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/
Last week trumpeter Gidon Nunes Vaz released his debut album with a great band including myself on the piano! The release concert will be on 8 November in Ozio, Amsterdam. You can purchase the album here.
Some other concerts are coming up as well, check out the concerts page.
We got the opportunity to play nine concerts, to raise money for elephants and teach jazz to outstanding students in the local music school of Dar es Salaam.
Great news: in less than two weeks we will be on tour in Tanzania with the Floris Kappeyne Trio!