Toots and his European Quartet have just returned from a wonderful tour in Tokyo, Japan. At the last concert, we managed to film a special piece of music – The Dragon from the movie Japanese movie “Yasha”. Toots composed this theme especially for the movie and now, especially for his Japanese fans, performed it live. [...]
Toots played with Kenny Werner, Oscar Castro-Neves and Airto Moreira on the opening night at the Jazz Middelheim Festival 2011. It was a very special concert with a Brazilian feeling. Read the article in Het Nieuwsblad Pictures taken during the rehearsal. Jos L Knaepen
Toots Thielemans received from the Jazz Journalists Association the Jazz Award 2011 for player of the Year – Instrument Rare in Jazz Click image to read the letter.
Toots and Kenny Werner having fun on stage after a beautiful concert at the Dinant Jazz Nights on July, 16th. Photo: Dirk Stockmans
Gala Concert – The Foundation for Alzheimer Research September 18, 2011 – Groot -Bijgaarden Out of sympathy for the Foundation for Alzheimer Research and the invaluable work that they accomplish, Mr. Toots Thielemans decided some years ago to become the ‘godfather’ of this foundation. Such initiatives, by which money is raised for fundamental research, are [...]