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The Biggles Big Band is proud to present their newest recording



LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE AMSTERDAM



Right after yet another inspiring Thailand Tour the band recorded a phenomenal performance in the Blue Note, a concert hall in the world renowned Amsterdam Conservatory.

The album is available on most streaming platforms but the best experience is of course on vinyl.
Well ... we have some good news: it's for sale 😁

Please click here for that good ol' swing feeling!



Our story

The Biggles Big Band is a 25-piece jazz orchestra from Amsterdam conducted by Mr Adrie Braat. The orchestra consists of 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 5 saxophones, guitar, piano, acoustic bass, drums and vocalist Clara Bakker. An extra string quartet consisting of 2 violins, viola and cello adds a sensational musical experience. Let the Biggles take you to the swing era with magical sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and jazz singers like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.



Recent and upcoming concerts

Friday 9 February

Jazzfestival Korat (TH)

Location  :   Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University
Thailand
Korat
        Starts 18:00

Saturday 10 February

Jazzfestival Korat (TH)

Location  :   Khao Yai
Korat
        Starts 17:00

Tuesday 13 February

Concert at Khonkaen international Jazzfestival 2024 (TH)

Location  :   Khon Kaen international jazz festival 2024
Khon Kaen Thailand
        Starts 17:30

Wednesday 14 February

Concert at Surin international Jazz Festival 2024 (TH)

Location  :   Surin
Thailand
Surin
        Starts 18:30

Thursday 15 February

Concert at Surin international Jazz Festival 2024 (TH)

Location  :   Surin
Thailand
Surin
        Starts 18:00

Sunday 18 February

Concert at Ubon Ratchatani University (TH)

Location  :   Ubon Ratchatani University
Ubon Ratchatani
        Starts 18:00

Wednesday 21 February

Concert at Don Bosco school in Kep (KH)

Location  :   Kep Cambodia
Don Bosco school Kep
Kep
        Starts 19:30

Friday 23 February

Concert at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh (KH)

Location  :   Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Phnom Penh
Phnom Peng
        Starts 19:00

Sunday 25 February

Community Concert at ibis Styles Siem Raep (KH)

Location  :   ibis Styles Siem Raep
Street 10, Mondol Muoy, Svay Dangkum
Siem Raep
        Starts 16:00

Sunday 3 March

Benefietconcert Mirror Paviljoen / Welcome home Biggles Thailand group

Location  :   Mirror Paviljoen
Waterlandse Zeedijk 1
Monnickendam
        Starts 15:00

Sunday 14 April

Sunday afternoon at Casablanca zeedijk

Location  :   Casablanca
Zeedijk 26
Amsterdam
        Starts 15:30

Saturday 27 April

Koningsdag at KZ Swing Philosophy

Location  :   Kompaszaal
KNSM laan 311
Amsterdam
        Starts 20:30

Sunday 5 May

Biggles plays Bevrijdingsfestival

Location  :   Westerpark
Westerpark
Amsterdam
        Starts 15:00

Thursday 9 May

Biggles@Breda Jazzfestival

Location  :   Breda Jazz Festival
Spanjaardsgat
Breda
        Starts 19:00

Sunday 12 May

Sunday afternoon at Casablanca zeedijk

Location  :   Casablanca
Zeedijk 26
Amsterdam
        Starts 15:30

Sunday 9 June

Red Light Jazz festival Amsterdam

Location  :   Casablanca
Zeedijk 26
Amsterdam
        Starts 14:00

Saturday 15 June

Private party rowing club

Location  :   Private Event
Amsterdam
        Starts 18:00

Sunday 19 October

Biggles Big Band @(Midden)Beemster

Location  :   Cultureel Centrum Onder de Linden
Middenweg 150
Middenbeemster
        Starts 15:00

Thailand Tour

The Biggles Big Band has been on tour to Thailand for eleven times. It has played throughout Thailand at Jazz festivals, luxury hotels and the Dutch Embassy. By playing a combination of swing era music and composition from His Late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Biggles has become a national phenomenon.

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