Peter Beets’ album Chopin meets the Blues Live is nominated for an Edison Award (Dutch Grammy) in the category jazz/world. This live album, recorded with his Dutch trio, is recently released on Peters record label MBJ (order here). Please give your support and vote here, polls close October first.

Honoring this Edison nomination Peter Beets will be featured on the popular daily Dutch television show “De Wereld Draait Door” on NPO1 on Wednesday, 16th of September at 7 pm, with a preview of Peters new program Chopin meets the Blues Goes Big!

Chopin meets the Blues Live

Download  your copy of the Edison nominated album Chopin meets the Blues Live.

Peter Beets is one of the most recognized piano giants of our time. He is acclaimed and praised worldwide and his star keeps on rising, while his creativity keeps increasing. In variable musical activities, from the accompaniment of ‘first lady of jazz’ Rita Reys or guests of the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw to latin-jazz and his timeless arrangements of classical music, Beets’ personality and signature are always unmistakably audible. the many awards he has received through the years are the Edison (Dutch Grammy, 2010), the Prix Martial Solal (1998) and the Pall Mall Export Swing Award (1988). In spite of his relatively young age, Beets made a substantial number of impressive recordings.

The most recent are “Portrait of Peterson” which is an hommage to one of his biggest idols, Oscar Peterson and “Chopin meets the Blues Live” where he highlights Chopin as a real jazz composer.

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  • Friday 16 October 2015 Peter Beets & Northern European Jazz Orchestra in Arnhem at Musis Sacrum
  • Saturday 17 October 2015 Fay Claassen invited by Trio Peter Beets in Zutphen at Theater Hanzehof
  • Thursday 22 October 2015 Fay Claassen invited by Trio Peter Beets in Maastricht at AINSI

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