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Jan van Duikeren

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Jan van Duikeren

Label: Challenge Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917332827
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Catalog number: CR 73328
Releasedate: 08-11-11
When Jan van Duikeren was touring in the Tokio Blue Note with the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw and his own composition was played, people in japan got very interested in Jan's own stuff. This is when the idea came up to record his own cd. FINGERPRINT is a cd that gets under your skin after listening to it, with an allstar, internationally renowned line-up!
  • Jan van Duikeren played together with artists such as Candy Dulfer, Gare du Nord, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Jazzinvaders etc.
  • He plays with the renowned Jazzorchestra of the Concertgebouw and he has his own hornsection where he arranges for, plays and records with in well-known bands (for instance  Lionel Ritchie, Sheila E, Paul Weller, Diana Ross, Ben Saunders,  Trijntje Oosterhuis, etc).
  • This is his first long awaited debut album, his first own project!
  • The allstar line-up of this band is so strong with internationally known names!
  • Van Duikeren has a distinctive sound and energetic and lyrical approach
  • Van Duikeren won the Rotterdamse Erasmus Jazz in 1997, a award for young promising jazz talents
  • van Duikeren tours around the globe!
When Jan van Duikeren was touring in the Tokyo Blue Note with the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw and his own composition was played, people in japan got very interested in Jan's own stuff. This is when the idea came up to record his own cd. Jan wanted to make a record that everyone want s to play out loud in his car, with a lot of different influences. It is clear that Van Duikeren is a very good composer indeed! The people he plays with in the line-up of this cd, are colleagues that have become friends during the years. he has plyed with them many times and they have a great chemistry between them. Jan only wanted the best musicians on this debut album FINGERPRINT
With his distinctive sound and energetic and lyrical approach, Rotterdam-based trumpet player Jab van Duikeren (1975) now ranks among a new generation of
prominent musicians in the Dutch jazz scene. His extensive musical interests and outstanding versatility have ensured his success as a much sought-after solo player
and side-man. This popularity has secured him an impressive array of musical outings with leading artists and band representing virtually all music genres.

The list of notable musical artists with whom he has performed includes
Candy Dulfer, Bløf, James Carter, Paul Weller, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Sheila E, Gare du Nord, the Metropole Orchestra, Leon Ware, Diana Ross, Mathilde Santing, The Four Tops, Moon Baker, Alain Clark, Lionel Richie, New Cool Collective, Benjamin Herman, Liquid Spirits, Temptations, Paul Young, and Bob Brookmeyer

Jan van Duikeren is currently performing with:
  • Fingerprint, his own band which also features Tom Beek, Martijn Vink, Jesse van Ruller, Manuel Hugas and Ronald Kool
  • Candy Dulfer, with whom he has been touring the main stages of the world for 15 years now. Jan is also responsible for a large section of Candy's brass arrangements as well as some compositions.
  • The Special Request Horns, Jan's own brass section including saxophone player Guido Nijs and trombone player Louk Boudesteijn, for whom he also writes and arranges music
  • The New Cool Collective Bigband
  • The Jazzinvaders
  • Caro Emerald. With the Special Request Horns

Compositions by Jan are played within all of these project, except for Caro

In addition to playing with a wide range of artists, Jan has also written compositions and arrangements for the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw,
Moon Baker, the Jazzinvaders, Gare du Nord, Liquid Spirits, Leona, Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra, Sheila E, Leon Ware, The Players, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Xandra Willis,
Mathilde Santing, Beef, Natalia, Thank God It's Friday (a live television programme in 2008 featuring Claudia de Breij), Rosemary's sons, Edwin Pennock and many others.