JAZZ FOCUS BIG BAND
In 2012 the Jazz Focus big band celebrated its 15th anniversary at the BIM Huis, Amsterdam. In 2014 Jazz Focus has played at the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Amsterdam Canal Festival. In 2015 performances in the North Sea Jazz Club and the BIM House. In 2016 the big band was present the North Sea Jazz Club again because of a benefit concert for War Child plus a Big Band Battle in the BIM House. Jazz Focus has also played at the kick-off concert of Amsterdam World City of Jazz at Melkweg, Amsterdam with Akk van Rooyen and Greetje Kauffeld as guests. In 2016 the Jazz Focus big band played at the International Jazz Day in Amsterdam with Louis van Dijk and Benjamin Herman as guest soloists. In May 2016 the big band participated in the EMU Youth Music Festival in San Sebastian, Spain. Jazz focus big band is lead by Peter Guidi.