AUGUST PREMIERES: NORTH SEA JAZZ
SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT AUGUST AT 21:00 CEST
Every Sunday evening throughout August, Stingray DJAZZ premieres new concerts at 21:00 CEST. This month, special attention goes to the North Sea Jazz Festival’s rich video archives, from the days the festival was held in The Hague. Today the festival is the largest indoor music festival in the world, known globally as the event that explores the past, present and future of jazz in three days. Its audio-visual archives contain priceless gems from jazz history. On August 7, enjoy prominent guitarists George Benson and Earl Klugh in their joint festival appearance from 1987. On August 14, tune in for Ray Charles and the Raelettes at North Sea '80. On August 21, experience the Michael Brecker Band as it was in '89. And on August 28, don’t miss out on the Wynton Marsalis Quartet in '87 – all on Stingray DJAZZ!
George Benson and Earl Klugh - North Sea Jazz
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 AT 21:00 CEST
In 1987, prominent guitarist George Benson brought his band to kick off day three of the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. Joining him to play songs from their joint album "Collaborations" was Grammy award–winning acoustic guitarist Earl Klugh.
Ray Charles and the Raelettes - North Sea Jazz
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 21:00 CEST
In 1980, American soul legend Ray Charles brought the Raelettes and the Ray Charles Orchestra to the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. With them behind him, Charles showed why he has been viewed as one of the most recognizable voices in music.
Michael Brecker Band - North Sea Jazz
SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 21:00 CEST
In 1989, American saxophonist Michael Brecker played at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. Joined by bassist Jeff Andrews, drummer Adam Nussbaum, pianist Joey Calderazzo, and guitarist Mike Stern, Brecker displayed his virtuosity in spades.
Wynton Marsalis Quartet - North Sea Jazz
SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 AT 21:00 CEST
In 1987, American trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. The lauded musician puts on an amazing show supported by pianist Marcus Roberts, bassist Bob Hurst and drummer Jeff Watts.