CD Review De Nieuwe Muze

Wagner en Chopin for big band DNM 6, 2020by Klaas Koopman The Netherlands is one great big band richer: The Peter Beets & Henk Meutgeert New Jazz Orchestra. Concerts at the Concertgebouw and Bimhuis on April 22nd and October 15th 2019, respectively, were recorded and released on CD under the Info…

CD Review Jazzhalo.be

CD Review Jazzhalo.be (german)

CD Review Jazzhalo.be By Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther Der Pianist Peter Beets hat für Aufnahmen, die u. a. Kompositionen von Wagner, Chopin, Gershwin und Piazzolla umfassen, ein Jazzorchester mit 18 jungen Musikern gefunden. Dabei steht Beets in der Tradition des Straight Ahead Jazz, wenn er als Teil der Rhythmusgruppe mit sechs Trompetern, Info…

CD Review Jazzenzo.nl

CD Review Jazzenzo.nl

CD Review Jazzenzo.nl By Cyriel Pluimakers Henk Meutgeert (1947) is one of the best Dutch arrangers. He is most well-known for his work with The Skymasters, the Metropole Orchestra, and the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw. In 2018, he founded the 18-piece New Jazz Orchestra together with Peter Beets, a Info…

CD Review Jazzflits.nl

CD Review Jazzflits.nl

Jan 27, 2020 Big bands are the incubator for new talent. With that thought in mind, Peter Beets and Henk Meutgeert started an ambitious new project in 2018: The New Jazz Orchestra, a big band with new, young top-level talent. The CD “The Flying Dutchman” is the first test of Info…

Review “Royal Evening Baarn”

Breath of Jazz from Schrama Palpable Eugene Leenders, 18 nov 2019 New Orchestra’s regal performance in the Speeldoos theater Baarn. The Royal Jazz Evening, Saturday night, in a sold-out Speeldoos. Without the great man behind the scenes, Cees Schrama. He passed away in Baarn age 82 on May 22. His Info…