DAY 2 – APRIL 30
Annette Krebs – Konstruktion #2
Jason Roebke Octet
Nederlands Jazzarchief Presents Jazz Portraits with Wolter Wierbos and Eric Boeren
Musical Treasure hunt – children’s program
The day will continue at the Bimhuis with a film screening of jazz portrets featuring Wolter Wierbos & Wilbert de Joode (start 2.30pm) and will end with a diverse and entertaining line-up of artists from Amsterdam, Berlin and Chicago.
Doek ABC Festival
Capitals of Improvisation
April 29th / May 4th
This year’s Doek festival will present bands and musicians who typify the flourishing improv scenes in Amsterdam, Berlin and Chicago. It will be an action packed six days with music, film and dance all over town.
Let’s tell you a bit more about…..
Day 1 of the festival: April 29
At the Bimhuis these three bands will be playing
From Amsterdam Michael Moore Bigtet
Michael Moore, alto sax
Eric Boeren, clarinet
Wolter Wierbos, trombone
Giuseppe Doronzo baritone sax
Jorrit Westerhof, guitar
Kaja Draksler, piano
Arjen Gorter, double bass
Han Bennink, drums
From Berlin Hyperactive Kid
Philipp Gropper, saxophone
Ronny Graupe, guitar
Christian Lillinger, drums
and Chicago based These Things Happen
Keefe Jackson, tenor sax
Oscar Jan Hoogland, piano
Josh Abrams, double bass
Mikel Avery, drums
The Dutch Impro Academy is about to start off again this year featuring a top-notch faculty culled from the ICP Orchestra and Doek and the largest number of international participants ever. This year we will be collaborating with the Royal Conservatoire in Den Haag who will be hosting us for the week. There will be two performances concluding the Academy, one on August 27 in Den Haag at the wonderful venue De Nieuwe Regentes, followed by a performance in Amsterdam August 29 at the Bimhuis.