Sometimes opportunity knocks and one has to act with great speed and without reservations. In this case there was a need to visit the Doctor and the outcome of the visit was a nice recipe for a new Jazzinvaders album. The Doctor being none other then the wonderful Dr Lonnie Smith, King of the Hammond Sound and star of the early Blue Note label. Responsible for some legendary recordings with George Benson and Lou Donaldson just to name a few. Continue reading
Friday June 22nd, the Dutch annual Jazzdag meeting will take place once more at LantarenVenster in Rotterdam. Besides workshops, meetings and discussions there will be lots of bands showcasing at several locations. This year – member of The Dutch Nu-Jazz Movement – The Jazzinvaders have been selected to do a showcase. Entrance is free so there’s no excuse not to be there! Check the complete line-up here.
Here’s some news from the Jazzinvaders HQ. As The Invaders keep exploring the universe they decided to re- record some tunes from their third album Blow! This time you can actually see the band perform in a studio setting. Performing live is the ultimate way of doing what they’d like doing most. If you would like to come and check the band out, live on stage, keep an eye on the upcoming calendar. Continue reading