Hamel and his band at The Thekla - 4th February 2010
|Born||19 May 1977|
|Origin||The Hague, Netherlands|
After winning the Dutch Jazz Vocal Competition in 2005, Hamel received significant attention from the Dutch media. He has since performed on several television shows and on the internationally-known North Sea Jazz Festival. His debut album, for which he wrote all of the twelve songs, was released to critical acclaim. It peaked at #40 on the Dutch Albums Top 100. Hamel also released the song "Breezy" as a single in Japan, where it reached #36 on the Tokio Hot 100 chart.
A 22 second sample of "Breezy" by Wouter Hamel, from the album Hamel.
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- Hamel (February 25, 2007) – Dox Records
- Nobody's Tune (January 29, 2009) - Dox Records
- See You Once Again (an announcement about its UK release imminent August 13, 2009) - Has been used for an advert for the BBC's iPlayer in August 2009
- Lohengrin (September 22, 2011) - Dox Records
- Review of Hamel on Revu.nl (in Dutch), accessed on September 25, 2007
- Review of Hamel on KindaMuzik (in Dutch), accessed on September 25, 2007
- Short overview article about Wouter Hamel (in Dutch), accessed on September 25, 2007
- αCharts.us page on Hamel, accessed September 13, 2007
- Tokio Hot 100 Chart (in Japanese, but intelligible), accessed September 25, 2007 (select year 2007, month 10, week 1 for the intended issue) and also he debut in korea
- "Support Caro Emerald". 2011-10-24.
2011 - Demise