From Holidays in Vienna to exciting times !

Hello Everyone !

I know, it's been a long time since the last blog. Lots of things happened, great Concerts, a holiday in Vienna, and the recordings of a brand new CD Album.

Mam and I have been to Vienna last Christmas. We've had a great time. Vienna is a beautiful city. The highlight of our week was a visit to the Hofburg Theatre. There we experienced a fantastic Concert with a big orchestra and fab singers. There and then I got inspiration for a big, new Vienna medley. The atmosphere in Vienna is just breathtaking. We really enjoyed it.

In March I went on my first UK tour of 2019, it went really well. Of course, it's always very exciting to play nearly all new repertoire. It's pretty much a wait and see job how the audiences react to the new songs, but I was happy to see that everyone enjoyed themselves (and relieved hahaha) Lovely to see the audience sway from left to right on my new Vienna medley, toe-tapping on my new Latin-American songs and being moved by my new concert pieces and ballads. 

Besides the UK, I also played a concert in my own country, which was great, and I have just returned from a Workshop/Concert in Wiehl, Germany. That was something I have never done before. Giving a Workshop is something different. There was a select group of hobby-keyboard players. They were asking me about how to make a good arrangement, how to put feeling in the music, and how to make a good preset. Tips and tricks. It was great to do, and after the Workshop, I played a Concert which I enjoyed very much!

And then slowly it's time to release a new CD Album. We've been working on the album for about 6 months, and last week we finished and finalised the mixing and mastering in my own home studio. The 1st of April the CD will come out, very exciting times :-) 

Again, I'm very proud of the result, plus the fact that this album is the 1st I have recorded, mixed and mastered in my own Studio. 14 lovely songs, all played on my Böhm Sempra. From moving Concert pieces to swingy Latin Americans.

I am now enjoying some days off at home before I go on a big (nearly 4 weeks) Tour of the UK. Looking forward to meeting all my friends and fans again :-)

Hopefully the Brexit will be nice to me......

Have a great day Everyone !

DirkMam and I in front of the Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna

 

 

Cover of the new CD albumConcert in Germany

DirkJan's Webshop

Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. With the usage of our services you permit us to use cookies.
Ok