TICKETS – January. 16th * 2022

On January 16th 2022, I will give a solo piano concert, here in The Yellow Hippo Studios. More information and tickets, click here * TICKETS * Hope to see you there! 💛 ~ Fred...

Online fanfare 🎺

This is a really cool little website. It’s a small online fanfare. I guess you’ll figure out how it works, just like that 😉 http://www.audepicault.com/fanfare/fanfare.htm Enjoy! ~ Fred...

(a bit of the) Story of my Life

Since I was a kid, music has always been a huge part of my (daily) life. I grew up in a house, where (classical) music was always heard. Either coming from the radio, my mom singing or my dad playing the clarinet or the piano. Nothing but beautiful memories...

Black Napkins

Each year, people around the world celebrate Zappadan, starting December 4th and ending on December 21st. The dates mark respectively Frank Zappa’s death (1993) and birth (1940). Zappa fans remember him during these days, by ‘doing something Zappa’ every day. Wether it is cranking a record, watch a concert...

It finally got to me

From the moment IT all started (and changed the world and daily life as we knew it) until now, I have docilely complied, obeyed and kept low profile. I had nothing to complain about, was fortunate to be able to continue teaching (albeit online), had no worries about money...

01100100 – solo piano

On October 11th 2021, I composed and recorded this 4 odd minutes solo piano piece. I have cryptically named it 01100100. The track was recorded live in The Yellow Hippo Studios. Click the button to go to my Bandcamp-page. You can listen (and purchase) the track there (and quite...

Freq. L

De formatie Freq L. richt zich voornamelijk op Jazz waarbij de electrische gitaar centraal staat.Oprichters Fred Händl en Herrie Friend begonnen hun muzikale reis op de Oirschotse Heide in de warme zomer van 1991 toen zij hun eerste volledige nummer Don’t Steal My Guitar live vertolkten voor een select...

Needle and Thread – a parable

Needle and Thread is the story of girl. And of socks. And of voices in her head. Fred Händl / Mark Watson Buy this track on Bandcamp Needle and Thread ’T was the green socks she was wearing. The ones with the embroidered logo around her ankles. You know,...

Piano Buiten Festival – Sep. 12 2021

Sunday September 12th 2021 marked the date of the second Piano Buiten Festival in Culemborg. Last year I played two sets of my arrangements of the music of Frank Zappa. This year, I had the honour and pleasure to be invited again to come and play. No Zappa this...

Brasserie Berlage – Aug. 28 2021

On Saturday August 28th, I had a wonderful gig at a beautiful location, here in The Hague. Brasserie Berlage was the decor for Jim’s 75th birthday party. I played a white (!) Yamaha G2 grand piano. Lovely instrument. Nice detail … it was my longest gig ever. I played...