NEWS UPDATE 2002/2001

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New Fleurine album coming up!!

This September Fleurine will be recording a new album in New York with versatile producer Robert Sadin, known for his beautiful work with Herbie Hancock "Gershwin's world" w/Stevie Wonder& Joni Mitchell, the upcoming Wayne Shorter Album, and conducting and exquisite arranging on albums of Kathleen Battle amongst others.

JOYFUL News Update February 2002

If you have been wondering why the agenda suddenly stayed empty for about.9 months, the wonderful news we'd like to share with you is that Fleurine gave birth to a beautiful healthy babygirl recently!

Fleurine will start touring again with her trio featuring Jesse van Ruller (g) and Johan Plomp (b) this month, so please click Agenda and find out where and when.

Fleurine and KLM jazz

Through February and March 2002, Fleurine is being featured with an article in the Holland Herald, KLM's inflight magazine, while she is also hosting the Jazz channel during these two months, selecting her favorite music for you to listen to during your KLM flights!


Fleurine tours Germany & Switzerland in February

Fleurine with her band featuring Jesse van Ruller on guitar and Johan Plomp on bass will be touring in Hamburg, Berlin, Regensburg, Darmstadt, Minden and Basel amongst others between Valentinesday and the end of February 2001.
For more details see AGENDA.

Brad Mehldau & Fleurine

 An extra DUO concert with Fleuirne & Brad Mehldau has been added in MUZIEKCENTUM VREDENBURG, in Utrecht, The Netherlands, on sunday evening November 5th. So if you missed the last performance of the duo, this is your chance to see them!

Fleurine in Paris

In Paris Fleurine will present "Meant to be!" featuring a special selection of top Dutch Jazz Musicians: Jesse van Ruller( guitar), october 4th, and pianist Peter Beets ,who rwon the International Soloist Prize in Monaco and also was a finalist at the The Martial Solal Piano Concours in France . Stefan Lievstro one of Holland's most amazing young bassists will be featured both nights, he has worked with DeeDee Bridgewater, Joe Lovano and Philippe Catherine, Nat Adderly, Jimmy Cobb and Freddie Hubbard.

Tour data are available in the agenda.

The re-release of Meant to Be

As of this summer Fleurine's debut CD "Meant to Be!"has been re-released on Emarcy/Universal and is now available worldwide, with a brand new cover. The record has first been released in Japan and a Tour to Japan will follow early next spring.

TV special about Fleurine and Brad Mehldau

TV-Documentary on Dutch television about Fleurine and Brad Mehldau for Dutch and Belgium viewers on TV3, NPS. Wednesday night july 26th.(between 8pm and 10 pm)

Fleurine in the magazines

Fleurine is being  featured in the summer issues of magazines Marie-Claire, Elegance and Living in the Netherlands (july)

North Sea Jazz Festival websiteFleurine on summer festivals

In July of this year Fleurine and Brad will tour the European summerfestivals, amongst others the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Netherlands on July 16, and the Montreux International Jazz Festival in Switzerland on July 19.

Montreux Jazz Festival website

5 STAR REVIEW for Close Enough for Love

The June issue of Swingjournal Magazine interviews Mehldau on the making of Close Enough for Love. The record is hailed in Japan with a 5 star review.


Recently February 2000 Fleurine got signed by record-label Universal and released a Duo recording with American Pianist Brad Mehldau- entitled "Close Enough for Love" –for more info read more on this website. The CD is available now with the legendary Jazzlabel  from The Verve Group:

Release date February 2000, on EmArcy/Universal-157 548-2


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