Bert Brandsma - clarinet & saxophones

Bert Brandsma - clarinet, saxophones

Since 2012, Bert Brandsma plays solo clarinet and saxophones in Europe's leading classic jazz orchestra, the famous Big Chris Barber band.

 

Experience in classical music

- saxophone quartet Les Boréades

- 12 years Cologne Opera House

Guest appearances with symphonic orchestra's :

- Bergische Symphoniker

- Noord Nederlands Orkest

- Duisburger Philharmoniker (soloist)

- Het Symphonieorkest, Orkest van het Oosten

- Noordpool Orkest

- Metropole Orkest

- Junge Philharmonie Köln


Military :

- KMKJWF (as civilian guest musician) 


Backing musician for artists:

- Andy Fairweather Low

- Georgie Fame

- Beryl Bryden

- Chris Farlowe

- Maggie MacNeal

- Lee Towers

- Harry Muskee

- Ellen ten Damme

- André van Duin

- Corry van Gorp

- Marga Bult

- Klaus Doldinger

- Joe Wulf

- Linda Wagenmakers

- Jan Vayne

- Ernst Daniël Smid

- Nol Havens & VOF de Kunst


 

Experience in jazz

- Dutch Palladium Orchestra

- Dixieland Crackerjacks

- Big Chris Barber band

- Joe Wulf and the Gentlemen of Swing

- Bernard Berkhout Swing Orchestra



Guest appearences with:


- Dukes of Dixieland (New Orleans)

- Storyville Stompers (New Orleans)

- Uralsky Allstars

- New Orleans Syncopators

- Big Band van de landmacht

- New Metronome Big Band

- Stageband

- Eemsmond Big Band

- Moonlight Big Band