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Challenge artists at North Sea Jazz 2016


We are ready to enjoy a new edition of the festival and so are our artists!

Tineke Postma
Last year she received the Boy Edgar Award and a tour followed. At North Sea she will play on the Friday with Jasper van 't Hof and on Sunday she plays in the Codarts Bigband, but also after the festival she will be a busy lady! Because more concerts will follow for instance in August: Jazz Middelheim and in the Concertgebouw withTutu Puoane and a concert at the Grachtenfestival of the Tineke Postma Quartet together with Alistar Payne! in the fall a tour will follow with her quartet featuring Frederik Köster.
Her concerts at North Sea Jazz:
- Tineke Postma and Jasper van 't Hof- Friday July 8 : Madeira 19.30-20.45 hours
- Codarts - Syrian - Royal Conservatory - Union Big Band
Sunday July 10: Missisippi, 15.00-16.00 hours

Lonnie Smith and the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw and Jan van Duikeren - JOC Big Band and Evolution

Hammond B3 legend Dr. Lonnie Smith plays together with Jan van Duikeren (trumpet)  and others in Evolution op Friday July 8 - Hudson, 23.30-00.45 hours
Op Saturday July 9 they're in the Big Band - Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw (JOC) : Hudson 17.15-18.30 hours

After the festival the short tour of Evolution continues abroad!
July 16 Stuttgart Jazz Festival (Germany)
July 18 New Morning, Parijs (France)
July 19 Nice Jazz Festival (France)
In the fall of 2016 we areexpection the vinyl-release of JvD4, the recent album of Jan van Duikeren on Challenge Records!

Yuri Honing - Acoustic Quartet
Two weeks ago Yuri Honing received the Edison 2016 Jazz Award for the album Desire and during the 2016 edition of this years NSJF we can hear that it is clear why the quartet has won this award! The quartet will not only play at NSJF, but will after that move on to Servia and in August China!
In the coming years there are plans of anew theatre production with and about Yuri Honing. We will keep you posted with news on this subject.
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet on NSJF: Sunday July 10 Madeira 18.45-20.00 hours

Fay Claassen
Singer Fay Classen had a high praised season with a succesful tour with the Beets Trio. She was nominated for an Edison Jazz Award and an Edison Audience Award with the album Live at the Concertgebouw. After her concert with the Beets Trio on North Sea Jazz Festival op Saturday July 9 in Madeira (23.30-00.45 hours) there will be a busy and great new touring season coming up for Fay!
In the summer there is first another big concert in the Concertgebouw on 12 augustus with the Beets Trio and then in the fall a new project wil start,also with a concert tour all around the country (The Netherlands) with pianist Cor Bakker and the classical pianist Ivo Janssen. This will be an interesting new territory to dive into for Fay Claassen!

VanBinsbergen Playstation
Gitarist and bandleader Corrie van Binsbergen was also nominated this year for the Edison Audience Award with her album Live. The band VanBInsbergen Playstation is an energetic all-star superband and when you hear them live or on CD you can hear the fireworks! The tour of the band started in May in Jazz in Duketown and ends here at North Sea Jazz on July 10 in Madeira om 22.00-23.15 hours.

See you at North Sea Jazz Festival 2016 in Rotterdam!


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