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New cd 'Daytime Sketches' trio Mariá Portugal - Paul van Kemenade - Jasper van 't Hof release date end april 2017

New cd in a great trio with Brazilian drummer Mariá Portugal (Sao Paulo), masterpianist/keyboardplayer Jasper van 't Hof and altoist Paul van Kemenade who is playing in duo's and trio's on this new cd 'Daytime Sketches'. The cd will be released end april 2017 at Jazzahead Bremen.

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Van Kemenade celebrates 40 years of musicianship in 2017 and 25 year festival Stranger than Paranoia. Tours in Netherlands, Poland, China and Russia.

2017 is an important year for altoist-composer Paul van Kemenade (1957). He celebrates his 40 year career as a professional musician and the 25-year celebration of the jazz- and impro festival Stranger than Paranoia. A special gala night around his 40 year musicanship will be organized at Concertzaal Tilburg (october 06) with musicians from all over the world! The 25-year celebration of Stranger than Paranoia will be at Concertzaal Tilburg (december 28). There will be special concerts with various musical disciplines, concerts at specific locations and regular performances and tours ...

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Van Kemenade (inter)national bands & projects for bookings worldwide.....40 years of musicianship in 2017

We offer our bands and projects worldwide: Quartet Ray Anderson-Han Bennink-Ernst Glerum-Paul van Kemenade, Trio Mariá Maria Portugal-Paul Van Kemenade-Jasper van 't Hof, Duo Stevko Busch-Van Kemenade, Van Kemenade's Three Horns and a Bass (Boudesteijn-Verploegen-Mahieu-Van Kemenade), Van Kemenade quintet & South Africans Faku-Mnisi-Mhlanga, Podium Trio (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper) on request with Jamaaladeen Tacuma & Cornell Rochester,  Van Kemenade c.s. + renaisance ensemble Cappella Pratensis and more.....  In the year 2017 Van Kemenade celebrates 40 years as a professional musician and 25 years festival Stranger than Paranoia. For bookings and ...

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Paul van Kemenade met twee jubilea in 2017

De Tilburgse altsaxofonist/componist/organisator Paul van Kemenade viert dit jaar zijn 40-jarige muzikantenschap maar ook het 25-jarige bestaan van 'zijn' jazz- en geïmproviseerde festival Stranger than Paranoia. In het kader van beide jubilea worden er het gehele jaar door diverse concerten op de Brabantse podia, in de rest van Nederland en in het buitenland gegeven met het zwaartepunt najaar 2017. Van Kemenade's vaste groepen passeren dit jaar de revue alsmede speciale projecten op reguliere podia en op bijzondere locaties. Voor meer info en data zie de concertagenda en de nieuwsberichten. Op 6 ...

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Timeline / tijdlijn Paul van Kemenade

A timeline with the highlights of the career of Van Kemenade has been made by graphic designer Hans Lodewijkx. The timeline start in 1974 and is clearly and beautifully shaped. There is a physical version as well as a digital version. If you're curious to see, click on read more and the link Poster PvK_web timeline . Er is een tijdlijn gemaakt van Paul van Kemenade gemaakt met hoogtepunten uit zijn gehele carriere en deze tijdlijn is prachtig vorm ...

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Markku Ounaskari

Paul van Kemenade Quintet with the Finnish drummer Markku Ounaskari

Paul van Kemenade Quintet rides again…… The Finnish Markku Ounaskari is the new drummer in the Paul van Kemenade Quintet with trombonist Louk Boudesteijn, bassist Wiro Mahieu, Rein Godefroy on piano and Van Kemenade on altosaxophone. Ounaskari replaces drummer Pieter Bast who served more than 25 years in the band.

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    Future events

    1. Van Kemenade workshop & optreden Three Horns And A Bass

      8 april 2017
    2. Van Kemenade at Jazzahead Bremen (D)

      27 april 2017 - 30 april 2017
    3. Van Kemenade invites…twee groepen: Ut Unum Sint & Spanish Saxophone Mafia

      10 mei 2017 @ 20:30 - 23:30


The website of Dutch alto saxophonist, composer, organizer and producer Paul van Kemenade (1957). 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 my website!