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RUUD DE VRIES & UNGAWA


Crossover album of African music mixed with jazz improvisation, funk, latin and rock.


ALBUM

RELEASED: 2017 JAZZTRACKS

FORMATS: DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING

MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone
Nick Vos: guitar
Frans Heemskerk: organ, Fender Rhodes
Gerold Olieberg: bass
Daniel van Dalen: drums
Vernon Chatlein: percussion


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STAY WITH ME  

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RUUD DE VRIES  
Instrumental saxophone interpretation of Sam Smith's hit Stay with Me. Featuring Nick Vos on guitar.  
   
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RELEASED: 2016 JAZZTRACKS  
   
FORMATS: DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING  

 

 
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone
Nick Vos: guitar
Gerold Olieberg: bass
Daniel van Dalen: drums
 
   
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MOODPRINTS  

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RUUD DE VRIES
 
This melancholic saxophone album features 20 musicians, amongst others pianist Jonn Reyna, tenor saxophonist Hans Dulfer and blues singer Deitra Farr from Chicago USA. Except for one track the album is entirely instrumental. Included are two compositions of Ruud and a composition of Hans Dulfer. The tracklist is completed with jazzclassics and Ruud's jazz interpretations of pop songs (like Wishing on a Star of Rose Royce). Every track was recorded with a different line-up, in order to produce a versatile, fresh sounding ballad album.
 
ALBUM
 
RELEASED: 2015 JAZZTRACKS
 
FORMATS: CD, DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING
 
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone
Robert Bogaart: trumpet and flugelhorn
Jonn Reyna: piano and Fender Rhodes
Nick Vos: guitars
Hans Dulfer: tenor saxophone
Frans Heemskerk: Fender Rhodes
Willem Swikker: Hammond orgel
Jip Vollema: guitar
Toine Scholten: guitar
Deitra Farr: vocals
Ingeborg Cneut: strings
Celina Yebra Alvarez: bass guitar, backing vocals
Gerold Olieberg: bass guitar
Joost van der Graaf: bass guitar
Cedric Glans: upright bass
Martin Zand Scholten: bass guitar
Sergey Shapko: bass guitar
Daniel van Dalen: drums
Martijn Groen: drums
Jan Jaap van Hoeckel: vocals
Marianne van Koutrik: backing vocals


This album got excellent reviews, like a 4 stars review in Holland's number 1. Jazz Magazine JAZZISM.
 
   
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JUST A LITTLE BIT  



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RUUD DE VRIES & BORIS KLOEK
 
Summer dance version of the legendary 1961 hit tune Just a Little Bit of Everything of the American saxophone legend Herb Hardesty.
 
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RELEASED: 2013 JAZZTRACKS
 
FORMATS: DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING
 
MUSICIANS & PRODUCTION:
Ruud de Vries: tenorsaxophone and vocals
Boris Kloek: tenor- and baritone saxphone and vocals
Nick Vos: guitar
Dennis Molema: sampling, sounds and track programming
Production: Dennis Molema and Ruud de Vries.
 
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JUST A LITTLE BIT OF HARDESTY

   
   
RETURN OF HONK (RUUD DE VRIES & BORIS KLOEK)
 
Tribute to one of America's greatest sax legends, Herb Hardesty. Ruud de Vries and Boris Kloek covered his tune Just a Little Bit of Everything from 1961 with his permission and named it as a tribute Just a Little Bit of Hardesty.
 
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RELEASED: 2012 JAZZTRACKS
 
FORMATS: CD, DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING
   
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone and vocals
Boris Kloek: tenor- and baritone saxophone and vocals
Nick Vos: guitar
Martin Zand Scholten: bass guitar
Daniel van Dalen: drums
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DAY ONE    
 
D-REFLECTION
 
Deep house track by DJ/deep house producer D-Reflection for Adaptation Music.
 
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MUSICIANS/PRODUCTION:
Composition and Production: Dennis Molema
Tenor saxophone: Ruud de Vries
 
RELEASED: 2011 ADAPTATION MUSIC  
   
FORMAT: DOWNLOAD  
     
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HANNA SAXTIMES MIX    
   
D-REFLECTION  
   
Deep house remix of Hanna, Sometimes, by DJ/deep house producer D-Reflection for Blockhead Recordings  
   
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MUSICIANS/PRODUCTION:
Remix: Dennis Molema
Tenor saxophone: Ruud de Vries
Production: Blockhead recordings
 
 
     
RELEASED: 2009 BLOCKHEAD RECORDINGS    
     
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GRAVY  
   
RUUD DE VRIES  
   
The Beter R. de Vries Band existed from 2005 until 2010. This multistyle CD contains 'greasy' funk, disco, hiphop, rock 'n roll, blues, dance and kaseko.  
 
