Paard: New Cool Collective
At Paard van Troje this month catch some of the coolest musicians on the Dutch music scene: The New Cool Collective. Their music can be described as a fresh and exciting mix of highly danceable soul and jazz, spiced with Latin flavours.
New Cool Collective have been happily grooving on over 18 years of fame thanks to their unique mix of jazz, dance, latin, salsa, afrobeat and boogaloo. They are always funky, energetic and danceable -- no matter if they perform as a 19-piece Big Band or as a more compact 8-piece.
The NCC core includes saxophonist Benjamin Herman, guitarist Anton Goudsmit, drummer Joost Kroon, percussionists Frank van Dok and Jos de Haas, pianist Willem Friede, bassist Leslie Lopez and trumpet-player David Rockefeller.
NCC has won an Edison Award (one of the oldest music awards in the world), a Heineken Crossover Music Award and the Golden Nutcracker. They have toured the great expanses of Benelux, Great Britain, Germany, Africa, Canada, Russia and Japan. They not only play hipster jazz clubs but also such huge pop and rock festivals as Roskilde (Denmark), Sziget (Hungary), Pinkpop (Netherlands), Lowlands (Netherlands), Camden Mix Festival (UK) and the Aberdeen Alternative Festival (UK).
Catch the hipper than hip ensemble at Paard van Troje this month!
Where: Grote Zaal, Paard van Troje, Prinsegracht 12, The Hague
When: Friday 30 March, 2012 ~ Doors open 19.30, show starts 20.30
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