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Majid Bekkas (MA) - Markku Ounaskari (FI) - Paul van Kemenade feat. Stevko Busch, new project in may 2020 on tour

A new project with famous oud-guembri player/singer Majid Bekkas from Morocco, the Finnish drummer/percussionist Markku Ounaskari, German pianist Stevko Busch and Dutch altoist Van Kemenade in a new adventure touring next year 2020 between may 22 and june 01. Bookings are the office...   Majid Bekkas is inspired by the gnawa music, tradtional African- and jazzmusic, a mix between India and Africa, the East and the West. He also explored blues and soul and created the Gnaoua Blues Band, ...

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More than 100 concerts/ activities for altoist-composer-organizer Van Kemenade in a busy year 2019!

A great year for Paul Van Kemenade......almost 100 concerts, 20 workshops for younger musicians, the 27th edition of the festival Stranger than Paranoia and a new CD with Busch - Van Kemenade end december 2019.  Concerts in the Netherlands, Belgian, Germany, Spain, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Russia and Brazil. See the agenda / calendar on the website for more info...and updates...

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New cd STRANGER THAN PARANOIA of altosaxophonist-composer Van Kemenade playing in different settings. Release december 2018 at the Stranger than Paranoia festival.

After the cd Daytime Sketches (may 2017) and Master of Lyric (october 2017), another new cd will be released coming december 2018!  Van Kemenade is playing on this cd in different settings. The cd will also be released on vinyl and is entitled Stranger than Paranoia, named after a Van Kemenade composition and is also the name of a festival Stranger than Paranoia he is initiating already for 26 years. Musiciens on the album are flamenco guitarist Eric Vaarzon ...

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Paul Van Kemenade has his own Youtube channel, check it out !

Now we have at last our own Youtube channel with lots of videos from past and present with an overview of concerts, interviews, aftermovies and teasers. Lots of Van Kemenade's various and different projects are shown on theYoutube channel. You can see and listen all kinds of videos, check it out here           

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Van Kemenade (inter)national bands & projects for bookings worldwide.

We offer our bands and projects worldwide: Ray Anderson-Han Bennink-Ernst Glerum-Paul van Kemenade... Duo's and trios with 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)... South African/Dutch new collaboration with Mlangeni - Moholo - Van Kemenade a.o... Podium Trio (Wierbos-Van Kemenade-Kuiper) on request with Jamaaladeen Tacuma & Cornell Rochester... On request abroad the Paul van Kemenade 'classic' Quintet (Jeroen van Vliet-Eric van der Westen-Pieter Bast-Louk Boudesteijn)... Van Kemenade & Renaissance ...

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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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Paradox - repetitie Zuid Nederlands Workshop Orkest

Zuid Nederlands Workshop Orkest 1.0 succesvol van start gegaan in januari 2018 en gaat verder in september 2018 o.l.v. Jeroen Doomernik en Paul van Kemenade in Paradox Tilburg.

Januari 2018 is de kick-off van een nieuw op te richten workshop voor jonge musici tussen 15 en 25 jaar onder de naam Zuid Nederlands Workshop Orkest (ZNWO). In de provincies Noord-Brabant, Limburg en Zeeland worden jongeren geworven die deel willen nemen in het workshoporkest. Onder de  bezielende leiding van maar liefst twee zeer ervaren musici en workshopleiders Jeroen Doomernik uit Den Bosch (Jazz Academy) en de Tilburgse altist Paul van Kemenade (Brabants Leerorkest) vinden er tot zomer 2018 zo'n 10x workshops ...

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    Future events

    1. Natuurtheater ‘concert op bijzondere locaties’

      24 augustus 2019
    2. Duo Mariá Portugal – Paul van Kemenade

      6 september 2019 - 15 september 2019
    3. Cappella Brabant & Two Horns And A Hammond (Van Kemenade-Doomernik-De Wijs)

      14 september 2019 @ 20:00


The website of Dutch alto saxophonist, composer, organizer and producer Paul van Kemenade (1957). On this website you can read all about the various ensembles 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 Kemenade’s compositions. Contact us for information and bookings of the bands and projects which are available for concerts worldwide. Thank you for visiting my website!