Seeing the colorful trumpeter Eric Vloeimans live is always a musical adventure. At times bebop, sometimes oriental, other times funky – but always with improvisation full of pleasure and skill.
Rotterdam-based saxophone quartet Artvark with a special performance on Sound of Europe 2020: the first time they play together with Matangi Quartet, with angelic vocals by singer Pitou.
Pianist Martin Fondse performs with a special ensemble: Claudio Puntin (clarinet / electronica), Dirk Peter Kölsch (drums) & Eric van der Westen (acoustic bass).
This playful trio combines jazz with futuristic samples and electronica. Their last album ‘World Domination: FURIE’ tells a comical sci-fi story in which ‘fake news’ and world leaders like Donald Trump play a role. Live they add a visual and interactive show to that: with a smartphone app the audience can control the live improvisation of the three musicians…
Musicians from France, Belgium, Netherlands & Surinam together on stage with saxophonist Edward Capel (Eindhoven). African diaspora from the heart of Brabant, mixed with improvised jazz, funk, and uptempo summer vibes.
Sound of Europe brings a modern melting pot of jazz, classical, funk, and electronica to the city of Breda. A festival rooted in improvisation and European musicianship, yet going beyond set boundaries so visitors discover something new every time.