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 […]
On June 22, 2011, the “Toots Thielemansstraat” in Vorst-Forest ( Brussels ) was officially inaugurated in the presence of the Minister of the Governement of the Metropolitan District of Brussels and of the French-speaking community: Evelyne Huytenbroeck.