Angelo Verploegen

Angelo Verploegen (Oss, Netherlands, December 22, 1961) studied Musicology at the Amsterdam University and trumpet at the Jazz Department of the Amsterdam Sweelinck Conservatory.

Own bands:

Sextet The Houdini’s: Toured Europe, the USA, Canada and Australia and did co-productions with string orchestra Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, Schönberg Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw,Trijntje Oosterhuis and Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam. Trio Toïs, Amsterdam Jazz Trio toured in Japan and Executive Lounge.

Performed/recorded as free lance trumpeter:

Frank Grasso Big Band, Maiden Voyage Big Band, Corrie en de (Grote) Brokken, Bik Bent Braam, Martin Fondses The Groove Troopers, Jaap Blonk’s Splinks, Denise Jannah, Ronald Douglas, Zut Alors! (with Jasper Blom and Michael Moore), Eric van der Westen’s Quadrant Extended, Misha Mengelberg, Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura, Transatlantic Jazz Orchestra conducted by Gunter Schuller (with Philip Harper, Bobby Watson, Sean Blake, Kenny Drew Jr., John Hicks and others), Bob Brookmeyer’s New Art Orchestra, Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Soo Cho, Tony Overwater Quintet, De Dijk, Frank Boeijen, Candy Dulfer, Kim Hoorweg, Metropole Orchestra, Gerard van Maasakkers, Stef Bos, Gino Vannelli, Three horns and a bass ( Paul Van Kemenade) a.o.

Produced

most of the recordings of The Houdini’s and CDs of vocalists Denise Jannah, Ronald Douglas, Leny Andrade, Lisa Miche, Heleen van den Hombergh, Benjamin Herman, Maarten van der Grinten & Jesse van Ruller, Wolfert Brederode-Eric Ineke Quinte, Kenny Wheeler with the UMO Jazz Orchestra, Misha Mengelberg, Nimbus (with Dave Liebman), latin jazz quintet Bye-Ya! (with Jarmo Hoogendijk), Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Holland Big Band amongst others.

Teaches

trumpet at the Jazz departments of the School of the Arts Utrecht (HKU) and the School of the Arts Arnhem (ArteZ).

 

2007-2008: Artistic Director of the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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