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"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make." - Truman Capote

Dutch pianist Wolfert Brederode (1974) earned his masters degree in both classical and jazz piano at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. His refined and focused touch, his concern for the musical flow at any circumstance and his creativity are the hallmarks of his playing and he is being recognized as a highly personal and poetic voice in the jazz scene today. Apart from his activities as a performer Wolfert writes the music for his own ensembles and he also contributed compositions to several theatre- and dance productions.With groups such as the Wolfert Brederode Trio, Nimbus, the Wolfert Brederode Quintet and Susanne Abbuehl he has been performing at jazz clubs, theatres and concert halls throughout Europe, Canada and South Africa. He appeared on major festivals such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, JazznoJazz, Jazztage Leverkusen, Jazz à Vienne, Molde, Banlieues Bleues, Montréal Jazz Festival, Nevers, Paris Jazz Festival, Cape Town, Brussels, Le Mans, Jazz d'Or, Cully and Vicenza. Concerts have been broadcasted on radio in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France and Iceland. TV-appearances in the Netherlands and Germany.The latest ensembles in which Wolfert is involved are a duo with drummer Joost Lijbaart, a quartet with Claudio Puntin-clarinets, Mats Eilertsen-double bass and Samuel Rohrer-drums and 'Prompter'; a project, initiated by bassist Gulli Gudmundsson and Wolfert, that focuses on music & sound for drama- and modern dance productions.Both as leader and sideman Wolfert can be heard on various cd productions for record labels such as A-Records, Daybreak, Buzz Records, Jazz in Motion and ECM Records.Wolfert has worked with artists such as David Liebman, Jeanne Lee, Arve Henriksen, Ack van Rooyen, John Ruocco, Rachel Gould, Ronan Guilfoyle, Angelo Verploegen, Tony Lakatos, Ed Verhoeff, Harry Sokal, Trygve Seim, Hans van Oosterhout, Stefan Lievestro, Kristina Fuchs, Michel Portal, Per Oddvar Johansen, Toon Roos, Rob Madna, Lucas Niggli, Tony Overwater, Jasper Blom, Jojo Mayer, Gerald Veasley, Wolfgang Puschnig, Cristina Branco & Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Eric Vloeimans and Yuri Honing.

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Heaven On My Mind (vinyl)
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet
Heaven On My Mind
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet
One (reissue)
Joost Lijbaart | Wolfert Brederode
Carnet Imaginaire
Badenhorst | Baggiani | Celano | ft. Wolfert Brederode
Avalon Songs (vinyl)
Yuri Honing / Wolfert Brederode
Avalon Songs
Yuri Honing / Wolfert Brederode
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet
Bluebeard (vinyl)
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet
GOLDBRUN (white vinyl)
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet
Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet


Avalon - single Yuri Honing and Wolfert Brederode - video art by Mariecke van der Linden..
Yuri Honing & Wolfert Brederode 'Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte' Mariecke van der Linden videoart