Slide Factory 2007

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Following last year's success, the Dutch New Trombone Collective have announced their second trombone festival Slide Factory 2007. The festival will take place from 3-6 May 2007 in Rotterdam, Netherlands and has been blessed by the International Trombone Association as this year's official International Trombone Festival for Europe. The festival features a range of performances and workshops from both International and Dutch artists. The concerts will include with five world premi??res from distinguished Dutch composers, including a spectacular outdoor massed trombone ensemble including trombonists who attend the festival. There will be master classes and clinics, given by the featured artists, including Michel Becquet, Mark Nightingale and Wycliffe Gordon. Trombone manufacturers from across the world will allow visitors to try their latest products in the trade stand exhibition. Concerts during Slide Factory 2007 The Festival opens on Thursday with a tribute to Urbie Green by Mark Nightingale, Bart van Lier and the New Trombone Collective. Friday brings a jazz concert by Bart van Lier, Mark Nightingale and Wycliffe Gordon accompanied by the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra. On Saturday there will be a gala concert with Michel Bequet, Mark Nightingale and the New Trombone Collective, whilst Sunday will provide the grand finale with concerts by Les Saqueboutiers de Toulouse, Ben van Dijk, Jos Jansen and the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Special guests: Michel Becquet, Mark Nightingale, Wycliffe Gordon, Bart van Lier, Ilja Reijngoud, J??rgen van Rijen, Ben van Dijk, Jos Jansen, New Trombone Collective, Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse, Quartuor Kimoiz, Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra and the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Slide Factory 2007, International Trombone Festival - Europe Dates: 3-6 May 2007 Locations: De Doelen, Laurenskerk, Schouwburgplein; Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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