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OCTOBER MEETING 2016

October Meeting 2016, an exciting three -day get-together of some of the leading young improvising musicians from the Dutch, Belgian, British, German and Norwegian scenes, based entirely on original productions. October Meeting is organized by Dutch Performing Arts and Bimhuis and will take place in the Amsterdam Bimhuis on October 7, 8 and 9 October.

Some twenty-five musicians will dream up and develop an exciting series of original pieces, some rehearsed in advance, others produced on the spot, with line ups ranging from large ensembles to duos or trios inspired by the spur and joy of the moment.

Bimhuis has a tradition of providing a platform for adventurous musical projects and its October Meeting serves as an engaging showcase for the lively international jazz and impro scene in the Netherlands, and will be an optimal occasion for musicians, concert presenters, promoters and other professionals in the field of adventurous music to connect.

PROGRAM FR OCT 7 

(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Set 1:
‘Bass clarinets, guitar & drums’ – Ziv
Taubenfeld (bass clarinet), Joris Roelofs (bass clarinet), Joachim
Badenhorst (bass clarinet), Onno Govaert (drums), Reinier Baas (guitar)
Rasmussen/Rave/Santos Silva/Draksler Quartet – Mette Rasmussen (sax), Ada Rave (sax), Susana Santos Silva (trumpet), Kaja Draksler (piano)
‘Musho’ – Sofia Jernberg (vocals), Alexander Hawkins (piano)
‘Cello’ – Susana Santos Silva (trumpet), Ziv Taubenfeld (bass clarinet), Olie Brice (bass)
Quartet: Susana Santos Silva (trumpet), Joachim Badenhorst (sax), Olie Brice (bass), Christian Lillinger (drums)

Intermission at bar

Set 2:
‘Drums’ – Gerri Jäger (drums), Onno Govaert (drums), Christian Lillinger (drums)
Duo: Reinier Baas (guitar), Alexander Hawkins (piano)
Duo: Morris Kliphuis (French horn), Raphael Vanoli (guitar)
Sextet:
Sofia Jernberg (vocals), Harald Austbø (cello), Susana Santos Silva
(trumpet), Ziv Taubenfeld (bass clarinet), Oscar Jan Hoogland (piano),
Petter Eldh (bass) – Composition: Ada Rave
‘Strings/drums/reeds’
– Mette Rasmussen (sax), Ada Rave (sax), Yedo Gibson (reeds), Harald
Austbø (cello), John Dikeman (sax), Jasper Stadhouders (guitar), Petter
Eldh (bass), Olie Brice (bass), Christian Lillinger (drums), Onno
Govaert (drums)
‘Practical Music’ – Jasper Stadhouders (guitar), Oscar Jan Hoogland (piano), Christian Lillinger (drums)

Session at bar stage:
‘O.J.’s Playhouse’
Jam session curated by Oscar Jan Hoogland, Alexander Hawkins, Olie Brice

Click here for short descriptions of participating musicians.

Read the blog of Vera Vingerhoeds on October Meeting 2016.

The Bimhuis restaurant is open prior to the concert from 6.00 till 8.00PM (reservations via 020-7882158). After the concert, the Bimhuis Café is open (free entrance).

There is a passe-partout available for € 45 for the three October Meeting concerts. Click here for the passe-partout.

IMPROVISED MUSIC – DAY 1
HARALD AUSTBØ, REINIER BAAS, JOACHIM BADENHORST, OLIE BRICE, JOHN DIKEMAN, KAJA DRAKSLER, PETTER ELDH, YEDO GIBSON, ONNO GOVAERT, ALEXANDER HAWKINS, OSCAR JAN HOOGLAND, GERRI JÄGER, SOFIA JERNBERG, MORRIS KLIPHUIS, CHRISTIAN LILLINGER,
Harald Austbø (NL) cello, Reinier Baas (NL) guitar, Joachim Badenhorst (BE) reeds, Olie Brice (GB) bass, John Dikeman (NL/US) tenor saxophone, Kaja Draksler (NL/SVN) piano, Petter Eldh (DE/SWE) bass, Yedo Gibson (PT/NL/BRA) reeds, Onno Govaert (NL) drums, Alexander Hawkins (GB) piano, Oscar Jan Hoogland (NL) piano, Gerri Jäger (NL/AT) drums, Sofia Jernberg (SWE) vocals, Morris Kliphuis (NL) horn, Christian Lillinger (DE) drums, Mette Rasmussen (NO/DK) alto saxophone, Ada Rave (NL/ARG) saxophones, Joris Roelofs (NL) reeds, Susana Santos Silva (PT) trompet, Jasper Stadhouders (NL) guitar, Ziv Taubenfeld (NL/ISR) bass clarinet, Raphael Vanoli , FR/DE) guitar