player who does amazing things with whatever music he is presented with or writes. In 2001 Anton formed the Ploctones to perform a series of his compositions commissioned by Dutch NPS Radio.
In 2004 a Goudsmit organized a live CD recording of the Ploctones at the Jazz op het Dak festival which was featured on VPRO television. Since then the Ploctones have emerged as a very creative and innovative group, capable of combining grooves and improvisation. Anton also performs internationally with the New Cool Collective as well as Eric Vloeimans’ Fugimundi trio (US tours in 2008 and 2010). Anton Goudsmit won the coveted Boy Edgar Prize in 2010 for his contribution and standing on the Dutch Jazz Scene.

Featured on

The Ploctones
Estafest - Goudsmit, Erker, van Geel & van Vliet
The Ploctones
Laetitia van Krieken Big Bang
Lewinsky Quartet


Ploctones cd presentation 050
Eric Vloeimans at DWDD
The Ploctones at The Hague Jazz 2008 / 3
The Ploctones at The Hague Jazz
Fugimundi interveiwed by Radio 6 on the North Sea Jazz Festival 2010