Ack van Rooyen (New Year’s day 1930) has many times been the orchestra’s guest soloist and the Millennium Jazz Orchestra is looking forward working with this legendary musician again on Wednesday 6 March.
Ack played with artists like Aimé Barelli Orchestra (Paris), Peter Herbolzheimer Big Band, WDR Big Band, Dutch Jazz Orchestra, Metropole Orchestra, SFB Band, Süd-Deutscher rund Funk Orchestra, Clark Terry Orchestra, Gil Evans Orchestra and Clarke-Bajraktari Big Band.
He played with countless greats including: Miles Davis (Montreux festival), Lee Konitz, Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Gadd, Gil Evans, Kenny Clarke, Nils Henning Orsted Petersen.
He was a staff teacher at the conservatory in The Hague and continues to lead workshops and coach Bigbands throughout Europe.
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