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[…]
For this release Reinier invites violinist Jelle van Tongeren. An album that is comprised of songs from the ‘gypsy jazz’ songbook but also with music from the pen of Reinier. This release has been made[…]
For the recording of My Room, Reinier almost exclusively played on his first Gypsy Jazz guitar: a 1979 Joseph DiMauro, Model Jazz II. My Room can be seen as a heart meant tribute to Joseph[…]
Co-founder of the band Jan Brouwer, seemingly chuffed with his Favino #148 from 1972
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.
Working with Jelle van Tongeren is just such bliss! A great sense of humour, interactive playing and fun! Reinier and Jelle really are a musical match.
Reinier Voet combines Gypsy Jazz and Jazz with guitars that work well in both styles. Just have listen to his 1951 Gibson ES150 in My Room.
A part of the Crowdfunder at Indiegogo: As every guitarist has a preference for his plectrums, so does Reinier: “The perfect pick develops by playing it into shape. The tip of the pick enables you create[…]