Masterclass (for the Dance Workshop, please
Saturday afternoon, March 12th 2011 between 14:30 and 15:30 PM, before
the festival evening, the Stichting Boogie Promotions Holland organizes
a Piano Masterclass by Rob Agerbeek (NL). Rob will
be playing the piano and tell about boogie, blues piano and his views
and experiences. The Masterclass is in Dutch.
The Masterclass is open for everybody and primarily meant to be attended
by enthusiasts, fans and for piano players (amateurs and professionals).
Make your reservation now for this fun and educational opportunity!
To make your reservation, please click here.
Entrance fee is € 10. Payment is cash, before the start of the
Rob Agerbeek is one of the first Dutch boogie woogie pianists. In 1956,
Rob won the AVRO TV Jazzcompetition with his own boogie woogie quartet.
developed into a versatile and prominent international jazz pianist.
He toured with Art Blakey's Jazz Mesengers, recorded with tenor saxophone
player Dexter Gordon and played with many other American jazz artists
such as Ben Webster, Gene Ammons, Don Byas, Cecil Payne, Eddie Cleanhead
Vinson, Clark Terry, Joe Newman, Buddy Tate and Al Grey. Also, Rob has
been the pianist of the Dutch Swing College band formany years.
Agerbeek never stopped to love his first speciality, boogie woogie.
Rob gave piano lessons to many Dutch Boogie Woogie piano players.
Aken, mw. R van
Beekman, dhr. J.M.
Blok, dhr. P.
Blom, dhr. H.
Bon, E.G.P. van
Bon, dhr. G.E.A. van
Bon, S.G.E. van
Bon-Dijkstra, mw. M.E.C. van
Cloosterman, mw. B.
Mystica Rosa Deijnen
Draaisme, mw. J.
Flohr, dhr. W.
Lucassen, dhr. A.
dhr. T. van der
Muller, dhr. J.
Okhuizen, dhr. E.
Okhuizen, dhr. J.
Pijl, dhr. B. van der
Reinders Folmer, dhr. C.B.S.
Schrieck, dhr. G.L.M. van der
Stadt, dhr. R.J. van der
Starreveld, dhr. H.P.J.
Vemer, dhr. J.
Right after the Piano Masterclass, Young
Talent can perform 1 or 2 boogie woogie, piano blues or jazz
songs. Also others can apply to play during the Open Stage
after the Piano Masterclass.
The performances of the Young Talents and performances during
the Open Stage are only accessible for attendants of the Piano Masterclass.