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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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Stranger than Paranoia festival and Van Kemenade's new CD / LP Stranger than Paranoia

LAST THREE NIGHTS DECEMBER 27 ITALIAN NIGHT, DECEMBER 28 POLISH NIGHT, DECEMBER 29 LAST NIGHT WITH O.A. THE JAZZORCHESTRA OF THE CONCERTGEBOUW!! 26th festival Stranger than Paranoia (since 1993) and Van Kemenade's new LP / CD with the same title. Festivalis from 23rd till 29th december in Paradox Tilburg, Brebl Nijmegen and Bimhuis Amsterdam. LP / CD for sale from this week on and at the website and all festival nights.   Tickets OPENING NIGHT december 23 Paradox Tilburg Tickets ITALIAN NIGHT ...

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Coming up: new tours and concerts, (international) collaborations, 26th STP festival, new cd...and more to come...

A busy new season this year...33 performances (6+ kids) with Busch-Van Kemenade & Dance company De Stilte Breda (december 2018-june 2019)...A Russian tour (12 concerts) duo Maria Portugal-Van Kemenade & Paul van Kemenade's 'classic 'Quintet (november 2018)...The 26 th festival Stranger than Paranoia (december 2018)...A new cd Van Kemenade in totally different settings (december 2018) ...The ZNWO Zuid Nederlands Workshop Orkest 2.0 ( for young musicians between 15-25 year young) from september 2018 till january 2019...A new tour and new cd ...

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Van Kemenade on cover Jazz Bulletin, the quarterly magazine of the Nederlands Jazz Archief ( the Dutch Jazz Archive) and 4 CD anniversary box 'Master of Lyric' 1977-2017

In the march edition of the jazzmagazine Jazz Bulletin, the quarterly jazzmagazine of the Nederlands Jazz Archief ( Dutch Jazz Archive) is a feature about altoist-composer Van Kemenade (1957). He celebrates his 40 of year of professional musicianship and his festival Stranger than Paranoia exists for 25 years! Also there is a 4 cd box released of his works between from 1977-2017. See also the interview at Jazzhelden and his interview at VPRO

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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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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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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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    Future events

    1. De Stilte ‘Mankind’ & Van Kemenade – Busch

      31 maart 2019 @ 14:00
    2. Zuid Nederlands Workshop Orkest (ZNWO)

      1 april 2019 @ 19:30 - 22:00
    3. Van Kemenade & Three Horns And A Bass

      6 april 2019 @ 20:30 - 22:30


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!