Tovarishchi – Live Performance

Sunday afternoon, November 7th – CD presentation for my new album Tovarishchi. During this concert, I will be playing pieced from the CD, as wel as some improvisations. Doors open: 14.00, start concert: 14.30 Please note: no admittance after start concert Price for the concert is 18 euros.This includes...

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...

Karig

het is bekendde woordenhet geduldde noodzaakgeweldig is het magerkijk! een meeuwnooit te oudvoor een neutdaar ga je knijp meik smachtaai en knuffelwit bruin zwarthet jaagt je aarzeltik zie hetvoel jekus jezeg dag ~Fh...

LIVE EVENT – JUL. 31st

To celebrate the succesful Kickstarter campaign – I will be hosting a Pre Album Launch Presentation, here in auditorium of The Yellow Hippo Studios. Date: 31st of July (last day of the Kickstarter campaign)Time: from 5 to 8 pmPrice: € 18 euros* (this includes a copy of the album,...

Beach Bar De Fuut – Jul. 8 2021

On July 8th, 2021, I was invited to come and play at a reception party for Peter’s retirement. A marvelous location, right on the beach! Beautiful weather and a great party. I played a Rippen piano (that was covered in beach sand – see photo), but surprisingly, none of...