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  • 29
    jul

    August 11 presentation new album

    Wednesday August 11, at 20:00 in “de Observant” during Amersfoort Jazz Festival: (last) tickets available at https://www.amersfoortjazz.nl/tickets/ album release concert: FESTIVE (ZenneZ Records) Dick de Graaf Quartet, featuring Barry...

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  • 23
    jun

    “Split-Level” (A)Round Town tussen van 26 juni t.e.m. 7 juli

    Het duo “Split-Level” laat tijdens Northsea Round Town van zich horen in zes prachtig klinkende Rotterdamse kerkgebouwen. Benieuwd naar welke kerken, wanneer en hoe laat? Kijk in de gigs...

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  • 24
    mei

    Nieuw album FESTIVE verschijnt in augustus op Zennez Records

    At the occasion of my 40th birthday as a jazz saxophonist, I recorded 8 new pieces during the recent lockdown together with pianist Barry Green, bassist Jos Machtel, and...

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  • 22
    mrt

    Astor Piazzolla 100!

    On the occasion of Astor Piazzolla’s birthday, 13th of Match 1921, I take you back to August 2008 when Trio Nuevo (accordionist Hans Sparla, violist Michael Gustorf and me)...

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  • 15
    mrt

    the Star Sprangled Banner Revisited

    Some time ago I sent out my best wishes to the new US Biden-Harris administration. So far they didn’t have the opportunity to reply to my message but some...

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  • 27
    dec

    Best Wishes

    Dear visitors, I wish you all a (more) swinging 2021. Hopefully we can meet again during life concerts within the corona protocols, or more. In any case, I am...

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  • 09
    jun

    Dick de Graaf plays … J.S. Bach

    During the corona lockdown I recorded my partly improvised arrangement of J.S. Bach’s first cello suite. Inspired by the beauty of the Hillegonda Church in my hometown Rotterdam I...

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  • 09
    okt

    Why Birds Always Sing?

    This rhetoric question is the title of a composition I recorded on my CDs Istanbul Connection (2005), Moving Target (2007), and more recently on BIRD BUZZ (2017). My fascination...

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  • 02
    okt

    Jazzheld

    Ik werd deze week door een aantal mensen enthousiast aangesproken over mijn interview met Jan Kelder voor de serie Jazzhelden van het Nederlands Jazz Archief dat weer op TV...

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  • 25
    apr

    Do you want to browse through my CD productions?

    Dear visitor. If you feel like browsing through those CD productions I have produced myself over the years, you can browse and listen to all music by clicking this...

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