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Brink, Bert van den

Bert's Bytes

  • Type CD
  • Label Challenge Jazz
  • UPC 0608917014228
  • Catalog number CHR 70142
  • Release date 10 May 2007
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About the album

In 2002 Bert van den Brink started putting small piano fragments on his website. Initiallly with an educational purpose: to take a certain musical idea, explain it a bit and then improvise on it. The positive feedback led to a regular output of these musical miniatures, experiments, thoughts, studies in colour, in short the creation of 'some nice and interesting music', improvising around certain standards as well as his own compositions, finally resulting in a weekly production of a new 'Byte'. Instead of just putting a collection of these on cd, Bert preferred to to go into a good studio, and recreate on a great instrument in one or two days of concentrated work these 'Bytes' in a more coherent way in an intimate and direct recording. This took place on the 11th and 12th of September 2006 on a Fazioli grand piano, loved by Bert for its distinct character. A choice was made from various takes, but within no editing was done.

Harmonica player Jan Verwey in his own radioshow on Concertzender


image Our 'own' harmonica player Jan Verwey is busy not only with playing but he also has a jazz radioshow two times a month on Concertzender, called “HOLLAND JAZZ”. It can be heard live on the cable every 1st and 3rd tuesday of the month, and also on demand, via the website of Concertzender, at any time you want.Jan programs his own show and the last edition was about three Dutch ...

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