Sunday Live Jazz & Coffee : Tijs Klaassen
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About the Event
Coffee Trails presenteert iedere week live muziek onder het genot van de lekkerste koffie van de wereld.
Heb jij zin in jazz, blues of singer-songwriters op jouw zondagmiddag? Schuif dan gezellig aan, de toegang is gratis!
Lees hieronder meer over de formatie van zondag 3 februari!
Tijs Klaassen (1993) picked up the double bass at the age of 19 during his second year at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Switching from bass guitar to completely focus on the instrument he loves the most. He studied at the faculty with jazz teachers Ernst Glerum, Frans van der Hoeven, Ruud Ouwehand and classical teacher Peter Leerdam. In the last four months of 2017 he studied with David Wong at the Boyer College of Music in Philadelphia. During his stay in the United States he took private lessons with Ron Carter, Orlando Le Fleming, Rick Rosato and Ben Street. He finished his master studies in 2018.
Tijs won the Prinses Christina Concours in 2012 as a member of the group ‘Oosterdok 4’ and again in 2016 with the Ian Cleaver trio. As a member of the Mo van der Does quartet, he won the Expression Of Art Award in 2018.
As the leader of the Tijs Klaassen Quintet, he won the Keep an Eye the Records Award 2018. This will enable him to record his debut album featuring his own compositions which will be released next year.