Vincent Houdijk is a passionate musician with an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit who wants to enrich the world thru his music. His compositions are mostly autobiographical, and he lets himself be inspired by his loved ones and the beauty of nature. He worked with artist such as Wouter Hamel, Kyteman, Eric Vloeimans, Sean Jones, Mathilde Santing and the Metropole Orchestra and will now be touring as Young VIP with his band VinnieVibes. Vincent is a very broadminded artist connecting different styles. Educated as a classical percussionist and jazz vibist Vincent is one of the most active players in the Netherlands. As a founder and artistic director of the Percussion Friends Foundation, Vincent Houdijk is involved in the international percussion scene.
VinnieVibes is known for their energetic, dynamic and compelling style. Besides Houdijk on vibraphone, the band consists of saxophonist Floris van der Vlugt, guitarist Aron Raams, bassist Sven Happel and Haye Jellema on drums. This tour gave Houdijk inspiration to record a live concert, called “Vortex”, which will be released on cd and dvd at the BIMhuis on April 2nd.
“The compositions of Houdijk emenate power and are brought to life vigorously. Each piece stimulating the imagination”
Hessel Fluitman, Jazzflits
"VinnieVibes is a clear example of how young musicians experience and especially perform jazz in this era. The concert of Vincent Houdijks' VinnieVibes was an energetic event, expertly put down, with fresh ideas, great craftsmanship, attention to detail and as far as the bandleader itself is concerned, a tremendous sense of harmony, melody and swing."
Rinus van der Heijden, Jazzenzo Magazine
https://soundcloud.com/vinnievibes/grounding/s-dkJxh (teaser & openingstrack 'Vortex')
Pianist and composer Rogier Telderman is emerging as an authentic voice in the European music scene, transcending the traditional musical genres such as jazz, minimal, rock and classical music. He is being hailed by the press to move audiences with lyrical, deliberate and energetic playing.
In 2015, Telderman released his trio debut “Contours” together with Guus Bakker on double bass and Tuur Moens on drums. Their album received stellar reviews from all over the globe; UK magazine KindOfJazz even tipped their debut as one of the best of albums of the year. While preparing new album recordings, the trio continues to reinvent their original stories on stage; grasping its listeners from the very first notes. This year, they will be also touring in Poland and the UK.
“Telderman has crafted an album notable for its varied musical and emotional range as well as for its excellent musicianship.”
Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz
YOUNG VIPS TOUR
Sat. 2 April Amsterdam, Bimhuis bimhuis.nl
Sat. 9 April Leiden, Hothouse hothousejazz.nl
Thur. 14 April Nijmegen, Brebl jinjazz.nl
Fri. 15 April Tilburg, Paradox paradoxtilburg.nl
Tues. 19 April Arnhem, Musis Sacrum jazzinarnhem.nl
Fri. 22 April Enschede, De Tor jazzpodiumdetor.nl
Sat. 23 April Terneuzen, Porgy&Bess porgyenbess.nl
Thur. 28 April Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg tivolivredenburg.nl
Sat. 30 April Rotterdam, LantarenVenster jazzinternationalrotterdam.nl
Thur. 12 May Almere, Corrosiacorrosia.nl
Mon. 16 May Den Bosch, Jazz in Duketown jazzinduketown.nl
Sat. 21 May Soest, Artishock artishock-soest.nl
Sat. 28 May Den Haag, Theater Dakota projazz.nl
t.b.a. Dordrecht, DJS jazzandbeyond.nl