BATIK

Live Act Jazz modern creative
BATIK - Jazz modern creative Live Act in Amsterdam

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BATIK

Joost Lijbaart - drums / percussion
Wolfert Brederode - piano
Ed Verhoeff - guitar
Clemens van der Veen - bass guitar

Batik is a new collective from Joost Lijbaart, Wolfert Brederode and Ed Verhoef.
Lijbaart and Brederode have been playing together as a duo since 2005. Their playing and blending to one instrument gets a new dimension in Batik.
For the new album Headland, the group was inspired by the internationally renowned artist Claudy Jongstra (known for her tapestries made of wool and felt).
Cover Text Headland
What do felt and music have in common?
When you make felt you compile. You collect and arrange and with nothing but wool, water and abrasion a whole new fabric arises that did not exist before. Music is also a compilation. You position and merge notes and create a living moment that invokes an emotion.
When searching a metaphor for our music the name of Claudy Jongstra came to the surface. I am a great admirer of her tapestry's. She works with wool and plant material in a special way. Experimenting, the whole process of unlikely arduous labour, the felting of materials into one with nothing but her own hands as tools. The colouring and all the tiny steps that lead to one great end product full of life. I could not have found a more beautiful symbolization of what Batik is all about.
About the album Headland
... The new quartet delivers a beauty of an album .. (4 stars, Jasper Jan Tamboer, Parool)
Batik ... The quartet brings a new conception of jazz... (4 stars, Trouw)
…Just wonderful ... (4 stars, Gijsbert Room, De Volkskrant)
So subtle ... and played with nuance that you get butterflies in your stomach ... (Mattie Poels, Music Frames)
... A feast for the ears ... (5 stars, Dutch Dagblad)

BATIK

Joost Lijbaart - drums / percussion
Wolfert Brederode - piano
Ed Verhoeff - guitar
Clemens van der Veen - bass guitar

Batik is a new collective from Joost Lijbaart, Wolfert Brederode and Ed Verhoef.
Lijbaart and Brederode have been playing together as a duo since 2005. Their playing and blending to one instrument gets a new dimension in Batik.
For the new album Headland, the group was inspired by the internationally renowned artist Claudy Jongstra (known for her tapestries made of wool and felt).
Cover Text Headland
What do felt and music have in common?
When you make felt you compile. You collect and arrange and with nothing b...

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Past Gigs BATIK

  • 01 | 2015 Hilversum Vorstin
  • 12 | 2014 Eindhoven Schouwburg
  • 12 | 2014 Eindhoven Wilhelmina
  • 12 | 2014 Dordrecht DJS
  • 12 | 2014 Leiden Hot House
  • 11 | 2014 Amsterdam Roode Bioscoop
  • 11 | 2014 Rotterdam Jazz International
  • 10 | 2014 Zwolle Cultuurschip Thor
  • 10 | 2014 Haikou, China HIYEAF
  • 10 | 2014 Seoul, South Korea Jarasum Jazz festival
  • 09 | 2014 Kuala Lumpur No Black Tie
  • 08 | 2014 Amsterdam Uitmarkt
  • 06 | 2014 Amsterdam Bimhuis

Discography BATIK

  • 2014 Headland Album | Challenge

Media

  • Video Batik - Headlands
  • Video Batik - Intertwined
  • Video Batik - Lady Y

Origin

  • Amsterdam NL

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Joost Lijbaart drums
  • Wolfert Brederode piano
  • Ed Verhoeff guitar
  • Mark Haanstra bassguitar

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