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Dutch Special

Jez Nelson presents a special edition of the programme exploring the rich avant-garde jazz scene of Holland, with performances from two of the most innovative and contrasting Dutch groups - Trio Braam/DeJoode/Vatcher and the Astronotes.

In a gig from London's Pizza Express jazz club, the trio led by pianist Michiel Braam and featuring the bass of Wilbert DeJoode and Michael Vatcher on drums perform with a distinctive and mischievous style.

The Astronotes - a large ensemble led by trombonist and composer Joost Buis - are heard in concert at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam's premier jazz spot, and use Buis's retro-tinged and irreverent tunes as a launchpad for far-reaching improvisations.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 30 May 2008 23:30

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