Romain Bly

French horn Romain Bly (1987) plays the trumpet the French hornm the euphonium and the drums. He studied classical and early music in Paris before settling in Rotterdam. As a session musician, he records for artists such as Damon Albarn, The National, Leonard Cohen. As an arranger, he writes parts for artists such as Alb, […]

Rob van de Wouw

trumpet Trumpeter Rob van de Wouw, one of the leading musicians of the dutch electro-jazz scene released (Oct 2009) his second album ‘Tunnelvision’ produced by Marc de Clive-Lowe, which had outstanding reviews in the media. The album got an Edison (Dutch Grammy) for best Jazz/World album 2010 in The Netherlands His new sound, a collection […]

Nils van Haften

baritone saxophone / bass clarinet As a multiple reed player (soprano, tenor and baritone saxophone; clarinet and bass clarinet and flute) recorded over 30 cds, and performed in small groups and larger ensembles like The Bob Brookmeyer New Art Orchestra, The Dutch Jazz Orchestra, The Metropole Orchestra, The Frankfurt Radio Bigband and The New […]

Mark Schilders

drums  Mark Schilders is a talent to be watched in the up and coming young jazz scene. His crystalline sound demonstrates an intimate understanding of traditional swing while still incorporating his own modern style. His playing perfectly supports a leader, but drives a band so naturally with strong, melodic phrasing and undeniable musical prowess.A […]

Louk Boudesteijn

trombone Louk is one of the founding members of the orchestra, and one of its artistic directors. Louk Graduated from the Rotterdam Conservatory in 2002. In 2001 he won the Erasmus jazzprize and played in Carnegie Hall, NY with his BandW Quintet. Together with his lifelong musical companion Rob van de Wouw Louk has […]

Johan Plomp

bass Johan Plomp studied double bass and composition / arranging at the Conservatory in Hilversum (the Netherlands). With Miguel Martinez, he is the founder of ‘What’s The Tonic – the Quartet’. As a bass player and composer, his name is on many CDs, with artists like Wim Overgaauw, Buddies In Soul (Cees Slinger), Loet […]

Jelle Roozenburg

guitar Jelle Roozenburg is a guitarist in many different bands and is active as a composer and arranger for Bonsai Panda, New Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra and Shoebills, among others. Studied jazz guitar with Ed Verhoeff, Reinier Baas, Ronald Schmitz and Ben de Bruijn and took composition lessons with Stefan Lievestro and Paul van Brugge. See […]

Jan van Duikeren

trumpet Jan van Duikeren studied at the Rotterdam conservatory with Jarmo Hoogendijk. In 1997 he won the first edition of the Erasmus Jazz prize. An incentive prize for promising jazz musicians. In addition to the NRJO, Van Duikeren currently plays with his own band Fingerprint, The Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, the JvD4 (with […]

Frans Cornelissen

tuba Frans Cornelissen (Rotterdam, 1966), Trombone, euphonium, bass tuba. In addition to his work as a performing musician, Frans works as a composer, arranger and conductor. He can be heard on more than 70 CDs and as a permanent arranger and horn section leader of composer Fons Merkies and participated in dozens of films, […]

Cyrille Oswald

saxophone/flutes Cyrille graduated in 2001 at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He released his first solo-album “Nerve” in 2007 with Jeroen van VLiet, Stefan Lievestro and Erik Kooger, which was well received in the press (a.o. 5 stars in magazine Jazz). In 2010, Czech label “Animal Music” released his album “The Wrong Present”, […]