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Beets Brothers

The Beets Brothers

'A world class jazz act' the the prestigues jazzmagazine Downbeat wrote about the brothers Marius, Alexander and Peter Beets. From 1985 the brothers performed together as "The Beets Brothers”. In 1988 Peter won the prestigious Pall Mall Swing Award and a year later the Princess Christina Award. In 1990 the first recording of The Beets Brothers appeared Now the brothers released over 10 albums in various combinations with legends like Jeff Hamilton, Curtis Fuller, Houston Person, Ronnie Cuber, Paulette Mc Williams and Deborah Brown. The brothers tour all over the world and did over 1800 performances.

The Beets Brothers created their own easily recognizable sound, comprised of a pronounced tone-picture superimposed on swinging rhythmic patterns and a characteristic blistering energy. They play comprehensible main-stream jazz, widely appreciated by their audiences.

The three brothers, either together or with other musicians play all over the world. They toured in Japan, India, Thailand, Russia and almost all European countries as a band. Invididually together they played in over 72 different countries worldwide.. The Beets Brothers worked with Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Elvin Jones, George Coleman, Johnny Griffin, Chris Potter,John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Larry Grenadier, Greg Hutchinson, Curtis Fuller, Teddy Edwards, James Moody, Bud Shank, Johnny Griffin, George Coleman, Ronnie Cuber, Dave Liebman, Herb Geller, Rita Reys, Greetje Kauffeld, Deborah Brown,Trijntje Oosterhuis, Paulette Mc Williams, Koh Mr. Saxman.

Starting their Asian tour on 26th of September the Beets Brothers will perform at Bangkok Festivals and the Samui Latin and Jazz Week.

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