Wim Dijkgraaf

contemporary composer & jazz harmonica player

Streaming concert on 15th of October – 17:30 UTC

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017

Streaming concert on 15th of October – 17:30 UTC

LINK TO the complete concert: Live Concert: Maria Mendes, Wim Dijkgraaf, Mike del Ferro, Mar… Marvelous LIVE jazz concert on Facebook, recorded on the 15th of October.9:55 Innocent Travels – Pat Metheny15:47 For The Time Being – Bert Joris23: 30 Obsession – Dori Caymmi30:51 Verao – Rossa Passos36:21 Come Rain Or Come Shine – Harold Arlen44:26 Bilhete –...

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Live at Blue Note Rio

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017

Live at Blue Note Rio

Recorded on the 13th of September 2017 at Blue Note Rio. Wim Dijkgraaf – harmonica Jan Dumee – electric guitar Lula Galvāo – acoustic guitar Jaques Morelenbaum – cello Rafael Barata –...

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Silent practicing with DM48 in Rio de Janeiro – Great!!!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017

Silent practicing with DM48 in Rio de Janeiro – Great!!!

I write this blog post in Rio de Janeiro as we are doing the preparation for a concert in Blue Note Rio. The last couple of weeks I’ve been working on programming in P3 in order to improve the playability of the DM48. I was in doubt but brought the DM48 with me to Brazil. Now having some time to try and experiment and it’s really great to be able to do silent practicing in my hotel...

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Hidden Landscapes

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017

Hidden Landscapes

Hidden Landscapes – Wim Dijkgraaf (reviewed by Dave Franklin Aug. 12th, 2017) I have to confess that harmonica led jazz is not my normal area of expertise, but that’s fine, it just means that I get to drop my bag of well-worn indie clichés and pop puns and approach the music like the wide-eyed music lover that I have always been. And there is a lot to love here. The album is nothing if not...

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Peter Schat – What does a composer do?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017

Peter Schat – What does a composer do?

Peter Schat has been an important influence for the way I work as a composer with melodies and harmonies. It brought me to the idea to create a webbased tool to give more meaning to pitches and groups of pitches. That idea came from Peter Schat’s ideas around the tone-clock. From 1974 until 1983 Schat taught composition at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague; thereafter he supported...

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