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 »
The recently worldwide released album ‘ The Things You Love’ by New Cool Collective & Mark Reilly (Matt Bianco) has received some positive reviews from the international press. German website MusikReviews.de gave the album 11 out of 15 of points and called it ‘an album that will definitely put a smile on your face’. AlbumCheck.de […][..] Read more »
After the release in Japan and the Benelux the album ‘The Things You Love’ by New Cool Collective & Matt Bianco (Mark Reilly) will see a worldwide release. The album will be released on the 28th of October via earMUSIC (Edel) in collaboration with Dox Records New Cool Collective is excited about the release: We are […][..] 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.