Last autumn we released an EP with Matt Bianco (Mark Reilly) and launched ‘The Things You Love’ tour. We played in Indonesia, Japan and the Netherlands. New Cool and Matt Bianco (Mark) gelled so well together that we decided to record another set of songs at our studio in Amsterdam. The new numbers appear with […][..] Read more »
It’s time for our new single with Matt Bianco (Mark Reilly), called ‘Breaking Out’. After the success of the EP, we decided to make a full album together. This is the first single of that album ‘The Things You Love’, which goes on sale in Benelux on 27 May. Digital and cd versions first, the vinyl release will follow a […][..] Read more »
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 »
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.