Peter Weniger, the German saxophonist who was featured by the band on the CD Magnifying-glass, is the MJO’s first guest in the new theatre season. Come and listen to our concert on Wednesday October 7, 21:00 hs at theater Bouwkunde, Deventer.
The Fluttering is on line! A live recording of the Millennium Jazz Orchestra, directed by Joan Reinders at the BIM-huis Amsterdam, January 18th, 2015. Soloists: Gerlo Hesselink – soprano Jilt Jansma – trombone Marius van den Brink – piano Volker Winck – tenor saxophone Felix Schlarmann – drums The video can be viewed on this […]
The first concert in 2015 the band shared the stage with the German trombone player Ludwig Nuss. Nuss is the lead trombonist of the WDR Big Band. He was featured in arrangements of Michael Abene, Michael Philip Mossman and Joan Reinders. These arrangements fitted him as a glove as he could show his excellent technique […]
On Saturday 20 December the main festival concert of the Lätzsch Trombone Festival was held in Metropool, Hengelo (NL): NIGHT OF TROMBONES. A “must” for every brass player: international trombone power on stage with the Millennium Jazz Orchestra. Famous international classical and jazz trombone soloists attended the festival! […]
Wednesday November 26 Greetje Kauffeld celebrated her 75th birthday. On that same day she was awarded the Edison National Jazz Award, for her entire works and extraordinary merits for the Dutch music. The jury praised her as “a jewel for the Dutch jazz and a singer of international style the Netherlands may be proud of”. […]
Gary Smulyan is a world famous baritone saxophone player and well known as a member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. He is a four-time winner of the Down Beat Readers Poll and a multiple winner of numerous other official polls, including the Jazz Journalists Award for Baritone Saxophonist of the Year. No […]
As a result of the Anniversary Concert and the CD release band leader Joan Reinders has recently had several radio interviews and in the Stentor newspaper. Please take a look & listen via the links below! Article in newspaper the Stentor (pdf) NPO Radio 6 – Jazz in the morning (Omroep Max), Edwin Rutten: http://www.omroepmax.nl/radio/alle-programmas/jazz-in-the-morning/over-jazz-in-the-morning/ […]
A very good start of the new season…. October 1st concert is the start of the concert series in Theater Bouwkunde and is also the start of the 25th Anniversary playing at this theatre. The 25th Anniversary is celebrated with the release of the new album Safety Zone, a CD with compositions and arrangements by […]