Entries by Thirza

Argentina trip – Bandoneons for Jujuy

Bandoneons for Jujuy   After Carel and I saw the documentary ‘El sonido del bandoneon’, by Jiska Rickels, at the end of 2012 we decided to start collecting money to buy bandoneons to bring to Jujuy, one of the poorest provinces in Argentina. We thought it was time to do something back for the country […]

Edison (Dutch Grammy) nomination for cd Liberacion

Our album ‘Liberación’ is nominated for an Edison World (the Dutch Grammy)! We are over the moon with happiness and very proud that particularly this CD, which was recorded at the Beauforthuis in Austerlitz (NL) under our own label, through crowdfunding and private savings, was nominated by the jury of the Edison Foundation. On this […]

Newsletter -Temporary replacement for Bert Vos

Dear friends and colleagues, It is a fascinating day in the canals van Amsterdam. People walk around on a very warm and sunny day. The air is electrical and the first bees and butterflies fly enchantingly. It was possibly about 20 years ago, when Carel and Leo Vervelde asked me to, temporarily, be the manager […]

review Hotel Victoria

Review CD: Hotel Victoria By: Pablo Rego www.musicasdelmundo.com TANGO AND MUCH MORE IN A BALANCED MIX OF TECHNIQUE, TALENT AND CULTURES Once you hold in your hands a CD called ‘Hotel Victoria’ (the title of a classic tango) where the Dutch headliner Carel Kraayenhof plays the bandoneón and the Argentinean Juan Pablo Dobal is on […]

Review 4 stars! Hotel Victoria -de Telegraaf

Nomad-existence HOTEL VICTORIA Carel Kraayenhof and Juan Pablo Dobal travel through the country with the music-performance Hotel Victoria. The cd with the same name is a sensitive reproduction of the emotions shared by travelling musicians. The title refers to the famous Gran Hotel Victoria in Buenos Aires where artists used to meet each other, but […]