amsterdam

JAH WOBBLE & BILL LASWELL

Bass: The Final Frontier  With Invaders of the Heart at Dekmantel Festival Amsterdam – Tolhuistuin    

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DAN WEISS STAREBABY at Bimhuis

   FEATURING CRAIG TABORN, MATT MITCHELL, BEN MONDER & TREVOR DUNN Dan Weiss (drums, compositions) Ben Monder (guitars) Trevor Dunn (electric bass) Craig Taborn (keyboards, piano) Matt Mitchell (keyboards, piano) Starebaby is the upshot of drummer/composer Dan Weiss’s long-running dream to bring together some of the most accomplished players on the jazz scene to play music that combines […]

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Living Colour – ‘Vivid’ 25th Anniversary

  Vernon Reid – guitar, vocals Corey Glover – lead vocal Will Calhoun – drums Doug Wimbish – bass, vocals Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984. Stylistically, the band’s music is a creative fusion influenced by free jazz, funk, hip hop, hard rock, and heavy metal. Their lyrics range from the personal to the political, in some of the latter […]

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Skip “Little Axe” McDonald

Skip has been the prime mover behind Little Axe since around 1992. Under a name inspired by Bob Marley’s Small Axe and gospel singer Willmer ‘Little Ax’ Broadnax, the debut album Wolf That House Built was a personal take on blues and dub, and was released to critical acclaim in 1994. This had followed a […]

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Marc Ribot Ceramic Dog at the Bimhuis

Marc Ribot Ceramic Dog at the Bimhuis Amsterdam, Netherlands 2013 1. chien de faience: expression: frozen with emotion, as in the perfectly still moment before a fight breaks out. 2. Ultimate kitsch object. 3. A free/punk/funk/experimental/psychedelic/post electronica collective, featuring Marc Ribot (cubanos postizos, john zorn, tom waits, etc etc), plus two of the best young players on […]

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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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Concert photo Maarten Mooijman at Volkskrant newspaper

This morning a great concert review of Medeski Martin and Wood by Tim Sprangers of the Volkskrant newspaper. Photos by Maarten Mooijman (MMPicture). My debut at the Dutch National Media.

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Henry Threadgill & ZOOID at Bimhuis

Henry Threadgill  – altsax/flute Liberty Ellman – guitar Stomu Takeishi – bass José Davila – trombone/tuba Elliot Kavee –  drums   At Bimhuis 2010 by jazz photographer mmpicture

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Erik Friedlander broken arm trio photos

In 1949 Oscar Pettiford broke his arm playing baseball. He could still move his fingers even though his arm was in a sling, so he began experimenting with a cello a friend had lent to him. He tuned the cello like a bass only an octave higher and later made history recording a series of […]

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2 Foot Yard at Bimhuis 2009

Carla Kihlstedt – violin / vocals Shahzad Ismaily – drums Marika Hughes – cello at Bimhuis AMsterdam 2009 by Maarten Mooijman (mmpicture)

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