Al Di Meola, Charlie Haden, Dizzy Gillespie and Paul Simon are just a few of the famous names that have called on the services of the musicians who make up the group Volcan. According to the critics, band members Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, Giovanni Hidalgo and Armando Gola can all be called pioneers of modern Latin jazz. The band members can be heard on over 150 albums as soloists or accompanists. The quartet has also received many Grammy nominations and awards, as well as other prizes and distinctions all over the globe. The band’s Volcan project is yet again earning them great respect. Wherever the super quartet performs, the audience instantly shows their appreciation. North Sea Jazz is looking forward to a passionate ensemble filled with fire and emotion, waiting to explode on stage and bring forth a lava stream of rhythm and melody.