I am happy to share the news that I am part of the Supervisory Board of the Muzen in Veenendaal, the Netherlands. The Muzen is a multidisciplinary arts institute with an inspiring learning environment for music lovers of all ages. https://www.demuzen.nl
Three years ago, Tineke was invited to play with this incredible group to honour Wayne Shorter during the Kennedy Center Honors Gala 2018. This was epic!
It was so inspiring to conduct my arts based social intervention for Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) again. With a wonderful international group of frontline negotiators I zoomed in on self-care topics at the magical Caux Palace Hotel high up in the Swiss Alps.
Starting on September 18 I will join Tineke Postma's Inventions Group for a series of concerts. Tineke composed new compositions by assignment of the Bimhuis Amsterdam. The amazing ensemble consists of Tineke Postma, Miles Okazaki, Sun Mi Hong, Fuensanta Méndez and Jeroen Vierdag.
7 million plays on Spotify for European Jazz Trio's 'Sad Song'.
Today, 21 January 2020, the Dutch minister of Culture, I.K. van Engelshoven, has published the members of the Coucil for Culture. I have been invited to become a member of the committee music ensembles.
EJT - European Jazz Trio performed concerts in South Korea and Japan en met with the gouvernor of the Saga Prefecture
This week, I earned my MSc master's degree in social science - social interventiosn from the LESI institute.
Last month: Music Labs for IMD, SHELL, Global Leaders Academy London, Association of Chine Investment Enterprises.
I attended the ICON conference from 08 April 2017- 12 April 2017, Kallio-Kuninkala, Finland.
by Cyriel Pluimakers
Here is a link
to the review that Mark Werlin wrote about my CD Inventions & Variations.
So great to reconnect with MCE in Brussels and run a Music Lab program at the #MCE55 event and conference.
Some photo's of the keynote opening that Hein Dijksterhuis and I did for the participants of the inspiration day for leadership for the Council of the Judiciary (de Rechtspraak).
MUSIC LABS new brochure & article by Henk-Jan Hoefman
Inspiring music projects for the fall 2016: Tineke Postma/Fredrik Köster, Greg Osby Quartet. Music Labs for MCE Brussels and several organisations in The Nethelands. Teaching at PCC/NAIP.
New CD Inventions & Variations has been released.
I recently received this wonderful review and article by Mark Werlin - November 29, 2015, on the Marc van Roon Trio cd "Quantum Stories'. A must read!
Upcoming keynote speeches and presentations planned for 2016
The Radio 6 broadcast of the concerts at the Tineke Postma Boy Edgar concert on Wednesday 9 December.
Inspiration Day: Art and Spirituality
on 12 January 2016 at Kloosterhotel Zin in Werk in Vught, The Netherlands.
by Charles Eisenstein. What We Do to Nature, We Do to Ourselves. I love it. A must read!
Coming weekend I will perform with the lengedary Dutch Bugel player Ack van Rooyen and the Jeroen Manders Quintet in Germany.
The Buma Boy Edgarprijs, the most important Dutch prize for jazz and improvised music, has been awarded to saxophonist, composer and band leader Tineke Postma. As part of the prize, Postma will curate a concert night at the Bimhuis on December 9, 2015. During that occasion she will be presented with the award, consisting of a sum of €12,500 and a sculpture made by Jan Wolkers.
I will present my 'Score & Core' inspiration seminar at the Edutopia 2015 conference on June 12. The conference focusses on the future of education and especially on the emerging the role(s) of the teacher and the school in modern day education.
Wim Kegel's CD 'Drumwise
' (drum/piano duets with me) will be released Sunday May 10 at MCO, Hilversum, during a special duo concert.
[order at www.spiritofturtle.com
Remake 'A Great Day in Harlem' by photographer Merlijn Doomernik.
Just announced: Together with Ack van Rooyen, Jeroen Manders, Wim Kegel and Eric Robaard I will perform at the 40th edition of the North Sea Jzz festival in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Saturday 11 July.
Best Jazz Album 2014 in LA Times for 'Sonic Halo' & Down Beat review
EJT (European Jazz Trio) of which I am a member since 1995, will perform special concerts in Tokyo and Osaka on 13 and 14 December this month.
On 8-10 December I am invited at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (KMH) to lead an intensive course in 'Performance & Communication'.
Today I received some photo's of the session I ran last week for the Leading the Delivery of Sustainable Value sesion for Shell International - great reminder of an inspiring session.
Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) will perform 'Before After' (Choreography Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, music Marc van Roon) Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle, WA, USA, between Nov. 7–16, 2014.
The new Marc van Roon trio performed on 29 August at the Koorzaal at the Concertgebouw (Hall) in Amsterdam. With Clemens van der Feen on bass and Tristan Renfrow replacing drummer Martijn Vink.
Photos from the concert at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival now on the facebook.
Sonic Halo, the CD project by Tineke Postma and Greg Osby has been pre-released at the North Sea Jazz Festivl 2014. I have been responsable for the creative production and sound design. Great to be producing again!
Quantum Stories review in Korean Jazz Magazine MM Jazz June 2014!
From 18-24 May 2014 I was part of a study group in Cluj-Napoca in Romania. With the group I lived and worked in the small Roma village near the garbage belt of the Cluj-Napoca town.