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De Staat in 2011


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De Staat

De Staat is a Nijmegen rockband formed around singer, guitarist and songwriter Torre Florim. The band is named after the Louis Andriessen composition of the same name. The powerful, adventurous music is often compared to Queens Of The Stone Age and dEUS. Read more

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Ruud Jacobs

Ruud Jacobs

Very early on in his life Ruud Jacobs (Hilversum, 3 May 1938) becomes active in jazz. Together with his older brother, the pianist Pim, and various drummers he forms the Pim Jacobs Trio, which is successful in the AVRO Jazz Competition and makes its recording debut in 1956 for the ... Read more

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