In the past two, have been focused on the standard repertoire. Michaela selecting more jazz repertoire while Robert, toward more funky and fusion music. For more than ten years, they have shared their private life and her music, performing together in jazz quartet, but also doubles as acoustic, conducting tours of creating music together. The fact that they have studied more about repertoire of jazz standard but more on jazz in general, give them music that hand that we do, to have a 'dictionary' too broad to present before the public. Hear their music, means always having a new horizon before to enjoy.
Being a singer and trumpetiste gives more Michaeles hand to crack each to their own interpretation, because it may choose to sing or play in trompe.
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Michael Gabriele - Piano
Pierre Kuthan - Bass
Roberto Titocci - Drum
Mixing traditional and modern elements is almost inevitable for most Mediterranean musician. This trio is no exception. Born in Thessaloniki Greece, Manos Tavlakis Trio is a classical and jazz guitars how also finds an expressive path through the Greek tradition of rebetiko and smyrneiko. After finishing his studies in the musical university of Corfu, he has collaborated with many Greek jazz musician, such as Dimos Dimitriados, George Kontrafouris, Loukia Palaiologou and others. Since 2012, he has formed his own trio with Alexandros Dellis (C/Bass) and Dimitris Livadiotis (Drum), which he has appeared in several venues around Greece. In their sets, someone will listen to influences from Greek to Balkan and of course jazz music.
Manos Tavlakis - Guitar
Alexandro Dellis - C/Bass
Dimitris Livadiotis - Drum
Ondrej Stveracek - Sax
Taulant Mehmeti - Guitar
Fatlind Ferati - Bass
Bajramliq Anas - Drums
He studied piano (jazz and improvizacion) Utrecht Conservatory with Bert van den Brink, Cor Bakker and Jeroen van Vliet. Masterclasses Colijn has performed with Louis van Dijk, Barry Harris, Fred Hersch, Brad Mehldau, Enrico Pieranunzi, John Taylor, Kenny Werner and Clare Fischer a week in Los Angeles. The Colijn Buis Trio has performed for seven years in a row, once a week in Utrecht Live Jam Session at Cees Place, with important guests like Hans Mantel, John Engels, Thijs van Leer, Hans Dulfer, Denise Jannah and more by the best artists of the Dutch and international music scene, from jazz to play in pop.
In addition to these activities, Colijn, has interpreted in many types of festivals, private and business celebrations, ceremonies, conferences, theaters and casino in these performances was as a pianist soloist, duet, we Thijs van Leer Trio with Denise Jannah, but also with quartet or big band orchestras. Has collaborated with major crust as Grootkoor PROJEKTEN conductor Harold Holland Lenselink, with nationaal Jeugdkoor (Netherlands Youth Choir) and the International Youth choir Choeur Robert Schuman in countries like Germany, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Colijn, as composer wins award The Kustanjer, submitted by Prins Bernhard Cultural Foundation in Utrecht.
His debut album "Horizon" (which consisted of original compositions interpreted together with Jasper van HULTEN, Sven Happel, Tom Beek and Thijs van Leer) to date has sold more than 1,500 copies of the album. While Colijn compositions are used in the soundtrack and cinematography Dutch television. Colijn music is interpreted in Albania, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the U.S. and Holland.
This author has also worked as arranxhues. There arranxhuar Mass 'Dona Nobis Pacem' composed by Thijs Van Leer for choirs, and that is displayed in the Cathedral of Notre Dam de Reims in France.
While as teachers, profession exercised in Konservaotrin of Utrecht, in the Jazzpodium SJU also giving private lessons and workshops organized.
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