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Jan Van Duikeren’s JVD4

Dear John (vinyl)

  • Type LP 12inch
  • Label Challenge Records
  • UPC 0608917341928
  • Catalog number CR 73419
  • Release date 09 September 2016
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About the album

Music friends, that’s how trumpet player Jan van Duikeren puts his relationship to drummer John Engels. Inspired by their friendship, Jan started writing tunes for John and asked him for his favorite compositions to record. Their chemistry lead to the establishment of the quartet JvD4 in 2015 and to the recording of Dear John. Even before the recording of Dear john started in June 2015, the quartet was invited to play at Tokyo Jazz festival and some other Japanese venues. Both Jan and John love Jan. Jan performs in Japan almost every year, with Candy Dulfer, Trijntje Oosterhuis or Jazzinvaders. John, who turned 80 this year, experienced one of this career highlights in Japan in 1987, when he recorded a live record with Chet Baker.

Review of the day by Scott Yanow: JOC ft Jan van Duikeren - Scribblin'


image Trumpeter Jan van Duikeren, 37 years and based in Rotterdam. In his career thus far he has performed with a wide variety of artists, from James Carter to Candy Dulfer (who he has toured with for 15 years), the Four Tops to the Metropole Orchestra  An excellent improviser, he is showcased throughout Scribblin’ as both a trumpeter and a composer. The Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw under the direction of Henk ...

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