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Paul van Kemenade

Two cd's released at december 24 at the 22 nd Stranger than Paranoia festival!

Two new cd's will be released at the Stranger than Paranoia festivals end this year. One cd in different settings with a.o. Soul'Afrique (Van Kemenade Quintet & the South Africans with new compositions of Faku-Mhlanga-Boudesteijn and Van Kemenade; Three Horns and a Bass; duo Busch-Van Kemenade; Podium Trio (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper). The other cd is only 'Three Horns and a Bass'  (Verploegen-Boudesteijn-Mahieu-Van Kemenade) with compositions of Van Kemenade.    

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Soul'Afrique

SOUL'AFRIQUE, Van Kemenade Quintet & Faku - Mnisi - Mhlanga on tour in South African november 24 till december 07.

In 1994 Van Kemenades' band toured in South Africa for seven weeks and have played several concerts with trumpeter Feya Faku and the late Zim Ngqawana. Some years later tenorist Sydney Mnisi and guitarist Louis Mhlanga joined in and even later guitarist Bheki Khoza and singer Sonti Mndebele. They continued to play together eversince, produced several cd's and toured in the Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. In 2014 they have their 20-th anniversary together!  This special event will be celebrated in may-june 2014 in ...

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The Podium Trio (Wierbos – Van Kemenade – Kuiper): jongens van ’57 / guys of ’57

The Podium Trio (Wierbos - Van Kemenade - Kuiper): jongens van '57 / guys of '57

They played hundreds of concerts together way back in time,  october-november-december 2014 they meet again, all three 57 years old, all three born in 1957. The Podium Trio was named after the ‘Podium Prijs’ which they all won individual in 1983 – 1984 – 1985.  In te 90's the trio concerts lots of times were joined by Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Cornell Rochester and sometimes with guests like David Murray, George Lewis, Kelvyn Bell a.o. Now there is a spectacular reunion with the weird combination of trombone, altosax and guitar! See our agenda ...

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Bookings Soul’Afrique with Van Kemenade-Faku-Mnisi-Mhlanga; Kaisei with Van Kemenade-Takase-Bennink; Duo Busch-Van Kemenade; Quartet Anderson-Bennink-Glerum-Van Kemenade; Fugara with a.o. Markku Ounaskari; Three Horns and a Bass; Podium Trio (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper).

Bookings Soul'Afrique with Van Kemenade-Faku-Mnisi-Mhlanga; Kaisei with Van Kemenade-Takase-Bennink; Duo Busch-Van Kemenade; Quartet Anderson-Bennink-Glerum-Van Kemenade; Fugara with a.o. Markku Ounaskari; Three Horns and a Bass; Podium Trio (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper).

We offer you six international groups for bookings worldwide: Soul'Afrique with Van Kemenades' Dutch quintet & the South African renowned musicians Feyas Faku, Sydney Mnisi and Louis Mhlanga; Kaisei with Paul van Kemenade, Aki Takase and Han Bennink; Fugara with Tom Arthurs, Markku Ounaskari, Stevko Busch and Paul van Kemenade; Quartet Ray Anderson, Han Bennink, Ernst Glerum and Paul van Kemenade; Duo Stevko Busch & Paul van Kemenade;  Quartet Three Horns and a Bass ( Boudesteijn-Verploegen-Mahieu-Van Kemenade ); Podium Trio ...

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Jasperience, a unique ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’ in a crazy improvised performance with four different artdisciplines.

Jasperience, a unique 'Gesamtkunstwerk' in a crazy improvised performance with four different artdisciplines.

Four different artdisciplines come together: renowned artpainter Rob van Trier, young talented artperformer Levi van Huygevoort create live on stage two paintings together with the poet Jasper Mikkers, altosaxophonist Paul van Kemenade and video performer Marius Bruijn. The superlative  of cross-over! In an exciting performance of 30 minutes you can witness this crazy combination of totally different artists. See the trailer and book now for festivals!

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The website of Dutch alto saxophonist, composer and organizer Paul van Kemenade. On this website you can read all about the different ensembles, groups and projects Van Kemenade is working with.  Watch, up to date pictures as well as pictures from long time ago. Listen to a variety of music tracks, watch films and videos and order cd’s easily. All information about tour schedules, international reviews, individual biographies and free downloads of several of Van Kemenades’ compositions. Contact us for information and bookings of the bands and projects which are available for concerts worldwide.  Thank you for visiting our website!