November 22, 2023

Between the Mountain and the River: A Night of Exciting Music

Between the Mountain and the River: A Night of Exciting Music

Get ready for a special concert, "Between the Mountain and the River." We're mixing beautiful Syrian music with lively big band jazz. It's going to be a night to remember!

Concert Details:

  • When: December 2nd, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM
  • Where: Grounds Rotterdam, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Coolhaveneiland, Rotterdam
  • Tickets: Get Your Tickets Here

What's Happening:

  • We're bringing together amazing music from Syria and jazz from the West. It's a fun mix of two different styles!
  • The Syrian Big Band started in 2005 and they mix Syrian music with jazz. Now, they're teaming up with the West End Big Band from Amsterdam and their leader, Gerard Kleijn, for something new and exciting.
  • You'll get to hear three talented Syrian musicians play with the West End Big Band. It's a mix you don't want to miss!

Meet the West End Big Band:

  • They're a group of 18 musicians from Amsterdam who are really good at playing jazz and pop music. They're known for making great music and for getting everyone excited about jazz.

Who's Playing:

  • Leader: Gerard Kleijn
  • Saxophones: Marten Japenga, Marga de Rooij, Guus van der Meer, Yond Boeke, Cora Hollema
  • Trumpets: Jeanette Scholder, Jos van der Park, Romain Gachot, Joan Boeke
  • Trombones: Gertjan Huiskes, Pieter Troost, Hans Kolfschoten, Pieter Jongert
  • Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums: Sjors Mol, Murdoch Bentvelzen, Philip Beerendonk, Tim Ouw
  • Special Guest: Guitarist Hannibal Saad

Come Join Us:

  • This concert has music from all over the world. It's a great way to enjoy different kinds of music all in one place.
  • Grab your tickets now and be part of this fun and unique music night!