Sneak Preview Jazz Music Festival – Duke op het Diemerplein
The sneak preview of “Duke op het Diemerplein” received great acclamation from friends of the organisation. It was the first gathering of ‘Friends of Duke op het Diemerplein’ in Theater De Omval – Diemen. The evening promised to be a special teaser for the fifth edition and anniversary of the” jazz muziek festival”.
In addition preparations for the jubilee are in full swing. ‘Friends of Duke op het Diemerplein’ enjoyed a brief impression of the upcoming jazz music festival. Read on about “Stichting Jazzfestival Duke op het Diemerplein by organiser Wim Amerongen.
Amy Koopmanschap, chairman of the Duke Jazz Festival Foundation op het Diemerplein, welcomed everyone. Many friends, fans and supporters joined together in Theater de Omval. Alderman Jeroen Klaasse opened the evening on behalf of Diemen Council. He emphasized that marketing Diemen had been a main priority and this was a good plan of action. The jazz music festival plays an important role in this exposure.
Moreover, the jazz music festival with the culinary event and food festival “Smakelijk Diemen” is winning combination. Organized on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June at the Diemerplein, catering is provided by “Smakelijk Diemen”.
See you there!
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Sneak Preview Jazz Music Festival – OBA Diemen
Another sneak preview of “Duke op het Diemerplein” is being held in Diemen Library. Together with MDM Jazzorkest we will be celebrating the 3 greatest jazz componist of our time. Duke, Mingus and Monk. Feel free to come along and enjoy. See below the program.
13.00 Library open. coffee & tea will be served.
13.30 Official opening: Jeroen Klaasse vice mayor and responsible for city marketing project “DAAROM DIEMEN”
13.35 Welcoming words from Maijke de Cock – OBA
13.40 Louis Tavecchio on the importance of Duke Ellington
14.00 General knowledge quiz about Duke Ellington en het jazzfestival Duke op het Diemerplein. Presenter: Marinus van Dijk
14.15 Jazzorkest MDM – Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk and Clover Jean
15.15 Quiz final score and award ceremony.
15.30 Drinks and snacks
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The Passion 2018
Another thing, this contemporary musical story of Jesus Christ is a raw yet comforting rendition. The theme for this year’s The Passion is ‘I see you’. Would you like more information?
The Passion will be broadcasted live on NPO 1 and NPO Radio 2 on the 29th March. Visit The Passion or go to www.thepassion.nl for an actual update.
UbuntuWinter Festival Edition
We are looking forward to receiving the Wazzup Singers during the Ubuntu Winter Festival Edition.
Annet van Hoorn
Ubuntu Stadstuin Zuidoost | coordinator
PVH Europe celebrated their Xmas Party with a gospel choir designed by Obsession Events, Crudon Productions and Talent Invested. PVH Europe, is the largest apparel company in the world. They manage top end designer brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. During their yearly Christmas event, their staff were treated to music, live entertainment and dance shows.
Wazzup Singers Gospel Choir @ BimRay Gospel Festival Amsterdam
Join us to celebrate 50 YEARS OF inspirational DUTCH gospel music
Dear Wazzup Singers,
I would like to thank you all very much for your contribution to the BimRay Gospel Festival last Saturday, December 2 in Johan Cruijff Arena previously known as Amsterdam Arena.
Thanks to your excellent opening act the Gospel music event was a great success.
We hope you enjoyed it too!
Thanks again for your contribution!
With best regards,
On behalf of the organising committee & Dutch Gospel Arts Institute (DGAI)
- Wazzup Singers – Opening act
- Berget Lewis
- Dwight Dissels
- Frank McComb (USA)
- ZO! Gospel Choir
- Gospel Boulevard
- Graziella Hunsel
- Bryan B
- Denise Jannah
- Junior Anzola
- John Angoh
- Patrick Tevreden & Lobi Firi
- Black Gospel Experience – Closing act
- And many more known and unknown gospel choirs and acts.
Wazzup Singers @ Omroep Max
The Gospel Festival is powered by Bimray. And on the December 2 in the Johan Cruijff Arena previously the Amsterdam ArenA Convention Center.
Purchase your entry ticket on the door (if the concert is not fully booked) for as little as 25 euros exclusive service charge.
For more information about the Bimray Gospel Festival event go to…
Secondly, Duke op het Diemerplein festival has gained great acclaim as the newest jazz festival in Diemen. The festival is sponsored by Diemen council and the retailers’ association at Diemerplein shopping Centre. Additionally, there are countless amount of individual sponsors and friends who contribute to the resounding success of the FREE jazz festival. Their support plays a vital part of the continuous growth of Duke op het Diemerplein. Duke op het Diemerplein jazz festival is now synonymous with showcasing musicians from Diemen, new upcoming talent and renowned jazz artists such as Ramón Valle Trio.
Theater de Omval
Duke op het Diemerplein has an established fan base and sponsors. Likewise, new members are encouraged to join via Facebook. The organisation strives to keep the entry to the jazz festival FREE. Therefore, all donations and new sponsors are always welcomed.
Invited friends and sponsors shall enjoy a presentation of a few jazz acts on the line-up of Duke op het Diemerplein 2018. Theater de Omval is going to host the event. On behalf of DaarOm Diemen, Deputy Mayor Jeroen Klaasse will declare the start of the event open. See you there!
Date: Wednesday November 22
Source: Wim Amerongen, Secretary Stichting Jazzfestival Duke in Diemerplein