MARCH PREMIERES: NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL
SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT MARCH AT 21:00 CE(S)T
Every Sunday evening throughout March, Stingray DJAZZ premieres new concerts at 21:00 CE(S)T. This month, special attention goes to the North Sea Jazz Festival’s archives. The festival itself is the largest indoor music festival in the world, known globally as the event where the past, present and future of jazz are featured within three days. Next to a firm base of jazz as the festival’s staple music genre, many others, such as blues, soul, funk, or hip-hop, pass by. Enjoy two soulful performances: one by the Stanley Clarke Band on March 7, and one by The Crusaders on March 14. Tune in for a true guitar showdown by the trio of Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd, and Herb Ellis on March 21. Finally, don’t miss out on a performance by the legendary vocal group The Manhattan Transfer on March 28 - all on Stingray DJAZZ at 21:00 CE(S)T!
Stanley Clarke Band
SUNDAY, MARCH 7 AT 21:00 CET
In 1980, American bassist Stanley Clarke gave an unforgettable performance at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. Along with Chick Corea, Clarke was one of the founding members of Return to Forever, one of the first jazz fusion bands.
SUNDAY, MARCH 14 AT 21:00 CET
In 1987, American jazz fusion ensemble The Crusaders gave an unforgettable performance at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. Known as The Jazz Crusaders in the 1960s, the band was very successful into the 1980s, scoring a hit with “Street Life”.
Kessel, Byrd, Ellis
SUNDAY, MARCH 21 AT 21:00 CET
In 1982, legendary American guitarists Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, and Charlie Byrd gave an unforgettable performance at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, each bringing their very individual voices to the table.
The Manhattan Transfer
SUNDAY, MARCH 28 AT 21:00 CET
In 1987, popular American vocalese group The Manhattan Transfer gave an unforgettable performance at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague. This Grammy Award-winning group found success in 1975 and has explored various music styles ever since.