Number seven of the Reinier Voet & Pigalle44 catalogue is out! Karin van Kooten guests on violin. The recordings were made in the legendary Hilversum Studio, where Django did a live radio broadcast in 1937.[…]
Author: jan brouwer
With Dick Vanderharst
Reinier goes back a long time with guitarist, composer and bandoneonplayer Dick Vanderharst. Already at Reinier’s graduation at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague they were musical friends. Since then they have been working together[…]
In Django’s footsteps, Voet style
January 13th took the trio, with Karin van Kooten as a special guest, to the legendary Studio 2 of MCO (Muziek Centrum van de Omroep) in Hilversum.The studio that was designed as the fist radiostudio[…]
In the winter of 2017 Reinier, Jan and Karin were invited to play in Hotel Central in Den Bosch together with bassist Eric Timmermans. As we had to pass some time we wandered around in[…]
With Sims and Maggie
Jan met Sims and Maggie, of Harmonious Wail, in the late 1990ies while touring the US with the Robin Nolan Trio. What fun it was to host an evening with these musical friends in Kapitein[…]
Feature in magazine
Reinier and the band are featured in Robin Nolan’s Gypsy Jazz Guitar Secrets magazine, and happy with Robin Nolan’s kind words! “Kings Of Amsterdam Swing: Reinier Voet & Pigalle44” I’ve known Reinier Voet and Jan[…]
In Samois with Patrus
The summer of 2013 took the band to Samois. On the last day of the festival we met Patrus, of the Patrus53 Youtube channel and we played some songs for him.
Jet Stevens joined the band in 2008 and My Room is her first full album with Pigalle44. Together with Jan she is responsible for a tight and swinging rhythmsection.