Mete Erker & Jeroen van Vliet are among the top of the European jazz music scene.
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In 2019 they are celebrating an anniversary, playing together for 30 years, in a wide variety of musical environments: from a straight-ahead jazzquartet in ’89, collaborations with South African trumpeter Feya Faku, up till a program for church-organ, reeds and modern dance in 2008. Both are also members of the innovative quartet Estafest. Many of these projects and bands were recorded, and as a duo they recorded an album in 2004: Unseen Land. Impressionistic music inspired by the work of Dutch painter Mattie Schilders.
April 2019 their new duo-album ‘Pluis’ has been released containing new compositions and creative improvising and poetic beauty.
February 2022 their 3rd album ‘in’ will be released, recorded at the Bimhuis, Amsterdam.
Mete Erker, tenor-saxophone
Jeroen van Vliet, piano
new website! www.erkervliet.com
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