Along Comes Mary
And The Band Played On
Big Bucks & Easy Money Blaufunk
Black Label
Bogus Brothers (UK)
Bokito Brothers
Bombitas XL
Boys Named Sue

Call Me Blondie
Cats On The Corner
The Eagles Tribute Band
Disco Disciples
Draagbaar Radio Orkest
Handshake Daddies
Heebie Jeebies
The Hillybilly Moonshiners
Evi Hanssen
Johnny & The Gangsters of Love
Marvelous Barrels
Nashville Roots
The Mad Donna's
Me Pearl and the Band
Me & Mrs Bass
My Boot Heels
Roelofs en Van Bommel
Rusty Apollo
Slash 'n Roses
Span Crank
Thickshag & Marty
The Old Brown Shoes
Pollux Duit Springsteen
The Revolvers
Sound Of Silence
Spanjers, Van Dijsseldonk, Planteijdt
Spiders From Mark
Trio Ristretto
Troubadour Rob


De Kleine Scala
Caravan Of Love
Hippe Gasten
Marc Stakenburg
Mario Queen Of The Circus
The Non Melting Ice Cream Band
Sinterklaas En De Stoute Pietenband
Banjo Circus
The Hutspot


African Connection
Amsterdam Faya Allstars
Barefoot And The Shoes
Big Bo
Jan de Bruin
Eddy & The Ethiopians
Peter Beeker
Arthur Ebeling
Bright Blue Gorilla
Bertus Borgers
Bohemian Betyars
Captain Gumbo
Casa de la Muerte
Cavan Moran
Cochon Bleu
Draw The Parade
Dwayne Verheyden
The Eminent Stars
Esther Groenenberg
The Felicianos
Flamenco Connection
Folk Survival Club
The High And Lonesome
Hind Hakki
Mercy John
Lancee en Havens
Iain Matthews
Mathijs Leeuwis
Ming's Pretty Heroes
Joris Linssen en Caramba
Scarlet Mae
June Noa
Op Zoek Naar Johan
Iris Penning
JW Roy
Gayle Skidmore
La Manouche
La très illustre compagnie du Chat Noir
Leeuwis en Pignon
Jeroen Kant
Mannen Van Naam
Mark Olson
Thomas Martens Quartet
The Mighty Ya Ya
Mister Inglish
Mrs Hips
Matt Woosey
Neil Taylor
Nathalie Matteau
& Les Hommes Perdus

Quatro Ventos
Rafael Fraga
saxotones groove mission
The Sensational Second Cousins
Tigre Blanco
Ton Engels
The Goat Roper Rodeo Band
The Transsylvanians
VOF De Kunst




Cultuurcentrum De Hutten
Hutten 2
5571 VG Bergeijk
kantoor Utrecht 030-2960644


"Seductive, inspirational, passionate!" Latin Beat Magazine, USA

CaboCubaJazz is the brainchild of one of Europe's top percussionists, Nils Fischer, and Cape Verdean master pianist Carlos Matos. In an inimitable way, the ensemble blends the joyful dances and the melancholy of the Cape Verdean Islands with a generous portion of sweeping Cuban rumba, salsa and adventurous jazz. The result: 100% CaboCubaJazz.


Both the listener and the dancer are taken on a journey where desire, passion, subtlety and musical fire alternate. Their debut album "Rikeza y Valor" has received worldwide plaudits and since it's launch, CaboCubaJazz has toured basically everywhere in The Netherlands and also fascinated audiences in Canada, Germany, Finland, Austria, Thailand, Luxembourg and Norway. CD Rikeza y Valor is elected best worldmusic CD by Dutch journalists and was nominated four times at the Cabo Verde Music Awards 2012

Quintet Nils Fischer [GERMANY] percussion Carlos Matos [CAPE VERDE] piano, rhodes Dina Medina [CAPE VERDE] vocal Yerman Aponte [VENEZUELA] bass Armando Vidal [CUBA] drums

