is organizer and Artistic Director of the annual Heineken International
Boogie & Blues Festival Holland. During this event, the best
Boogie Woogie and Blues pianists from around the world perform for over
Performers of previous festivals are, amongst others, Bob Seeley (USA),
Littlefield (USA), Axel
Zwingenberger (D), Henry Butler (USA), Rob Rio (USA), Ernest Lane (USA),
Mike Sanchez (UK), Big Jay McNeely (USA), Julian Phillips (UK), Don Washington
(USA), Frank Muschalle (D), David Maxwell (USA), Ricky Nye (USA), Vince
Weber (D), Jean-Pierre Bertrand (F), Jorg Hegemann (D), Jean-Paul Amouroux
(F), Fabrice Eulry (F), Christian Rannenberg (D), Chris Conz (CH), Silvan
Zingg (CH), Stefano Franco (It), Pia Beck (NL), Rob Agerbeek (NL), Jaap
Dekker (NL), Eeco Rijken Rapp (NL), Thijmen Vonk (NL), Jeroen Sweers (NL),
Jan Vayne (NL) and Martijn Schok (NL).
Besides top pianists, the festival offers a lot of great other musical
acts such as (tap)dancing, dance shows and many musical surprises.
The organizing Foundation Boogie Promotions Holland has the statutory
purpose to promote Boogie Woogie and Piano Blues in Holland. The foundation
has been established in September 2003 by Martijn Schok, Chairman of the
For all the information about the Boogie Woogie Festival, please visit
the festival website www.boogiefestival.nl.