18/12/2018Going Dutch

Jazz promoters from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland visited the ZomerJazzFietsTour held at the countryside of Groningen, the Netherlands in August 2018. Dutch Performing Arts commissioned the Jazz Promotion Network to coordinate the focus programme Going Dutch in 2017 and 2018. The programme aims to support Dutch jazz musicians and/or groups to perform … Read More

Kapok in London Jazz News

11/12/2018Going Dutch

The unusually configured French horn/guitar/drums trio Kapok become the second group to tourfor Going Dutch, the project initiated by the Jazz Promotion Network and DutchPerforming Arts to introduce the Netherlands’ vibrant jazz scene to audiencesin the UK, this weekend coming. The band made waves across Europe when it wonthe European Jazz Competition Award in 2013. Rob … Read More

Susanne Moed in London Jazz News

11/12/2018Going Dutch

Over the next 14months, Dutch jazz musicians will be appearing at festivals and on tour in theUK, as part of an initiative instigated by Dutch Performing Arts (FondsPodiumkunsten). Susanne Moed, Programme Manager, spoke to Rob Adams about what will be happening: 

Zomer Jazz Fiets Tour

11/12/2018Going Dutch

In a barn on a farm in the countryside north-west of Groningen in the northern Netherlands the audience is sitting on hay bales listening to a rigorous investigation of Ornette Coleman’s Prime Time-era sturm und drang. In the same time slot two churches and another farm building are filled with the sound of  spontaneous creativity … Read More