Posted on Okt 2014  |  News

 

WINNER DUTCH BLUES CHALLENGE

2011 & 2013

DUTCH BLUES AWARD FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2011

BLUESFORUM CD OF THE YEAR AWARD 2012

- 1 Nov LIVE STREAMING CONCERT! check http://dmirecords.nl/john-klaver/ (you can be in the audience or be with us online), 12 Nov LIVE on Radio 6, from the Sugarfactory Amsterdam, 29 Nov CD-party and concert at De Duycker Hoofddorp http://www.duycker.nl/?fId=415&uId=29680&catId=0&year=2014&month=10

- It's here! The new album called The Edge is finished and now the promotion starts. It will be available Nov 1st through all the major cd-stores. Nov 29th we will have a party at De Duycker in Hoofddorp so be there!!

- Recordings went great! We had great guests: Efraim Trujillo on sax, Boy Vielvoije on bluesharp, Wies Ingwersen backing vocals and Pascal Lanslots on Hammond. Furthermore we had Bob Fridzema also on Hammond, but also on Rhodes and Clavinet. Now we're mixing, mastering, doing artwork and so on, so stay tuned!

- Recording for the new album starts 21st of July! I have a great line-up again for this album and some special guests.

- New CD in the making! More details will follow asap.

- NEW Video-packages available through Jamtrackcentral! See:http://www.jamtrackcentral.com/store/jamtracks/the-classic-blues-sessions. Soon also available: 10 audio package (solos and backing tracks), all original songs played by me and my band!

- Playing the European Blueschallenge in Riga April 12th!

- We had a great time at he IBC 2014, good to see old friends and make new ones.

- I had a great day of recording at Jamtrackcentral London. Check out www.jamtrackcentral.com ! Soon my videos and transcribtions of my solos will be available.

- We've won the Dutch Blueschallenge for the 2nd time! And are going to Memphis for the IBC (january) and Riga for the EBC (april).

'John F. Klaver, a Dutch little secret that’s now survacing as a jewel’ (Arrow Classic Rock Radio)
‘Excellent guitarwork’ (Harry Muskee, Blues radio)
‘One of the best new bluesproducts from The Netherlands (Bluesforum.nl)

 

By VideoBob and Marco van Rooijen (live-photos)

Bio (NL, EN)

Pics (high res jpeg, see pics box)

Stageplan (pdf)