Welcome at the official website of Cees Slinger
November 25 2017: The Diamond Five CD Brilliant is republished.
November 3 2017: John Engels presents: Diamond Five instore@Concerto.John Engels plays with Rob van Bavel (piano) and Ruud Ouwehand (bass) songs of the reissue of Diamond Five's Brilliant. Buy LP.
October 7 2017: Recording of a North Sea Jazz concert on 7-10-1981: Buddy de Franco-Clarinet, Terry Gibbs-Vibraphone, Cees Slinger-piano, Peter Ypma-drums and John Clayton-bas.
January 27 2017: New found recording The Diamond Five 1962 in Antibes/Juan-les-Pins festival.
January 27 2017: Volkskrant in memoriam Jacques Schols (article is in Dutch only).
December 30 2016: Jacques Schols passed away (article is in Dutch only).
December 3 2015: Hilde Slinger in Management Team. Lessons of ordinary people doing unusual work. This week: Hilde Slinger (76), productiom manager of the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw (article is in Dutch only).
April 6 2015: "Hé vogel, wanneer spelen we weer?" For this 80st birthday wrote Jeroen de Valk a biografy about drummer John Engels (book is in Dutch only).
March 27 2015: A new CD has been distributed: Return a recording with Boy Edgar's Big Band by the Nederlands Jazz Archief. Click here for the line-up.
Jazzportrets: John Engels and Jacques Schols drummer and bassplayer of The Diamond Five talk about their career.
July 27 2014: A new CD has been discovered: Live in Hilversum, a recording with Ben Webster, Rob Langereis and John Engels by Domino Records.
Februari 28 2012: Tribute to Cees Slinger at Pavlov by Ruud Breuls, Simon Rigter, Juraj Stanik Jan Voogd en Joost van Schaik, starts 21.00.
December 17 2011: Tribute to Cees Slinger in the Regentenkamer, Den Haag by Ruud Breuls, Simon Rigter, Juraj Stanik, Jan Voogd en Joost van Schaik.
December 27 2008: Ode to Cees Slinger at the Regentenkamer, Den Haag by Ruud Breuls, Simon Rigter, Tilmar Junius, Jos Machtel en Gijs Dijkhuizen.
Cees played often with
Simon Rigter, Ruud Breuls,
Paul Berner, Ben Schröder and
The singers Cees often worked with are
Joke Bruijs Soesja Citroen,
Gerrie van der Klei and Joy Misa.
Media and other links
Listen to Growing Up from the CD Slingshot:
On Youtube are several videos with Cees. Cees Slinger op Youtube.
Amongst them performances with Ben Webster, Soesja Citroen, Jo Krause, The Diamond Five, Piet Noordijk and Cees Slinger Octet.
Recently new videos are published:
Greetje Kauffeld’s Fever,
Boy's Big Band met Nelly Frijda: Summertime,
AVRO's Jazzarchief - Cees Slinger Octet (1982),
Boy's Big Band: Body and Soul 2nd take.
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CD's can be ordered at Muziekweb or
Cees Slinger in the Dutch Muziekencyclopedia.
Cees Slinger in
Beeld en geluid. Fill in Cees Slinger and look at the results.
Cees Slinger in the Jazzdiscography.
A list of all the concerts given in the Bimhuis.
Article about "Just in Case" in the Mahoganyhall in Edam.
In memoriam by Bert Jansma op Jazzmasters.
In memoriam by Amanda Kuyper NRC.
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