JORRIT DIJKSTRA

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The music of saxophonist and composer Jorrit Dijkstra (Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1966) draws from the jazz tradition in spirit and sound, but has crossed stylistic and cultural borders in order to express a strong, evolving personal vision. He spent his formative years in Amsterdam’s vibrant improvisation community playing jazz, free improvisation, and world music. Since moving to the United States in 2002, Dijkstra has deepened his affinity with the experimental forces of American music, while staying in touch with his Dutch musical roots.

Dijkstra’s recent projects include The Whammies play the Music of Steve Lacy, an all-star group with leading improvisers for the Chicago, Boston and Amsterdam, and an electro-acoustic duo with New York drummer/composer John Hollenbeck. Dijkstra’s use of analog electronics – including the Lyricon, a vintage electronic wind instrument from the seventies – extends his already flexible saxophone sound into an idiosyncratic mix of cool jazz, free improvisation, avant-rock and
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JORRIT DIJKSTRA 30 micro​-​stems album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
30 micro​-​stems
Avant-Garde Jazz 2002
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Jorrit Dijkstra + John Hollenbeck: Sequence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jorrit Dijkstra + John Hollenbeck: Sequence
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
JORRIT DIJKSTRA The Flatlands Collective: Gnomade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Flatlands Collective: Gnomade
Avant-Garde Jazz 2007
JORRIT DIJKSTRA The Flatlands Collective: Maatjes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Flatlands Collective: Maatjes
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Pillow Circles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pillow Circles
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Music for Reeds and Electronics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music for Reeds and Electronics
Third Stream 2014
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Never Odd or Even album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Never Odd or Even
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2015
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Bathysphere album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bathysphere
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Matchbox album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Matchbox
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015

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JORRIT DIJKSTRA Trio Jorrit Dijkstra, Steve Argüelles, Mischa Kool album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trio Jorrit Dijkstra, Steve Argüelles, Mischa Kool
Avant-Garde Jazz 1992
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Trio Jorrit Dijkstra + Stuart Hall : Whistle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trio Jorrit Dijkstra + Stuart Hall : Whistle
Avant-Garde Jazz 1995
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Trio Jorrit Dijkstra + Benoît Delbecq : European Echoes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trio Jorrit Dijkstra + Benoît Delbecq : European Echoes
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
JORRIT DIJKSTRA New Crosscurrents album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Crosscurrents
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
JORRIT DIJKSTRA Pillow Circles Live Bimhuis Amsterdam album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pillow Circles Live Bimhuis Amsterdam
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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