 
 
   
ALBUM  
   
RELEASED: 2009 BIGFATSOUND  
   
FORMATS: CD, DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING  
   
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone and vocals
Nick Vos: guitar
Willem Swikker: Hammond organ
Eric Schoonderwoerd: bass guitar
Ramon Rambeaux: drums
   
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UPSHOT    

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RUUD DE VRIES  
   
The Beter R. de Vries Band existed from 2005 until 2010. Live-registration of funk, soul, jazz, latin, rock and rock & roll.  
 
 
   
ALBUM  
   
RELEASED: 2006 BIGFATSOUND  
   
FORMATS: CD, DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING  
   
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone and vocals
Nick Vos: guitar
Willem Swikker: Hammond organ
Eric Schoonderwoerd: bass guitar
Paul van Schaik: drums
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
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SUPERGLUED

KIERS & DE VRIES

The Kiers & De Vries Band existed from 1998 until 2005. Unique crossover album of lounge, funk, rock, dance, latin and blues, using electronic composing techniques.

ALBUM

RELEASED:
2003 BIGFATSOUND/KNOERTZ

FORMATS:
CD, DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING

MUSICIANS:

Ruud de Vries: tenor saxophone
Wouter Kiers: tenor saxophone
Nick Vos: guitar
Robin Koerts: bass guitar and all track programming

PRODUCTION: Ruud de Vries and Robin Koerts


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LIVE IN BURGERVEEN!  

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KIERS & DE VRIES  
   
The Kiers & De Vries Band existed from 1998 until 2005. This CD illustrates the live-reputation of Kiers & De Vries. This hyper active jazz was recorded in music venue Ruimzicht, Burgerveen. Funk, dance, jazz, crossover and calypso.  
   
ALBUM  
   
RELEASED: 2001 BIGFATSOUND  
   
FORMATS: CD (SOLD OUT), DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING  
   
MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor sax & vocals
Wouter Kiers: tenor sax & vocals
Nick Vos: guitar
Robin Koerts: bass
Martijn Groen: drums.
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
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BLOW JOB  

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Kiers & De Vries were a tenor sax team from 1988 until 2005. Blow Job is a legendary recording with outrageous saxophone solos on sampled dance-beats and features their hero Hans Dulfer.
 
ALBUM
 
RELEASED: 1998 BIGFATSOUND
 
FORMATS: CD (SOLD OUT), DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING
 

MUSICIANS:
Ruud de Vries: tenor sax & vocals
Wouter Kiers: tenor sax & vocals
Marcellino Vishnudatt: guitar, bass keyboards and all track programming.


SPECIAL GUEST MUSICIANS:
Hans Dulfer: tenor saxophone
Michael Varekamp: trumpet
Eddie J.: rap


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RUUD DE VRIES ON ALBUMS OF OTHER MUSICIANS/BANDS:
 
STICHTING LADDER
LANGS DE LADDER OMHOOG

2012 - Children Choir.
  COOK DANIEL
DANGLE GROOVES

2008 - Lounge.

  WILLEMSTAD JAZZ
4-GOOD

COMPILATION-CD ARTISTST OF JAZZFESTIVAL
WILLEMSTAD

2007 - Jazz.
  GREYHOUND
READY FOR THE ROAD
2006 - Blues.
             
             
MAMMA'S BISCUITS
W.O.M.A.N.

2005 - Blues from Paris.
  LA BLUSA
2 DANCE ON REMIX
2000 - Cajun/ zydeco.
  DICKY GREENWOOD
A LONG WAY
2000 - Blues/ soul.
  R. BOOGIE WOOGIE
THREE POUND FIST
2000 - Blues/ rock 'n roll/ boogie-woogie.



             
             
   
BLUE MOON SPECIAL
THE SCENIC ROUTE TO HIPSVILLE

2000 - Rock 'n roll.
  THE WISHING WELL
SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING

2000 - Pop.
       
             
             
             
             
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