We are proud to announce that New Cool Collective will perform with Gregory Porter on the 11th of November in Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam. The pre-sale of this show starts on the 30th of April. 2016 is a very productive year for New Cool Collective. Beside the collaboration with Matt Bianco (Mark Reilly), with who […][..] Read more »
2016 is an amazingly busy and creative year for New Cool Collective. The continuation of the Matt Bianco project, a Dutch theatre tour (more info soon), a tour through Japan and the AMSTERDAM – DAKAR shows with Thierno Koite, the saxophonist of the legendary bands Orchestra Baobab and Le Sahel. NCC met Thierno during a trip through Africa in […][..] Read more »
By popular demand, following the success of ‘The Things You Love’ EP and tour New Cool Collective and Matt Bianco have recorded a complete album. Five new numbers appear on the disc alongside the EP tracks: including ‘Cry’, the superb combi with Clean Bandit singer Elisabeth Troy. ‘The Things You Love’ is already out in […][..] 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.