Artvark recently started a new collaboration with Lucas van Merwijk's Drums United that unites percussionists from four continents.
The result is a fusion of all that these artists have embodied and mastered: ranging from exciting soul and rhythms from Venezuela to compelling melodies from jazz and classical music.
This project will be introduced at the Dutch festivals in 2019 and will tour the Dutch theaters in spring 2020.
After several intense and fruitful collaborations the past years, Artvark released a new album as a quartet: trance. Trance is being performed throughout 2018 and 2019 in the Netherlands and abroad. Read more on our projects page.
To order the trance CD: send us an e-mail.
Artvark's music is alternately meditative and exciting and has a very visual character. It never gets boring, because at the right time the alto sax players snatch you from the upcoming hibernation. It's that playfulness, ever remaining musical, that is the characteristic of this musical ensemble. The music of Artvark sounds fresh and new every time.
Jazzenzo Cyriel Pluimakers
Artvark has added another landmark to their body of work. 'Trance' is a cd to cherish and enjoy endlessly.
Jazzflits Sjoerd van Aelst
Artvark - Behind the Scenes
Artvark only trailer 2017
They say music knows no boundaries and, we add, jazz knows even fewer. Dutch act Artvark does not simply play, but performs their music. Literally from the first step, this saxophone-only band was different from all others. The band snapped and tapped on stage, turning their movements and sound into a dance. If it can be said for jazz players: they rocked the house…
Daily News Egypt
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