With an international and sophisticated touch: Yihequan

Yihequan is an Italian duo that creates a sort of visionary musical mixture suspended between nu-jazz, electronic trajectories and hip-hop pulsations. The band released 2 singles in 2017. In 2018 the duo released their ep “Shaping Perspectives”

Sunshine & Swiss grooves at StadsOase today

Today will be a hot, hot, hot edition of StadsOase, the summer Sunday afternoon festival from Gigant in July and August. The sun will shine and Swiss band L’Eclair will heat things up with their kraut-exo-soul-brutal-funk-turkish-groove.

Staff Picks Vol. 1

With The Stangs, Filet au Fonque, Rodèlle, Colorwave, Chris Adam and many more!

This weekend at North Sea Jazz: Dr. Meraki & Filet au Fonque

Filet au Fonque: Recipe for some great, refreshing funky grooves, an energetic blend of jazz, soul, rock, worldmusic, hiphop and fusion. Dr. Meraki: Soul/fusion made from “Meraki”, a creative state of mind to make music with an open willingness & complete whole love.

Stay tuned for Dr. Meraki

Dr. Meraki is a young and energetic Rotterdam-based band with a refreshing sound where jazz, soul, funk and fusion are combined. Since their debut on stage they have performed on stages as Parkpop, State-X New Forms, Sniester and many more. Stay tuned for the session which will be released next week!

This stormy Sunday: energetic fusion band Dr Meraki at Frequenzy

Meraki – is a verb, or an adverb, its origins are Greek 18th/19th century, it’s meaning, simply put – is to do something with an open willingness and with complete whole love. That’s exactly the approach of Dr. Meraki to music. Their debut EP Blanc was released this month &  this Sunday we are recording […]

Guitar legend on stage: Jan Akkerman at Gigant

Dutch guitar player Jan Akkerman (1946) did almost anything a musician could possibly do. During half a century he worked with many different musicians like BB King, Charlie Byrd, Cozy Powell, Claus Ogerman and IceT, besides being a member of international leading bands such as Brainbox and Focus.