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4FUN & NMBB Open Day Rijdend Unifil Museum

  17 February 2017

The 17th of April, the Traditional Open Day of the "Dorstige Types" (Thirsty Types) takes place. Both afternoon and evening there are many activities to enjoy, such as: - Military event, - Tours with army vehicles, - YP-408 armored vehicle, - Face painting for children - Live music - much ...

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Looking back on Open Rehearsal January 15

  16 January 2017

Prior to the Open Rehearsal January 15, 2017 there were some doubts whether it would be something. 6 substitutes (bass, guitar, piano, trumpet, alto and tenor sax) and singer Helen had called in sick. But then you see a rehearsal can proceed quite surprising. The set list had to be ...

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Looking back on the TOP2000 BigBand Festival

  29 December 2016

Blues, Rock, Funk, Pop, Soul and Latin. On Tuesday, December 27th, all these style were heard at the Big band festival. The three big bands that played there, made a big spectacle. It was a swinging and most diverse night ......

The NMBB began the evening with a varied repertoire. ...

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Merry Christmas

  19 December 2016

We wish you a Merry Christmas and hope to meet you the 27th of December at the Big Band Festival on the TOP2000 Afterparty in De Vorstin in Hilversum.

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Impression of rehearsal for Kerstmis aan de Eem

  16 December 2016

For the 10th and last Kerst aan de Eem concert on December 23 at Theater De Flint, everyone must work hard. That also means a lot of extra rehearsals. Of course singers, big band and combo, study their music first separately. In joint rehearsals the conductoirs try to get everything ...

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TOP2000 BigBand Festival

  7 December 2016

Inspired by NPO2 Radio Top 2000 three great Big Bands play on Tuesday, December 27th with a lot of musicians on the stage of De Vorstin in Hilversum. Saxophones, trumpets, trombones, rhythm sections and of course vocalists. The Big Bands are: - The New Manhattan Big Band (Amersfoort) with ...

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1st real gig with 4FUN at Open Rehearsal

  5 December 2016

Well, the first real joint gig by the NMBB with the four ladies of 4FUN is now behind us. We had already done a public performance at the Highland Village festival on September 18 2016, but that was considered more as a tryout. Then we played only 5 'Andrew Sisters' ...

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Christmas on the Eem

  14 November 2016

More than 100 singers and musicians present a varied and swinging program consisting of well-known and lesser-known Christmas songs. The choir consists of singers from Amersfoort and surroundings. Under conductors Paul Brandsma and Piet Kunenborg and director Marijke Meems they are studying the diverse repertoire (ranging from classical to pop ...

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