Codarts & Royal Conservatory Big Band conducted by John Ruocco with special guest Jorge Pardo
John Ruocco (conductor); Jorge Pardo (flute, saxophone); Codarts & Royal Conservatory Big Band (t.b.a.); Yoojin Ko (flute); Alekszandr Jaremko, Felician Honsig-Erlenburg (alto saxophone); Rubén Verdú Tomàs, Ukko Heinonen (tenor saxophone); Reindert Spanhove (baritone saxophone); Bart van der List, Laurie Carpenter, Niels van Willegen, Roel van der Zande, Tom Ridderbeekx (trumpet); Alejandro Antiñolo Torres, Sam Thomas, Seynabou Claerhout (trombone); Els Verbruggen (bass trombone); Benjamin Cok, Misha Cok (flamenco guitar); Daniel Dudok (guitar); Laurence Fish (piano); Matheus Nicolaiewski (double bass); Thomas de Visser (drums); Roman Sielert (percussion).
Fri 10 July 2015 16:45 - 17:45 Mississippi
The Codarts & Royal Conservatory Big Band was formed among the best jazz students at Codarts in Rotterdam and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, and is conducted by saxophonist John Ruocco. The big bands of both colleges played at North Sea Jazz many times before, both together and apart. The Codarts Big Band performed with internationally noted musicians such as Gerard Presencer, Bobby Sanabria, en Rick Margitza. The Royal Conservatory Big Band was led by renowned composers/conductors such as Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely, and Maria Schneider.