On 15 October master pianist Peter Beets will lead the young New Jazz Orchestra together with Henk Meutgeert, former pianist of the Skymasters and currently conductor and arranger. On both sides of the pond Peter Beets is recognized as a phenomenal hard bop pianist and a ‘world class improviser’ (Downbeat). The former Edison winner has played with such celebrities as DeeDee Bridgewater, Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove and Johnny Griffin, and in New York he recorded albums with well-known American sideman. With Dutch jazz icons Benjamin Herman, Ruud Jacobs and Han Bennink he forms The Quartet.
Peter recommends the following concerts: