Under the Surface performed in 22 countries across 4 continents. From Columbia to Rwanda, Indonesia to Norway and Tanzania. For 5 years the group has been drawing inspiration from different cultures and traditions they encountered during their global travels. All of these worlds live within Under the Surface, but how well do we know our […]

One of the most illogical concerts I have ever organized was for the Yuri Honing trio in the 90s. We played at the Tbilisi guitar festival in Georgia as the only guitar-less band and were programmed again two years later. That, and many other experiences, taught me that more is possible than you think. Two […]

In March 2019, this unique three-piece band are due to release their latest and fully improvised live album. Trinity will transport you to a hidden world of tenderness, ire, refuge, bliss, solitude, tranquility and sorrow. Joost Lijbaart, Bram Stadhouders and Sanne Rambags use improvisation to seek out and explore space and silence. They have shared […]

The new album Under the Surface is out now. In the album “Under the Surface”, the Dutch trio consisting of drummer Joost Lijbaart, vocalist Sanne Rambags and guitarplayer Bram Stadhouders, are seeking the sound behind silence in 11 exciting improvisations. Joost Lijbaart (1967), known from his work with saxophonist Yuri Honing, plays on the album […]