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Jazztribes is an independent record label with roots in New York and Rotterdam,
two cities that share a long history due to the Holland America Line.

Jazztribes is an initiative of John Weijers, founder of the Dutch jazz label ZenneZ Records, and Joris Teepe, who moved from The Netherlands to New York in 1992.

Portrait of John Weijers

John Weijers

Portrait of Joris Teepe

Joris Teepe

Jazztribes is an independent record label with roots in New York and Rotterdam, two cities that share a long history due to the Holland America Line.

Jazztribes is an initiative of John Weijers, founder of the Dutch jazz label ZenneZ Records, and Joris Teepe, who moved from The Netherlands to New York in 1992.

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John Weijers

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Joris Teepe

Jazztribes will kickoff in New York City on September 12 at Smalls Jazz Club with their first release: ‘In the Spirit of Rashied Ali’ by bassist/composer Joris Teepe.

September 17 we will hook up with tenor saxophonist/composer Lawrence Clark at Tedesco Studios to record his new album. The release is Spring 2019.

Jazztribes will kickoff in New York City on September 12 at Smalls Jazz Club with their first release: ‘In the Spirit of Rashied Ali’ by bassist/composer Joris Teepe.

September 17 we will hook up with tenor saxophonist/composer Lawrence Clark at Tedesco Studios to record his new album. The release is Spring 2019.

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Bassist/composer Joris Teepe played with the Rashied Ali Quintet for 9 years.
‘In the Spirit of Rashied Ali’ is his homage to the late drummer, best known for his work with John Coltrane. Their duo album ‘Interstellar Space’ is considered a free jazz masterpiece.

Joris Teepe invited John Betsch, Wayne Escoffery, Freddie Bryant, Michael Moore and Johannes Enders for this new record. It comes with a 60 pages book, telling the remarkable story of the musical adventures and unique friendship between Joris Teepe and Rashied Ali.

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You can already pre order your copy here.

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Bassist/composer Joris Teepe played with the Rashied Ali Quintet for 9 years. ‘In the Spirit of Rashied Ali’ is his homage to the late drummer, best known for his work with John Coltrane. Their duo album ‘Interstellar Space’ is considered a free jazz masterpiece.

Joris Teepe invited John Betsch, Wayne Escoffery, Freddie Bryant, Michael Moore and Johannes Enders for this new record. It comes with a 60 pages book, telling the remarkable story of the musical adventures and unique friendship between Joris Teepe and Rashied Ali.

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You can already pre order your copy here.

Contact

E-mail john@jazztribes.net
Cell +31 6 2703 7306

Jazztribes is a trademark of Moon River Music
Chamber of Commerce 54239230, VAT NL083375119B03
PO Box 486 -- 3800 AL Amersfoort -- The Netherlands

Contact

E-mail john@jazztribes.net
Cell +31 6 2703 7306

Jazztribes is a trademark of Moon River Music
Chamber of Commerce 54239230, VAT NL083375119B03
PO Box 486 -- 3800 AL Amersfoort -- The Netherlands