NEWS UPDATE 2006

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FLEURINE IN TURKEY
On November 16,17 and 18 - 2006 Fleurine will be performing at Jazzclub Nardis in Istanbul; on November 20 she will also be performing at the Ankara Jazz Festival.


LOVE SUBLIME CD
Fleurine writes for New CD Renee Fleming & Mehldau

The just released album "Love Sublime" by Brad Mehldau and classical soprano Renee Fleming consists of Mehldau originals written on words of poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke and Louise Bogan, and offers one track with words by Fleurine: the title track! The first review that appeared is an Editorial review on Amazon.com :

- "The title track is a reworking of a song Mehldau previously recorded as an instrumental, this time featuring sharply penetrating words by vocalist Fleurine." --Lloyd Sachs
- "If you are a Brad Mehldau or Renee Fleming fan, or a lover of art -songs: Check it out!"

Go to Amazon.com


Fleurine's lyrics published

On a lyrical note: some of Fleurine's previous lyrics have now been published in a book called: Sing Jazz! distributed by the Hal Leonard Music corp.

- product #HL00740213 $14,95
- call your local music dealer or  in the US 1-800-637-2852 to order.


JazzimpulsFLEURINE LIVE IN NEW YORK IN JUNE
June 4th and 5th 2006

On June 4th Fleurine will be performing in New York at the Falcon Marlboro and on June 5th she will be playing the Jazzstandard.

Her accompanying band will consist of Freddie Bryant (guitar), Doug Weiss (bass), and Jeff Haynes (percussion).


JazzimpulsFLEURINE LIVE IN LONDON -
Saturday March 4th, 2006

Saturday March 4th at 9 pm Fleurine will be playing the Pizzaexpress Jazzclub in London, finally launching her latest album Fire in the UK.

She will feature top talent from the Netherlands; soloists Guitarist Jesse van Ruller and the young saxofonist Tineke Postma who just won the prestigious Revelation of the Year Award at Midem in Cannes, France last January.

For location details , see AGENDA


JazzimpulsFleurine Jazzimpuls Double Bill Tour 2006

In February and March of 2006 Fleurine will kick off the Jazzimpuls Double Bill Tour 2006. In a program with saxophonist Tineke Postma, who will open with her hip- arrangements of Duke Ellington's music.

The very talented Tineke Postma recently concluded a Tribute to Billie Holiday Tour in the US with Terri Lynne Carrington, where she played with Vocalists NANCY WILSON, and Dianne REEVES , amongst others in Carnegie Hall.

Fleurine will perform her material after the intermission with a brand new band , featuring Tineke, pianist Karel Boehlee,( who is the steady accompanist of Toots Thielemans), Marcel Serierse, drums ( o.a. the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw) and Peter Tiehuis, guitar( Metropole Orchestra) and steady bass-man Johan Plomp who is the only player who's been in her band for the past 12 years. Urecht, Groningen, Drachten Goes, Roosendaal, Zwolle, Helmond, Arnhem, Schiedam, Austerlitz etc.

Check out the Agenda for the exact dates, for if you reside in The Netherlands or Northern Belgium they'll be coming to a theatre near you! For more info see: www.jazzimpuls.nl


Read the online interviews with Fleurine

Read the latest Dutch interview at Jazzenzo.nl

Read the latest US interview with Fleurine at Jazzonline


Fleurine sings for AL FOSTER's Birthday Surprise

January 20 NEW YORK.
As a Special Birthday Surprise Fleurine performed with the AL FOSTER Quartet at Jazz Club Smoke. Fleurine sang master drummer Al Foster 's beautiful composition "Missing Miles".

 As a member of the Miles Davis band for thirteen years, Foster's contribution to Davis' music is articulated by Davis himself in his 1989 autobiography, Miles: "...for what I wanted in a drummer, Al Foster had all of it."Al was also Davis's closest friend and confidant during Miles' late-70's retirement.
The Quartet's bass-ace and lyricist Doug Weiss, wrote the words to Missing Miles which Fleurine performed

Al Foster was visibly moved, and Fleurine had a ball playing with him, Doug Weiss, Eli Degibri (s)and George Colligan (p) in front of a great crowd atSmoke  that special evening.


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