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European Jazz Trio

European_Jazz_TrioThe European Jazz Trio comprising Marc van Roon on Piano, Frans van der Hoeven on bass and Roy Dackus on drums has been recording and performing since 1995, when it released a CD of Beatles' songs in fresh arrangements.

On each album, the trio has taken songs in every style, shape and color, and has given them a jazz interpretation. For the trio 'Jazz' means to have the freedom to combine and mix styles, melodies, sounds and rhythms to create something fresh and surprising. 

The European Jazz Trio has recorded with featured artists Art Farmer, Charlie Mariano, Jesse van Ruller, and the Metropole string chamber orchestra. Swing Journal awarded many album with their Gold Disc Award. The DVD 'An Afternoon in Amsterdam' was elected as best jazz DVD in Japan in 2006.
The European Jazz Trio crosses the boundaries between jazz, classical and pop music with surprising results. Three CDs have been awarded with the Swing Journal Gold Disc award in Japa n. The EJT have recorded several albums and perform regularly in Japan and around the globe. Their collaboration with the Japanese label M&I dates from the beginning of 2000 and they have since toured Japan annually. Their tours have brought them to various famous concert halls including the Sapporo Concert HallSuntory Hall and Bunkyo Civic Concert Hall in Tokyo, The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and the Seoul Arts Center in South Korea.



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