Octet Alberto Caicedo [COLOMBIA] vocal Joe Rivera [PUERTO RICO] trumpet David Rothschild [USA] trombone

Septet featuring Amik Guerra Amik Guerra [CUBA] trumpet Alberto Caicedo [COLOMBIA] vocal

Nils Fischer’s groovy and powerful playing make him one of Europe’s top percussionists, touring and recording internationally with an array of premier bands. Trained in Cuba, Puerto Rico and Brazil, he has had the honor to share the stage with such legendary figures as Giovanni Hidalgo, Pío Leiva, Orestes Vilató, Armando Peraza and Paquito D'Rivera. His debut album "¡Gracias Joe Cuba!” is internationally seen as a modern classic already.

Cape Verdean pianist/keyboarder/composer/arranger Carlos Matos is the musical ambassador of Cape Verdean music in Europe, which makes him a very in-­‐demand musician. His playing is deeply rooted in the songtradition of his home islands, combined with Cuban-­‐style piano playing and strong influences by the likes of Herbie Hancock and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. On his critically acclaimed CD “Caboverdianismo” he fuses Jazz and Cape Verdean music.

Singer extraordinaire Dina Medina was raised with the music of Cape Verde -­‐ the origin of her parents. As an international artist touring in Africa, USA and Europe, she is equally at home at all the Cape Verdean musical genres, nevertheless she really loves to sing the morna, which is "the blues" of her home islands. Her first album “Paixão e Coração” was an international hit. Her most recent CD “Mornamente” has got rave reviews both at home and abroad. Dina was officially elected 'Best Cape Verdian Female Singer" at the Cabo Verde Music Awards 2012.

One of Venezuela's foremost bass players, Yerman Aponte, bridges the genres of jazz, latin, funk and world music easily. Already as a youngster, he performed with many top-­‐notch artists in Venezuela. Later, he continued to work with international artists, among others Paquito de Rivera, Al Di Meola & Chucho Valdez.

Armando Vidal, drummer/percussionist/singer was born in Holguin in the east of Cuba and graduated from the Havana Conservatory (E.N.A.) in 1992 as a classical and Cuban music percussion player. With his soulful and virtuoso playing, he plays not only in almost every authentic Latin and Latin jazz band in The Netherlands, but he also toured in Italy, Great Britain, Israel, Hungary and the USA with international artists.

Singer, pianist and percussionist Alberto Caicedo was born in Guapi, Colombia. His musical interest started to develop at the age of 10, playing with the kids from the neighborhood. In 1996 Alberto Caicedo decided to move to Cali the salsa capital, where he took part in numerous salsa and folklore projects. In 2000 Alberto took the decision to emigrate to Europe, looking for new musical challenges. Throughout his musical career he has traveled internationally and performed with artists like David Pavon, Roberto Blades, Frankie Vasquez, Marco Borsato, Mario Rivera “Mayito”, Willie Cólon and Cheo Feliciano. Alberto’s debut CD is ‘La Voz De Colombia’.

Trumpet player Amik Guerra was born in Havana, Cuba, where he also grew up and studied at ”Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Arte”. Since 1994 he resides in Europe, he is travelling all-­‐over the world with top orchestras like Afro Cuban Allstars, Italuba, Mercado Negro and Buena Vista Social Club. Amik definitely is one of the most prominent jazz and Latin trumpeters around.

Joe Rivera is from New York & Puerto Rico. He studied in New York and played as a freelance musician different bands. In 1982 he left to Europe. After a couple of years working in France, he arrived in The Netherlands. He recorded with among others the famous dutch artists Mathilde Santing, Gerard Joling, Piet Veerman en Renee Froger. He toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra in Europe and Japan.

New York native David Rothschild is number one Latin trombonist in Holland. He toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra in Europe and Japan. He is member of Timbazo, Rumbatá, he Cubop City Big Band and The New Cool Collective Big Band and frequently plays with the Metropole Orchestra.