Eric Vloeimans

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Eric Vloeimans
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Vloeimans performing in July, 2007
Background information
Born (1963-03-24) 24 March 1963 (age 56)
Huizen, Netherlands
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsTrumpet
Years active1990–present
LabelsChallenge
Websiteericvloeimans.com

Eric Vloeimans (born 24 March 1963) is a Dutch musician, songwriter, and record producer.

Biography[edit]

Eric Vloeimans performing in 2006

Although he studied classical music as a child, he became interested in jazz at the Rotterdam Academy of Music. After graduating in 1988, he moved to New York City and studied trumpet with Donald Byrd. He was a member of big bands led by Mercer Ellington and Frank Foster. In the 1990s, he recorded the album Bitches and Fairy Tales (1999) with Marc Johnson, Joey Baron, and John Taylor. Vloeimans has also worked with Kinan Azmeh, Michiel Borstlap, Lars Danielsson, Jimmy Haslip, Joe LaBarbera, Nguyen Le, Ernst Reijseger, and Bugge Wesseltoft.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Edison Award, Bitches and Fairy Tales, 1999
  • Boy Edgar Award, Umai, 2001
  • Bird Award, Best Jazz Trumpeter, 2002
  • Gouden Nutcracker, Dutch Jazz Album, Heavensabove, 2011

Discography[edit]

  • First Floor (Challenge, 1994)
  • Bestiarium (Challenge, 1996)
  • Bitches and Fairy Tales (Challenge, 1998)
  • Umai (Challenge, 2000)
  • Brutto Gusto (Challenge, 2003)
  • Urban Jazz Scapes with Michel Banabila (2003)
  • Hidden History (Challenge, 2003)
  • Boompetit (Challenge, 2004)
  • Summersault (Challenge, 2006)
  • Gatecrashin (Challenge, 2007)
  • Hyper (Challenge, 2008)
  • Fabulas (Budapest Music Center, 2009)
  • Live at Yoshi's (Challenge, 2009)
  • Heavensabove! (Challenge, 2010)
  • Kytecrash with Colin Benders (2011)
  • Live at the Concertgebouw with Florian Weber (Challenge, 2011)
  • Evensong with the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (Challenge, 2013)
  • Oliver's Cinema (Buzz, 2013)
  • On the Spot with Calefax (Buzz, 2013)
  • Old, New, and Blue (2013)
  • Oliver's Cinema Act 2 (2015)
  • Carrousel with Holland Baroque (2017)
  • Levanter with Kinan Azmeh (2018)
  • Viento Zonda with Juan Pablo Dobal (2019)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Eric Vloeimans". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Eric Vloeimans | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 December 2018.

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