May 2024

Join us for the first ever “Dizzy Organ Festival” – you can look forward to 2 nights, 4 bands, 1 real Hammond B3 organ & leslie!

May 20th:
Daniel Bulatkin – organ
Claudio Jr. De Rosa – tenor sax
Jadi Peperzak – gruitar
Sander Smeets – drums

Daniel Bulatkin – one of the Czech jazz scene’s biggest current exports – presents the music of the late Joey DeFrancesco, one of the greatest organists ever. Get ready for some high-energy face-melting organ shredding with some of Netherlands’ finest in the band!

21:30 – TRIO ONODA
Michiel Stekelenburg – guitar
Arno Krijger – organ
Jeroen Batterink – drums

Guitarist and composer Michiel Stekelenburg presents his powerhouse trio featuring Netherlands’ most in-demand jazz organist ARNO KRIJGER. Michiel’s music is very unique by pushing the boundaries of the traditional organ trio sound into the 21st century. Must-see!

May 21st:
19:30 – Headliner: BRIAN CHARETTE
Brian Charette (USA) – organ
Andrew Moreno – guitar
Nikolas Tsangaris – drums

The headliner of this year’s organ fest is Grammy nominee Brian Charette – one of the today’s greatest organists. Brian’s bio reads like a who’s who of jazz (George Coleman, Lou Donaldson, Houston Person, Antonio Sanchez, John Patitucci…), fusion (Vinnie Colaiuta, Oz Noy, Jojo Mayer…) & pop (Chaka Khan, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon…). Brian’s group will feature young talents on the Rotterdam and Hague scenes – Andrew Moreno & Nikolas Tsangaris.

21:30 – The PULITZERS
Frank Montis – organ
Bas van der Wal – guitar
Salle de Jonge – drums
Phil Martin – percussion

To close the festival, we present “The Pulitzers” – a real 60’s style funk, soul-jazz & blues band! Rooted deep in the tradition of legends like The Meters, Jimmy McGriff and Booker T., this fine bunch of kindred spirits sets out to create original tunes which will get you out of your seat and up on your feet dancing with a funky grin on your face all night long.

Day 1

Day 2