Art Ensemble of Chicago (USA)

Art Ensemble of Chicago - 50th Anniversary Line up: Roscoe Mitchell (saxes and flute) - Don Moye (drums, percussion) - Hugh Ragin (trumpet, piccolo trumpet and flugelhorn) - Tomeka Reid (cello) - Brett Carson (piano) - Silvia Bolognesi (double bass) - Junius Paul (double bass,...

Daymé Arocena (CU)

Daymé Arocena Line-up: Daymé Arocena (vocals) - Jorge Luis Lagarza (piano) - Rafael Aldama (bass) - Marcos Morales (drums) When you combine the forces of Erykah Badu, Gil Scott-Heron and Ella Fitzgerald, you will hear the highly talented Cuban singer Daymé Arocena. This young and...

Camila Meza & The Nectar Orchestra (CL)

Camila Meza & The Nectar Orchestra Line-up: Camila Meza (guitar, vocals) - Noam Wiesenberg (bass) - Eden Ladin (piano, keys) - Keita Ogawa (drums) StringLAB Project Mara Tieles (Strings in Residence) Mara Tieles (viola) – Abel Rodríguez (violin) – Natasa Grujic (violin) – Melina Montes...

blackwave. (B)

blackwave. Line up: Jean Atohoun (vox) – Willem Ardui (vox) – Jarno Verheyen (keys) – Bram Vanhove (drums) – David Idrisov (bass) – Dries Henderickx (guitar) – Egor Doubay (saxophone) – Luuk Hof (trumpet) Blackwave (Willem Ardui & Jaywalker) is a hiphop duo from Antwerp....

Emma-Jean Thackray’s Walrus (UK)

Emma-Jean Thackray's Walrus Line up: TBA Emma Jean-Thackray is a rising star in England and is seen as one of the most expressive artists from the current hip UK jazz scene. She is embraced by people like Theo Parrish, Mr. Scruff, Makaya McCraven and Gilles...

The Lesson GK (USA)

The Lesson GK Line up: Lenny ‘The Ox’ Reece (drums, electronics) - Jonathan Hoard (vox) – Phaseone (MC) - Julian Pollack (keys) - Christian Almiron (keys) - Dave Cutler (bass) Community. Magic. Church. These are just some of the words used by people who have...

SWART. (NL)

SWART. Line-up: Celia Swart (alto saxophone) – Nano Paláez (vibraphone) – Daniel Denis (guitar) – Simon Kalker (double bass) – Kobe Gregoir (drums) SWART. is a modern jazz group around the young and talented Dutch saxophonist / composer Celia Swart. Swart grew up in Vlissingen...

Yelfris Valdés (CU/UK)

Yelfris Valdés Line-up: Yelfris Valdés (trumpet) - Al MacSween (keys) - Ayoze De Alejandro Hernandez (percussion and drums) - Marcus McNeish (bass) - Sylvain Couesmes (producer/beat maker) Yelfris Valdés is a Cuban artist, composer and trumpet player. He performed and toured with some of Cuba’s...

Madison McFerrin (USA)

Madison McFerrin Line up: Madison McFerrin (vocals) Madison McFerrin is a singer-songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. In December 2016, her solo debut EP, Finding Foundations: Vol. I, introduced her soulful take on a cappella to the world. Critics and crowds quickly took note. Leading up...

Fabian Almazan & Alcanza (CU)

Fabian Almazan & Alcanza Line up: Fabian Almazan (piano) – Linda May Han Oh (bass) – Camila Meza (vocals, guitars) – Eric Doob (drums) StringLAB Project Mara Tieles (Strings in Residence) Mara Tieles (viola) – Abel Rodríguez (violin) – Natasa Grujic (violin) – Melina Montes...

SEED Ensemble (UK)

SEED Ensemble Line up: Cassie Kinoshi (alto saxophone & composer) – Miguel Gorodi (trumpet) – Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet) – Chelsea Carmichael (tenor saxophone & flute) – Joe Bristow (trombone) – Theon Cross (tuba) – Deschanel Gordon (piano / Rhodes) – Shirley Tetteh (guitar) – Rio...

Phronesis (UK/DK/SWE)

Phronesis Opening concert Friday 11th of October (in collaboration with ProJazz) Line up: Jasper Høiby – double bass - Ivo Neame – piano - Anton Eger – drums We have the honour to start Mondriaan Jazz with an opening concert of Phronesis on Friday the...

Ayanna Witter-Johnson (UK)

Ayanna Witter-Johnson Line up: Ayanna Witter-Johnson (vocals, cello, piano) – Tania Ilyashova (piano) – Ed Riches (guitar/bass) – Michael Osbourne (drums) Singer-songwriter and cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson is a rare exception to the rule that classical, jazz and alternative R&B cannot successfully coexist. As a composer,...

Miguel Zenón Quartet (USA)

Miguel Zenón Quartet Line up: Miguel Zenón (alto saxophone) – Luis Perdomo (piano) – Matt Pennman (bass) – Henry Cole (drums) Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often...

Glass Museum (B)

Glass Museum Line up: Antoine Flipo (piano/synthesizers) – Martin Grégoire (drums) Glass Museum is the ultimate marriage between pure traditional jazz, orchestral arrangements and the mathematics of electronic music. This Belgian duo embraces a sound which can be bombastic and subtle at the same time,...

Tawiah (UK)

Tawiah Line up: Tawiah (vocals, guitar, electronics) – Alex Reeve (guitar) Tawiah is a singer-songwriter and DJ, born in the UK, with Ghanaian roots. Her sound is unprocessed and uncompromising. Her voice is a singular instrument that alternates between thoughtful restraint and passionate devotion. Her debut...

Nick Mazzarella Trio (USA)

Nick Mazzarella Trio Line up: Nick Mazzarella (alto saxophone) – Anton Hatwich (bass) – Frank Rosaly (drums) Saxophonist and composer Nick Mazzarella has been described as a person who “continues the approach taken by like-minded soloists such as Eric Dolphy, Ornette Coleman, Henry Threadgill, Oliver...

Tin Men and The Telephone (NL)

Tin Men and The Telephone (KIDS CONCERT) Line up: Tony Roe (piano, keyboard, electronics) – Pat Cleaver (bass) – Jamie Peet (drums) Tin Men and The Telephone have made a name for themselves with their cutting-edge and unique use of technology, multimedia and interactive performances....

Doppler Trio (NL)

Doppler Trio Line up: Daniël van der Duim – piano, Floris-jan van den Berg – double bass, Hendrik Eichler – drums The Dutch-German act Doppler Trio was founded at the ArtEZ Conservatory in Arnhem (NL) where three young musicians came together with a passion for...

Panel talks with Nate Chinen (USA)

Panel talks with Nate Chinen The ‘talk’ is a recurring tradition at Mondriaan Jazz. This year Nate Chinen will host the two panel talks during the festival. Chinen is a journalist who wrote about contemporary jazz in the New York Times for many years. Last...