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NEJO Northern European Jazz Orchestra

[Netherlands] Groningen Winschoten

The North European Jazz Orchestra is a professional big band. The band is based in the Netherlands, features an international line-up and is conducted by Kurt Weiss. Founded in 2011 The Northern European Jazz Orchestra is a professional big band based in the Netherlands. Featuring an international line-up the band is currently one of the most promising exponents on the European big band scene having performed with numerous well known European guest soloists including among others, Fay Claassen, Francien van Tuinen, Joyce Stevens, Bert Boeren, Esther Groenenberg and Ruud Breuls. Conducted by American trumpet player, Kurt Weiss, the bands repertoire consists mostly of original compositions and arrangements written by Europe’s top composers and arrangers. The band performs a series of concerts per season in the Posthuis theater in Heerenveen and is proud to call this venue home.