TRUMPET PLAYER, EDUCATOR AND ORGANISER
The Holland Bigband
This 18 musicians orchestra was founded in 2002. In 2013 the band released there third album 'Push Forward' (JSR06016) and presented this programm at the Bimhuis of Amsterdam. Original compositions and pigheaded arrangments in the theater of steaming Big Band jazz.
The released the album 'Happy House, the music of Loet van der Lee in 2007 follwed by the album 'Holland Big Band Live in 2009. In 2013 the band released there third album 'Push Forward' (JSR06016) and presented this programm at the Bimhuis Amsterdam on the 23 of November that year.
The current line up is: Loet van der Lee - bandleader and trumpet, Werner Janssen - lead alto, Gerlo Hesselink - alto, Nils van Haften - tenor saxophone, Willem Hellbreker - tenor saxophone, Sebastian Ohm - baritone saxophone, Bastiaan Woltjer - lead trombone, Freek Halsema - trombone, Bart Lust - trombone, Marcel Schot - bass trombone, Erik Veldkamp - lead trumpet, Gerard Kleijn - trumpet, Charles Biggs - trumpet, Diederik Ruisch - trumpet, Haye Jellema - drums, Guus Bakker - bass, Mark van der Feen - piano, Jeen Rabs - guitar. The band has his own website www.hollandbigband.com
Listen and look at these videos
- Trumpetparty 2015 - Ode aan de gebroeders Brouwer
- Making of Push Forward 2013 - Studio video
- Bimhuis Amsterdam 2013 - Live compilation
- Philharmony Berlin 2011 - Baby Blues
- Pier K Theater 2009 - Live
- Meer Jazz Festival 2009 - Fox Hunt