I never did this. Never actually understood why people do this. Write a personal year-lookback. Why? Who cares? It never even suited me to give real-time status-updates about my doings. So why would I bother to summarise my year?The other day, just for the pure fun of it, I was browsing through my calendar. Generally I am the self-declared president of the club of people […]
Category Archives: music
CD recording with Felicia van den End
Over the past three days we have been working 15-hour shifts, blood sweat and tears, and living on pizza and chinese take-away, but the result is very rewarding!
This debut CD of Felicia which features repertoire by Mike Mowers andPiazolla (a.o.) and more will come out very soon!!
More info on Felicia’s website.
Felicia van den End – flute
Marc Bischoff – piano
Marko Bonarius – bass
Mark de Jong – drums
and special guests
Bogotá, Bullerengue and el Bolón.
It has been one of those pleasant surprises that happen only when you least expect it. Afra and me where in Bogotá for a couple of concerts and a recording session. They say: Bogotá is cold, rainy, hard working, and has unfriendly people. All NOT true. Ok. Its not Cali either 😉 but this city rocks big […]
La Banda Ritmo Cubano Summer Tour
For the third year in a row I joined La Banda Ritmo Cubano in Germany for a wonderful tour through the baltic sea area. Dan Müler – Drums Samuel Ruiz – Bass Janosch Schneider – Congas Mayelis Guyat – Vocals A small band with a lot of power! Long live the Mambo Machine!!!!!!!
Gerardo Rosales y su Combo Mundial
In august and september I have been recording and mixing the new album of Gerardo Rosales y su Combo Mundial calles “Siguelo”. Challenge Records will release this album full of Salsa Brava in autumn 2013. Oh, almost forgot. And I also played 2 songs on it 😉 Get it here !
Cubop City Big Band – Paradiso 1999!
The good ol’ times with Cubop City in Amsterdam!
Kandela is out!
It’s has been an exciting couple of weeks of writing, recording, mixing and performing the new repertoire. The first reviews are in and they seem to get it: all the love and dedication (and did I mention nightly hours? ;)) that we put into this album. I hope you like it as much as I […]
Salsa, Sunsets & Smoking!
Summer 2012! First time in my life I spend summer at the beautiful baltic sea in Germany. A relaxing blend of middle-of-nowhere-lifestyle, Latin Music, mojitos and definitely the best sunsets in the northern hemisphere! Oh, and eh, did I mention that I started smoking again? You bet!! But this time it’s trout, salmon and halibut. […]