Jason Roebke Octet

Saturday | 30 April 2016
Doek Festival | The Bimhuis | Amsterdam - 8:30pm

Warelis/Govaert/De Joode

Marta Warelis – piano
Wilbert de Joode – double bass
Onno Govaert – drums

Annette Krebs – Konstruktion #2

Annette Krebs – amplified objects, strings and electronics

Jason Roebke Octet

Jason Roebke – bass
Josh Berman – cornet
Jeb Bishop – trombone
Keefe Jackson – saxophone
Greg Ward – alto saxophone
Jason Stein – bass clarinet
Mike Reed – drums

Composer and double bassist Jason Roebke is the backbone of many of Chicago’s forward-looking jazz groups. Now he brings an octet (though only 7 will be heard on this performance) of Chicago’s finest improvisers to the Bimhuis. The program of new compositions is deeply rooted in rich Ellingtonian harmony while re-imagining the approach with exciting individual interplay between the soloists and ensemble. The gorgeous ballads and fiery free jazz compliment each other and consistently surprise.

Entry €20