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New CD / LP 'Daytime Sketches' trio Mariá Portugal - Paul van Kemenade - Jasper van 't Hof for sale end june 2017

New CD-LP-USB, a brandnew trio with Brazilian drummer Mariá Portugal (Sao Paulo), masterpianist & keyboardist Jasper van 't Hof and altoist Paul van Kemenade in duo and trio on this new recording 'Daytime Sketches'. The CD will be available for reviews at Jazzahead Bremen but for sale in shops and website end june 2017. Meet me there at stand 6F22 at the Jazzahead from april 27 till 30.  

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Van Kemenade celebrates 40 years musician october 06/07 2017 and 25 year Stranger than Paranoia december 28 2017. 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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Aart Bergwerff & Van Kemenade, new project with pipe organ and altosax

Another new project with pipe organ and altosax, special music written and played by two great musicians in their own field now coming together. Two musical disciplines melting in concert, starting the premiere at the November Musis festival at november 12 in 's-Hertogenbosch/NL. In the winter this year the duo will be touring and playing concerts in several beautiful churches in the Netherlands...

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Van Kemenade (inter)national bands & projects for bookings, 40 years musician celebrated october 06 Theaters Tilburg & october 07 Bimhuis Amsterdam

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 40 years musicianship october 04, 06, 07 2017 Theaters Tilburg, Bimhuis Amsterdam

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. Aart Bergwerff & van Kemenade, cultureel programma met o.a. Paul Haenen

      23 juni 2017
    2. Trio Paul van Kemenade-Wolter Wierbos-Reiner Baas

      19 augustus 2017 @ 20:30 - 23:00
    3. Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw ft Madeline Bell ‘tribute to Ray Charles’ & Hammond Sandwich ( De Wijs-Krijger-Van Kemenade-Strik-Doomernik)

      25 augustus 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!