“Pianist Floris Kappeyne (1995) behoort tot de jonge generatie jazzmuzikanten die de traditie omarmt. Beïnvloed door McCoy Tyner, Fats Waller en Art Tatum en de vroege stroming ‘stride piano’ binnen de jazz, vertaalt Kappeyne de filosofie achter deze traditie naar bijzonder sterk eigen werk……”
We feel lucky to have our album reviewed by Erno Elsinga on Jazzenzo. Read it here!
Last month we played a short show during a live Radio performance. Jazzism featured our performance on it’s website, you can download the track here for free!
We’re happy to announce that on the 2nd of June our album “Interchange” was released on Challenge Records.
It is now for sale at our concerts, as well as on the website of Challenge Records, on Itunes etc.
You can also listen to it on Spotify.
On Sunday 7 May, we will be featured on tv program “Vrije Geluiden”
You can preview the episode here.
Our album will be out on June the 2nd, but it is already available as pre-order.
Click on Listen for a preview our debut album, which will be released in May this year!
In the beginning of January we recorded our debut album, to be released on Challenge Records International in May 2017. Stay tuned!
The Floris Kappeyne Trio has been selected as one of the finalists in the Zilina International Jazz Competition in Bratislava! We are looking forward to playing and hearing the other finalists play.
More information coming at the end of August here:
Last week the trio had the honor of receiving the “Gigstarter Talent Award“.
I’m happy to announce that this year, we will be making our debut-cd for Challenge records as part of the prize. Stay tuned!
Govert Driessen shoots fantastic photographs , and I was lucky enough to be contacted by him for his “Jonge Helden” column for Jazzism. Read it here!
Also, I’m very happy with the (Dutch) review David Cohen wrote for the “Tribute to KD” cd Gidon Nunez Vas recorded this summer. Read it here!
Since this summer, I am being endorsed by the Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds (The Netherlands). They are lending me one of their grand pianos to practice on in my house, for which I owe them eternal gratitude. Check out their website here! http://www.muziekinstrumentenfonds.nl/