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Photographing dance using a FujiFilm

Sometimes I have the opportunity to take photos at a dance performance. Photographing dance is like Sports Photography at very low lights. An other side issue, depending on how loud the music is and if your placed between seated audience, you have to operate unnoticed. I have photographed some Flamenco Dance and Classical Indian Dance. […]

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Festival Music Meeting 2013 Photos

Music Meeting 2013 offers, besides a considerable number of concerts, a variety of interviews, acoustic sessions, master classes, workshops and workshop bands with festival artists. Visitors are also able to visit movies, crossover-projects and activities for children during the three days in the park. The wilful program is the beating heart of our festival, including […]

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REIJSEGER – FRAANJE – SYLLA: DOWN DEEP

Gaudeamus Muziekweek – At Rasa Ernst Reijseger – Cello Mola Sylla – Vocals, M’bira, Xalam, Kongoma Harmen Fraanje – Piano   This trio creates personal music, evoking strong reactions of audiences. Like spirituals maybe, played by an atheist, a vegetarian and a mussel man.The musicians all contribute with original compositions. Their different backgrounds and individual vocabulary connect miraculously natural.Reijseger, Fraanje and […]

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Israel Galván at Flamenco Biennale IV by Photographer Maarten Mooijman

Israel Galván LA CURVA with: Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Bobote (rhythm and dance), Inés Bacan (vocal) ISRAEL GALVÁN, choreographer and bailaor at Flamenco Biennale IV – Rotterdamse Schouwburg Galván debuted in the Netherlands in a sold-out Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ during the 1st Dutch Flamenco Biennial in 2006 with Edad the Oro. In this show, he […]

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Flamenco dancer Marco Flores at Rasa by Maarten Mooijman

  Bron: Rasa Marco Flores brengt een indrukwekkende mengeling van feilloze techniek, een aangeboren gevoel voor het compás en pure elegantie op het podium. Hij laat zich zichtbaar inspireren door zijn muzikanten op zang, gitaar en palmas. Hij werd geboren in het Andalusische Arcos de la Frontera, waar hij grotendeels autodidact begon aan zijn ontwikkeling […]

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MMPicture op het Dutch Jazz World Meeting 2012

Geslaagde Dutch Jazz & World Meeting 2012 De tweede Dutch Jazz and World Meeting (DJWM), de grootste manifestatie van in Nederland geproduceerde jazz en wereldmuziek, was een groot succes. De DJWM richt zich primair op een publiek van buitenlandse professionals die de Nederlandse muziek naar het buitenland kunnen brengen, en is zo het meest effectieve […]

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Nancy Vieira at Rasa Music Utrecht

Two things immediately strike us when listening at Nancy’s music. The first is Nancy’s perfectly controlled, remarkably precise, highly distinctive voice, which has brought the young singer critical acclaim as “the finest voice in Cape Verde” among the new generation. The second is the wealth of musical styles that unfold against a background of meticulous […]

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Mahala Rai Banda at Rasa Utrecht

Mahala Rai Banda is a gypsy band based in Bucharest (Romania). It was formed by violinist and composer Aurel Ionitsa, who originally comes from a family of lautari from the village of Clejani. The band plays with an array of styles and genres. Romanian violins & accordions are combined with a brass section consisting of army brass band veterans and musicians […]

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Koby Israelite and Oren Marshall at Music Meeting

The artist in residence of the Music Meeting festival was Koby Israelite. I’m familiar with his music, because a couple of his cd’s are on John Zorn’s label Tzadik. Koby is a true, multi-genre master, combining his love of Rock, Classical, Jazz, World Music, Avant-Garde, and eastern European roots. He has produced a unique multi genre music […]

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Twee dagen fotograferen op festival Music Meeting

In het pinksterweekend was het leuke, relaxte festival Music Meeting in Nijmegen. Alweer de 28ste editie. Tot mijn spijt, was dit voor mij de eerste keer in het Brakkestein park. De programmering is hoofdzakelijk gericht op wereldmuziek en daardoor voor mij veel onbekende namen. Maar 2 projecten waren mij bekend. Koby Israelite (artist in residence) […]

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