Tomorrow, April 22, is Record Store Day. A day to celebrate and support independent record stores. We (New Cool Collective Big Band) will also be part of this special day, releasing an exclusive 7″ colored vinyl single featuring Thierno Koité. The single features two live versions of tracks from our upcoming album with the Big Band […][..] Read more »
Thanks to everyone that came out to our shows in England! We had a blast. Click here to see all pictures.[..] Read more »
New Cool Collective announces two new albums, a special Record Store Day release and a club tour. In the run-up to their 25th anniversary next year, the band continues to forge ahead with an even more productive year than ever. New Cool Collective Big Band feat. Thierno Koité album As a 19-person big band formation, […][..] Read more »
New Cool Collective have been happily grooving on 24 years of fame thanks to their unique mix of jazz, dance, latin, salsa, afrobeat and boogaloo. They are always funky, energetic and danceable.
As pioneers in the Dutch jazz scene NCC has received many awards and the band have toured the great expanses of Benelux, Great Britain, Germany, Africa, Canada, Russia and Asia. They not only play hipster jazz clubs but also such huge pop and rock festivals as Roskilde (Denmark), Sziget (Hungary), Fuji Rock (Japan), Lowlands (Netherlands), Camden Mix Festival (UK) and the Aberdeen Alternative Festival (UK). And they collaborated with many Dutch and international artists on tour and in the studio. To name a few: Tony Allen, Mapacha Africa, Andrew Roachford, Jules Deelder, Typhoon, Guus Meeuwis, Matt Bianco, Thierno Koite, John Buijsman and Georgie Fame.
NCC includes saxophonist Benjamin Herman, guitarist Rory Ronde, drummer Joost Kroon, percussionists Frank van Dok and Jos de Haas, pianist Willem Friede, bassist Leslie Lopez and trumpet-player David Rockefeller.