tue 2 jun, 18:30
House of Hard Bop
The fifth and final part on trumpet player Clifford Brown (1930-1956). In June 1956 he died together with piano player Richie Powell in a fatal car accident. We can state how sad this is because of the beautiful recordings which he made with his quintet at the club Basin Street in New York earlier that year. The other musicians were: tenor saxophone player Sonny Rollins, piano player Richie Powell, bass player George Morrow and percussionist Max Roach.
tue 2 jun, 21:00
On 5 February, the Wolfert Brederode Quartet got Carte Blanche at the Amsterdam Goethe–Instituut. Newspaper Het Parool described his playing style: “He displayed an improviser’s unpredictability and a concert pianist’s virtuosity and precision … The sounds are produced as fluidly as water.”