On 1 November, the new Tim Kliphuis Sextet embark on their debut Netherlands tour. The same day sees the release of their album, The Hilversum Sessions, in shops and on iTunes, supported by promotion on national radio. Check the Tour dates for details!
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Tim has been appointed improvisation teacher at the Amsterdam Conservatoire string faculty. He will work with all the strings on a freer approach to their instruments, as well as specific improvisation techniques and styles regularly through the year.
On 26-27 September 2015, the new Fifty Fiddles Festival sees the light. Concert hall De Doelen, Rotterdam, Holland, is the host and Tim has programmed the first edition with two special guests Frankie Gavin (Ireland) and Gjermund Larsen (Norway). The Rotterdam conservatoire features a plethora of young talent, soloists as well as the festival string [...]
On 22 August, at YMCA De Glind near Amersfoort, Holland, Tim will host a one-off concert featuring the tutors from Grappelli-Django Camp including names such as Tcha Limberger (gypsy violinist and guitarist) and Nous’che Rosenberg (the world’s most famous rhythm guitarist). An unparallelled gathering of talent … more info and order tickets here: www.grappellidjangocamp.com/concert
After moving to a bigger venue, Tim’s summer school teaching the gypsy jazz style to string players from around the world has again sold out. From 20 to 23 August, 75 students from as far afield as Canada, Turkey, Australia and of course America, Europe and the UK will be taught by a team of [...]
In the run up to the Amsterdam 8 May premiere of the jazz Four Seasons, Tim will play some sneak previews on programmes ‘Podium’ (Radio 4, 1 May, with members of the Tim Kliphuis Sextet) ’Opium’ and ‘Spiegelzaal’ (Radio 4, 1 and 3 May, with members of the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra). The premiere concert on 8 [...]
On 8, 9 and 10 May, the Tim Kliphuis Trio join forces with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Gordan Nikolic in the premiere of their jazz version of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. A 30 minute piece where each season has a different influence: Celtic folk, American soul, African groove and Continental gypsy jazz. Go to the [...]
Early January 2015, the Trio and three top Dutch string players record a new CD featuring Copland, Kliphuis, Ellington, Grappelli, Fauré and many others. The location is the oldest, art deco studio in Hilversum, Holland’s Radio&TV city. The six players are recorded solely with DPA microphones. Pre-order with a discount HERE.
Tim Kliphuis and his Trio are now DPA artists after signing an agreement with the Danish microphone makers. The DPA 4099 quickly became the top clip-on microphone for strings after its release, used worldwide for orchestral and band amplification and recording. Kliphuis has been using the 4099 since 2010.