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.
It is a local tradition in Inowroclaw that visiting celebrities get to plant a tree and during his tour in Poland, Toots was asked by the mayor to plant a tree in the local park. This is the first tree that was planted by a Jazz musician. [...]
Toots Thielemans has won this years’ JJA Jazz Award for “Player of the Year: Instruments Rare in Jazz”. Click the link below to see the full list of all this years’ winners of the JJA Jazz Awards. http://www.jjajazzawards.org/p/2011-winners-jja-jazz-awards.html