Doek Composes – Timbrical Reflections by Ada Rave

Posted on 20 May 2021 in Audio, Media

Doek composes for solo improvisers, a new and ongoing series on Doek RAW featuring original artwork by Lena Czerniawska.

TIMBRAL REFLECTION is a sound poem, a little excuse to arouse the reflection of the movement inside one sound.

Doek Composes
One of the main pillars of Doek is how improvising musicians deal with composed musical elements. When the world was struck by the corona virus and all of us were asked to isolate ourselves as much as possible, we thought: what can we do to perpetuate our music and still share it with our audience and each other?

Doek Workshop – Eric Boeren

Posted on 10 May 2021 in Concerts, News, Video

May 15
Workshop 11.00 -13.30 and 14.30 – 17.00

Doek has been offering a series of workshops at the wonderful Amsterdam venue, Splendor. The past few months we’ve had to cancel workshops because of corona regulations so we’re very excited that Eric will be able present this workshop Saturday. If you’ve been missing opportunities to work with other musicians, here’s your chance!

“In my workshop I would like to work with you on solo playing within a group context also known as collective improvisation.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival features Dutch Artists

Posted on 4 May 2021 in Concerts

This June, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival will feature performances from three Dutch trios, all of which are Doek related.
The Dutch focus will premiere on 26 June 2021 at 17:30 (PST) on the YouTube channel of Coastal Jazz.

Marta Warelis – piano
Wilbert de Joode – bass
Onno Govaert – drums

From Amsterdam’s flourishing improvised music circuit, OMAWI unites rising stars Onno Govaert (Cactus Truck) drums and Marta Warelis (Michael Moore, Ab Baars) piano with ‘old dog’ bassist Wilbert de Joode, one of European improv’s most recognized and active players and the 2016 winner of the Netherlands’ most prestigious jazz award, the Boy Edgar.

Brilliant Corners Festival features Benjamin Herman Trio with Oscar Jan Hoogland

Posted on 4 May 2021 in Concerts, Video

Brilliant Corners
a festival of jazz in Belfast

Brilliant Corners is an international festival with a fantastic line-up. Among the ensembles is the Benjamin Herman Trio with our own Oscar Jan Hoogland as special guest. This performance went so well, they’re planning to do it again at the Bimhuis May 8.

Also featuring Lakecia Benjamin’s ‘Music of the Coltranes’, Witch n Monk, Jaimie Branch, Alexander Hawkins Solo, Leïla Martial’s ‘Baa Box’, ReDiviDeR, Yurodny, Jack Joseph James, Scott Flanigan, Meilana Gillard, Dave Redmond, and music intros by Alpha Chrome Yayo.

Sunday at De Ruimte

Posted on 4 May 2021 in Image, Media

Marta Warelis – piano
Frank Rosaly – drums
Aaron Lumley – bass
John Dikeman – saxophone

Hot off the press, this debut recording will be released digitally and as a CD this Friday in time for Bandcamp free Friday. Check Doek RAW on bandcamp. Featuring photography by Sara Morris.
Sunday at De Ruimte was recorded last year during the Doek LIVE! Festival. A tour of the Netherlands was expected this winter, thanks in part to the Balcony Scenes fund by the Fonds Podiumkunsten.