Events

September
Th
27
09

EU-Jazz Night: Pomrad & Antikythera

20.30 Ainsi The EU-Region is full of great jazz artists, we want to show them off. This edition we’re turning Ainsi into a nightclub, with two of the funkiest bands around - Pomrad and Antikythera. Meer info
October
Tu
23
10

Julian Lage Trio

20.30 Ainsi Julian Lage has fulfilled the promise of his extraordinary childhood talent and taken the jazz guitar world by a storm. With two Grammy nominations in his pocket, his poignant, melodic music combines elements of pre-Bebop, folk and swing with just a dash of rock. Meer info
Tu
23
10

Masterclass – Julian Lage

14.00 Maastricht Conservatorium Annex In partnership with Jazz Maastricht, The Conservatorium Maastricht is presenting a masterclass with world-renowned guitarist Julian Lage. Some of the top students at the Conservatorium Maastricht will be performing and be receiving coaching in the masterclass. Attendance is free and open to the general public. Meer info
 
We
31
10

Jef Neve, Spirit Control feat. Teus Nobel

20.30 Ainsi Flemish master-pianist Jef Neve latest project Spirit Control explores a newfound direction in his artistry: a perfect balancing act between control and freedom, a stunning combination of neoclassicism and jazz. He’ll be joined by rising trumpet star Teus Nobel. Meer info
November
Mo
12
11

Antonio Sánchez & Migration + Jazzmeia Horn

20.00 Theater a/h Vrijthof An evening featuring two of the best contemporary jazz musicians in the world: master drummer Antonio Sanchez, and the biggest breakthrough artist of 2017: singer Jazzmeia Horn.  Meer info
Th
15
11

Hans Dulfer & Kim Hoorweg

20.30 Ainsi One of the most versatile Dutch saxophonists Hans Dulfer, with promising young singer Kim Hoorweg, in an evening full of blues and jazz classics. Meer info
Tu
20
11

Impact Night: The Internet of Jazz

20.30 Ainsi An evening of productions created in the twilight zone between jazz and technology, art and science, experimentation and expression. During the evening Tin Men & The Telephone will present the first volume in their World Domination series and Christian Klinkenberg and his orchestra will perform "The Leaves That Hung But Never Grew" Meer info
December
Th
06
12

Hailey Tuck & Tim Finoulst Trio

20.30 Ainsi An evening of swinging jazz with Hailey Tuck and the Tim Finoulst Trio Meer info
We
12
12

Louis – What a Wonderful Christmas

20.30 Bonbonnière Inspired by Christmas albums of jazz greats like Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, The Legends, led by trumpeter, singer, and storyteller Michael Varekamp, have created own Christmas program, with special guest singer Sarah Fairfield. What a Wonderful Christmas will take you on a warm journey through Winter Wonderland. An evening in front of the fire, surrounded by everyone and everything you hold dear. Meer info
January
Th
10
01

The Ploctones

20.30 Ainsi The Ploctones are a tour de force of rhythmic intensity and creative compositions, their infectious energy will have you dancing in no time.  Meer info
Th
24
01

Yuri Honing

20.30 Ainsi Saxophonist Yuri Honing has been at the top of his game for years. After his successful theater tour, "Yuri Honing's Longing," he has created a new concert based on his most recent album Goldbrun.  Prepare to be enraptured by the amazing soundscapes of this Edison- and Boy Edgar- prize-winner. Meer info
February
Th
07
02

EU-Jazz Night: Albert Villa, Cast Glass, Frey/Suilen

20.30 Ainsi The EU-Region is full of great artists, we want to show them off! This edition combines the best Spanish jazz guitarist in NL, talent from the alt. jazz scene and an exceptional trumpet/piano duo. Meer info
Sa
16
02

Stefano Bollani & Philharmonie Zuidnederland

20.00 Theater a/h Vrijthof Jazz Maastricht and the Theater aan het Vrijthof are joining forces with the Phiharmonie Zuidnederland to present an evening where jazz and classical meet like never before. Conductor Dimitri Liss and virtuoso Italian jazz pianist Stefano Bollani have curated a concert unlike anything else in this season.  Meer info
March
Mo
11
03

Lizz Wright – Grace

20.00 Theater a/h Vrijthof Lizz Wright belongs to a rare breed of vocalists building on the tradition of Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. A preacher’s daughter who honed her talent singing in gospel choirs, she’s become a matriarch of American Jazz singing. Meer info
Mo
11
03
 
April
Th
04
04

EU-Jazz Night: Dada Bölüm & Toon Roos

20.30 Ainsi The EU-Region is full of great artists, we want to show them off! This evening we're presenting Tim Daemen's unconventional quartet Dada Bölüm and European sax maestro Toon Roos. Meer info
May
Th
09
05

Janne Schra

20.30 Ainsi Janne Schra became famous with her pop-jazz band Room Eleven. Since then she's gone solo, making a number of celebrated albums with some of the best artists and producers in The Netherlands. Janne has performed all over the world: at the Montreal Jazz Festival, in Berlin, in Tokyo, etc. She's made gold and platinum records, and her album PONZO (2015) was nominated for an Edison, and a 3voor12 Award immediately. Now it's time for a new project: LALALA LOVE Meer info
Su
19
05

Big Band Night – Feat. Jennie Lena

20.00 Theater a/h Vrijthof Full Swing Ahead! Big Bands emerged from the nightclubs of New Orleans for one purpose: To get feet tapping and hips swinging. We’re bringing the swing to Maastricht with The Big Band Night featuring the Jack Million Band and the Mo Jones Big Band with special guest Jennie Lena! Meer info