BRUUT!

Live Act Jazz Boogaloo Surf
BRUUT! - Jazz Boogaloo Surf Live Act in Amsterdam

BRUUT! Short Info

Something went terribly wrong a few seconds before BRUUT! had even played their first note in front of a
live audience. They were introduced in a way that made the musicians realise that their expectations were
very different from that of the host and public. Even though all the band members are all highly skilled and
trained musicians, capable of recreating any atmosphere, they were being expected to produce only one.
A collective chill went down their spine as they heard ‘’Okay ladies and gentlemen, let’s hear it for this....
jazz band!’’ Yes, ‘jazz’ is not a word the knowledgeable like to use… And so when the band walked on stage
they were confronted with hundreds of shiny faces hungry for loudness, sweat and never ending grooves.
The party organisers had made a fatal mistake…
Under the influence of an overly-high stage, overly large amplifiers and an overly sweaty audience, this
evening produced a single mission. Within seconds the musical direction of the band was set. A
misunderstanding – and BRUUT! – was born.
BRUUT! and the superjazz formula
So where does this bring us? To the surrealism of Quentin Tarantino films, second-hand records and old
Westerns. To the vibe of lava lamps and Photoshopped boogaloo, to a 1960s that is as unfocused as the
1960s you see on Youtube…BRUUT! swings hard. They balance the colourful with the unpolished, and the
danceable with the listenable. In short: BRUUT! is all about super jazz.
Internationally the band keeps expanding their territories with shows in: Japan, Poland, Burkina Faso,
Germany, England, South-Africa, Spain, Surinam, Turkey and Belgium.
BRUUT!’s very succesfull self-titled debut album was released in 2012. With their second studio album ‘FIRE’
(2013) BRUUT! will further establish their fame as one of the most original and energetic jazz bands of our time.

Something went terribly wrong a few seconds before BRUUT! had even played their first note in front of a
live audience. They were introduced in a way that made the musicians realise that their expectations were
very different from that of the host and public. Even though all the band members are all highly skilled and
trained musicians, capable of recreating any atmosphere, they were being expected to produce only one.
A collective chill went down their spine as they heard ‘’Okay ladies and gentlemen, let’s hear it for this....
jazz band!’’ Yes, ‘jazz’ is not a word the knowledgeable like to use… And so when the band walked on stage
they w...

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Past Gigs BRUUT!

  • 03 | 2015 Hotel de Beurs, Hoofddorp Meerjazz festival
  • 03 | 2015 Patronaat, Haarlem BRUUT! live
  • 02 | 2015 De Stoep, Spijkenisse BRUUT! live
  • 12 | 2014 Oosterpoort, Groningen BRUUT! live
  • 12 | 2014 Windkracht, Den Helder BRUUT! live
  • 12 | 2014 Bimhuis, Bimhuis BRUUT! live

Discography BRUUT!

  • 2013 Glimpse Single | Dox Records
  • 2013 Fire Album | Dox Records
  • 2012 BRUUT! Album | Dox Records
  • 2012 Jump Single | Dox Records
  • 2011 BRUUT! EP | Dox Records

Media

  • Video BRUUT! - Promo

Origin

  • Amsterdam NL

Founded

  • 2010

Members

  • Maarten Hogenhuis sax
  • Folkert Oosterbeek hammond
  • Thomas Rolff double bass
  • Felix Schlarmann drums