This past weekend Liberación received another 5 star review. This time from the Dutch newspaper TROUW. Translation: A powerful statement on the bandoneon WORLD Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble Liberacion (Bando Dreams) ***** __________ The current situation in the world brings engagement back in pop music. Last week Bob Geldof announced his Band Aid project against Ebola, […]
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Today, November 7th, this 5 star review came out about the new CD Liberación at the Noord-Hollands Dagblad newspaper! Translation: Classic Carel Kraayenhof, ‘Liberación’ (Bando Dreams) One of the reasons why the work of bandoneon player Carel Kraayenhof always intrigues, is that his music is never a given. His new CD ‘Liberación’, a tribute to […]
We are happy to read another positive review on the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble’s new CD Liberación. This one was published on the Dutch tango magazine ‘La Cadena’ (issued on early November 2014) Translation: CD REVIEW By COR GLORIE Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble When the bandoneón starts to play in So Long Island, the first track of […]
This review was posted on the newspaper of 31st of October. Translation: Kraayenhof: tribute to freedom By Giselle Ecury On 28 October I attended, in Amsterdam, to the official presentation of the new album of bandoneonist Carel Kraayenhof and his ensemble. A month ago I met him during Millicent Smeets-Muskus’, better known as ‘Dudi’, book […]
The Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble’s new CD Liberación is now available! You can purchase it at your favourite shop, online or download it. It is also available at our own webshop!!! Enjoy!
On the 28th of October this great review was published at the Dutch newspaper de Telegraaf. Translation: LITTLE MOMENT OF HAPPINESS Carel Kraayenhof lets himself be inspired by everything he feels, hears and experiences around him. It stimulates our curiosity. Where would he have been with his thoughts during the creation of So Long, Island? […]
From October 22 to 26 Carel and Thirza (his manager) were present at the WOMEX in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. This international world music forum takes place every 3 years in a different country. After the cold Kopenhagen, Santiago de Compostela was the center stage. ‘Carel Kraayenhof management and bookings’ had even its own stand! […]
Invited by Vondel CS Studios in Amsterdam, Het Klankcafé adds image to the sound. On Sunday November 9, recordings will take place of Het Klankcafé – visual radio; with the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble and violin talent Tim de Vries. There will also be a column by conductor Willem de Vriend about Bach, who succeeded in […]
On the new CD Liberación, in which Carel worked on for over two years and was released at the end of October, there are many new compositions related to the theme ‘Freedom’. Two of these compositions are ‘Cry for Freedom’ and ‘Aleppo’. Currently there are important talks being held between Carel Kraayenhof and the refugee […]
Carel Kraayenhof & Juan Pablo Dobal: „Puro. Música Argentina“ Bando Dreams An appealingly designed cover is a good `opener´ to approach new music. With their new CD Puro, the Dutch bandoneonist Carel Kraayenhof and the Argentine pianist Juan Pablo Dobal managed exactly this, including a well-featured booklet with several nostalgic photos to indicate what the […]