Tijn Wybenga & AM.OK

By Monday February 24th, 2020artist-2020

Tijn Wybenga & AM.OK

Exciting and energetic music that mixes intelligence and an element of surprise

Tijn Wybenga & AM.OK

Exciting and energetic music that mixes intelligence and an element of surprise

 

Tijn Wybenga’s music is a far cry from the safe middle ground. The young composer and band leader much prefers to seek out the poetry in musical intersections. Between jazz, classical and electronic music. Between composition and improvisation. Between the thoughtful and the unexpected. AM.OK’s strong line-up is therefore quite different from your average orchestra. The young performers were mainly chosen for their personality as musicians. The uniqueness of their sound is an essential aspect of the music, creating the perfect conditions to make anything possible. As a conductor, Wybenga often drops the reins, convinced as he is that a composer can make good use of chance. Working in the moment like this creates exciting, energetic
music, as varied as life itself. Temperamental music also, offering ever changing moods. Sometimes subtle and subdued, sometimes bright and exuberant.
Wybenga’s talent has already been widely recognized: he won the Rogier van Otterloo Award, received a composition commission from the Metropool Orkest and is affiliated with the Amsterdam Bimhuis as a Nieuwe Maker. Rightly so. Wybenga always fulfils his promise of uplifting music and a sparkling band that visibly enjoys creating together.

Tijn Wybenga – composer/conductor
Alistair Payne – trumpet
Kika Sprangers – saxophone
Odei Al Magut – trombone
Frederico Calcagno – bass clarinet
Pablo Rodriguez – violin
George Dumitriu – violin/viola
Yanna Pelser – violin
Pau Sola – cello
Angelo Boltini – live electronics
Felix Back – synthesizers
Vuma Levin – guitar
Alessandro Fongaro – double bass/bass guitar
Alex Brajkovic – drums
Tom Pritchard – percussion

Tijn Wybenga & AM.OK at Music Meeting

Day: Saturday May 30
Time: Soon
Stage: Soon

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