B/WITCH N MONK
NEW ALBUM WORK IN PROGRESS

In 2020 we can expect the new album of B/Witch ‘n’ Monk! This intriguing Anglo-Colombian duo have been described as "hardcore Kate Bush meets rebellious Andean Jethro Tull", creating what they call 'feral ethnopunk'.
Their instrumentation is a unique combination of; virtuosic Mauricio Velasierra on traditional flutes from the Andes, and pioneering soprano Heidi Heidelberg on vocals and electric guitar, producing music which The Guardian called "ingenious...you'll spend a while trying to classify them but they know how to write melodies". This new album is their musical definition of music Fluid Form; music which travels, like a river, through different forms with urgency and a determination not to create unnecessary repetition. 
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ttp://www.bitchnmonk.com/
MABASSA
BLENDS POP MUSIC WITH BRAZILIAN-AFRICAN VIBES


Mabassa is the portugese word for twin brother. They represents the musical connection between two musicians from different continents. Breno Viricimo moved from his home country Brazil to continue his musical career and met Nate Dizco. They had more in common than just playing the bass: writing songs and telling stories. The lyrics are in Portuguese and the music makes you wanna dance
www.mabassa.com

MINYESHU
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM DAA DEE

Last year Minyeshu released her album Daa Dee worldwide by the UK based label ARC Music.

Drawing from her cultural life experiences in Africa and Europe, Minyeshu has sculpted her signature tone – a hypnotic and modern hybrid of Ethiopian grooves and melodies, delicately mixed with Western instruments and styles.
Ethiopian Singer Minyeshu Shows Range and Thought on Colorful ‘Daa Dee’ (Popmatters USA)
Sehr schöner ExoticFunk (Westzeit)
Currently Minyeshu is working on a new album.
Follow Minyeshu on Facebook
For full press information go to ARCMusic

NEW ALBUM LILIAN VIEIRA GRUPO: CANTA SAMBA


Curieus for these new samba grooves? Please Listen here@ Spotify

www.lilianvieira.com

 

TOURDATES 2020 IZALINE CALISTER
MULTIMEDIA THEATRE TOUR HET EILAND VAN MIJN VADER

Het Eiland van mijn vader (The island of my father) by Izaline Calister and piano player, film-and theatremaker Thijs Borsten continues. It was Izaline’s wish to let the audience experience her motherland through her father’s eyes. Thijs did all the filming, interviews and the editing. The result is this beautiful hommage to the island Curaçao with stories from Izaline and her father. And with songs in Papiamentu, English, Dutch and Spanish.
Tourlist:
Jan 9 Theater Het Kielzog Hoogezand
Feb 7 Stadsschouwburg Utrecht
Feb 8 De Nieuwe Regentes, Den Haag
Feb 12 Theater Walhalla, Rotterdam
Feb 13 Beauforthuis Austerlitz
Feb 29 Zaantheater, Zaandam
May 10 Theater De Meervaart, Amsterdam
May 15 Schouwburg Hengelo
www.izalinecalister.com

OUT NOW! NEW ALBUM MIKE DEL FERRO TRIO
FEATURING DAVID LINX


The 5th album of Mike del Ferro in the series Songs inspired by wandering the globe for Challenge Records is OUT NOW worldwide!
For this album Mike joined forces with the Belgian vocalist David Linx. Listen here to the song Lifetimes such as these (compositions Mike del Ferro/lyrics David Linx)
On this album From one language to another David sings in 5 languages songs from all over the world accompanied by
Mike del Ferro (piano), Ruven Ruppik (percussion) and Jeroen Vierdag (bass)
www.mikedelferro.com

NEW CD TRIO IZALINE CALISTER & ED VERHOEFF, ANGELO VERPLOEGEN
LIVE AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW

Last year this all-star TRIO presented their album Live at the Concertgebouw at LantarenVenster in Rotterdam.
Izaline has been performing with guitarist Ed Verhoeff for more than 10 years. In their search for a third instrument to join them, they met trumpetplayer Angelo Verploegen with his intuitive and warm sound. Expect well-known songs of Izaline but also compositions from Ed and Angelo and jazzstandards which all sounds completely different played by this Trio.

SHOWCASE ALEXANDRA ALDEN
EUROSONIC, GRONINGEN

Thursday January 16 Alexandra & her musicians will play:
PLATOSONIC 18.20-18.40 @COFFEE COMPANY
EUROSONIC 20.45-21.00 @ GRAND THEATRE UP

Alexandra Alden (25) is a Maltese singersongwriter who is currently based in Rotterdam,where she recently obtained a degree in Jazz music. Since she became one of the judges in Malta’s biggest TVseries the X-factor she travels even more between Rotterdam and Malta. Next to the glamour and fame of TV, Alden follows a steady growing career as a singersongwriter. Her music is best described as a dreamy soundscape with a folk-feel inspired by the likes of Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, PJ Harvey and Bill Callahan. 
Last year her debut album Wild Honey & Thyme was released by M.A.R.S. records. Listen here 
http://alexaldenmusic.weebly.com/

 

MARK HAANSTRA & OENE VAN GEEL
SHAPES OF TIME


Mark Haanstra and Oene van Geel share a musical history of more than twenty years. A viola/bass guitar duo is perhaps a rare, but in this case obvious combination. Traversing eclectic music genres- jazz to classical, Indian to pop music- has led them to a original idiom. Equipped with only viola and a bass guitar, they have achieved an equally suprising contrast, with what is essentially the smallest band possible!
Their critically acclaimed CD Shapes of Time features special collaborations with visual artist Udo Prinsen and guitarist Raphael Vanoli.
LIVE:
April 25, De Spot, Middelburg
www.markoene.nl

 

TOMMY GOT WAXED
OCT 16 VILNIUS JAZZ FESTIVAL, LITHUANIA


 Tommy Moustache and Sheep Got Waxed zap through extremely diverse genres in an explosive new collaboration. Now Lithuania can finally enjoy a concert of this exciting collab between Rotterdam(NL) based group Tommy Moustache and Sheep Got Waxed from Lithuania.
For more information check Vilnius Jazz
http://www.tommymoustache.com/

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