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WISHING EVERYBODY A WONDERFUL & INSPIRATIONAL 2017!p1000113-kopie

20NOV 2016 middag: TOOTS THIELEMANS TRIBUTE
featuring Karel Boehlee & Tim Welvaars.
Een bijzondere middag geheel gewijd aan de onlangs overleden, wereldberoemde mondharmonica-speler Jean ‘Toots’ Thielemans. Met een all-star bezetting worden zijn favoriete composities uitgevoerd, waaronder Bluesette (Toots’ ‘pensioentje’), Dat Mistige Rooie Beest (uit de film ‘Turks Fruit’), Velas (compositie van Ivan Lins met Toots in de uitvoering van Quincy Jones) en nog veel meer!
Info & online tickets: www.jazzsocieteitwassenaar.nl
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20NOV 2016 avond: GALLOWAY BIGBAND LIVE
My pleasure! Na het ongetwijfeld gedenkwaardige middagconcert met de muziek van Toots Thielemans in Wassenaar speel ik ‘s avonds met de Amerikaanse trombonist T.S. Galloway en zijn bigband in De Nieuwe KHL te Amsterdam. CU there???galloway-big-band

The All American Evening Festival had a very successfull launch last 22SEP. Great Blues and on behalf of JSW a great line up with the likes of Frits Landesbergen, Baer Traa, Karel Boehlee, Marcel Schimscheimer and me, myself and I.
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Rick Margitza Group toured Holland in April 2016.
Margitza played with Miles Davis(!), Maynard Ferguson, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea, was guest soloist for WDR Bigband and Royal Concertgebouw Jazz Orchestra. 
Now back in Holland for a series of intimate quartet concerts. With Rick Margitza (tenor sax), Martijn van Iterson (guitar), Frans van der Hoeven (double bass), Franc auf dem Brinke (drums).
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TRIO BOEHLEE•DEJONG•BRINKE Available for concerts throughout 2016! With Karel Boehlee (piano, keys), Theo de Jong (bass), Franc auf dem Brinke (drums).
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22NOV 16h-JAZZ IN AALSMEER!
Coming Sunday Franc hosts a Jazzy Sunday Afternoon at Restaurant 8CHT Aalsmeer. Jazz & Funk originals & standards with a special guest: the amazing Tom Beek (sax). And with Karel Boehlee (keys) and Theo de Jong (bass). Great drinks & food, entrance free! See you there!

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Presenting Rogério Bicudo’s SAMBANOVO with Karel Boehlee & Theo de Jong
-check our dates!
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