Bands & Projects

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 De Raad van Toezicht: De Raad van Toezicht (The Board of Directors) is a twelve-man band from the city of Arnhem. De Raad booked its first major successes in 2016, with concerts (known to ‘De Raad’ as meetings) at a string of leading festivals such as North Sea Jazz Festival. After a great live season, the band has now released their debutalbum entitled ‘De Raad’, recorded live in front…

Sekou Kouyate: The Guinean Kora Master and inventor of the electrified Kora, presents an elegant mix of Funky Jazz & West African Mandingo Traditions. Sekou Kouyate is considered among the world’s finest Kora players. The album ‘Sabaru’, meaning patience, sums up Sekou´s musical history. Rooted in his West African traditions and influenced by the contemporary Blues…

Life of Matheo: “Life of Matheo” is a story about a young boy from Cameroon. One day his mother sends him off to get groceries at a nearby village. His mother warns him to not leave the road because of all the dangers of the savannah. Matheo has only just started his walk when suddenly a crow starts talking to him; telling Matheo to leave the road for a shorter and more exciting route…