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Paul Van Kemenade

Biography

b. 17 Might 1957, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Playing alto saxophone from child years, Van Kemenade performed expertly from 1976, leading his personal bands, which often played his personal compositions, while he was students at Brabants Conservatory in Tilburg, Holland. He also performed as sideman in lots of bands, which range from duos as much as big rings. Among these organizations had been Niko Langenhuijsen’s Vaalbleek and Alex Von Schlippenbach’s Berlin Modern Jazz Orchestra, 1989, where he performed alongside musicians such as for example Kenny Wheeler, Ed Thigpen and Benny Bailey. Vehicle Kemenade also caused the Surinam Music Outfit, and on several multi-media tasks, linking up with poets, painters and dancers. For several years he was co-leader from the workshop orchestra Boventoon, and conductor of another workshop orchestra, Brabants Leerorkest. For quite some time he in addition has taught thoroughly in his indigenous land. His personal quintet was created in 1983, and the next 12 months he received the Podiumprize from the SJIN (the Dutch Jazz Basis). He continuing to business lead his quintet, which from 1989 was pretty settled in staff, with Hans Sparla (trombone), Jeroen vehicle Vliet (piano), Eric vehicle der Westen (bass), and Pieter Bast (drums). With this group, he toured thoroughly in European countries, Canada and South Africa. He also led a septet as well as the Podium trio. Additionally, he spent some time working using the Surinam Music Outfit, with Contraband (an intermittent big music group led by trombonist Willem vehicle Manen), with vehicle der Westen’s post-bop octet, Pulsation, the 1-2-3-4-5-Sextet, with Jasper Vehicle’t Hof, and several others. Although his name continues to be rather less understand than ought to be the case towards the worldwide music community, Vehicle Kemenade’s actions in an array of creative areas, allied as that is to his teaching actions, have produced him both prominent and essential in his homeland.

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Full Name Paul van Kemenade
Music Groups Berlin Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
Music Songs Whatsappening, Olé Kiss, Bramen Plukken, Freeze! 4.0, Stranger Than Paranoia, Violins Against Violence, Fantasy Colours, Lapstop, Daytime Sketches, The Big Defender, Dry Four, Cool Man, Coleman Part 1 & 2, Time Is up 2, For A.T., Wiegelied, Pace, Cherry, Close Enough, The Gate, Une Couleur Differente, Vormarz, Hymne for All, Music in the Box, Take It Easy, No Way Station, Follow, Hospel, Ominosity, Song for Hope, For Russia, Broken Bones, Gathering for Alto and Cello
Albums Three Horns and a Bass 'in a Certain Mood', Close Enough, A Kind Of..., No way station, Dedication, Kaisei Nari (Feat: Aki Takase-Han Bennink-Three Horns and a Bass-Cappella Pratensis A.o.)


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#Fact
1 First Non-American to join the "Rock The Vote" campaign.
2 Has performed in all important clubs and events around the world.
3 Host of several radio shows in Germany and the USA.
4 Widely considered to be one of the top trance DJs in the world, along with Paul Oakenfold, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Tiësto and Judge Jules. Plays to sold out crowds in clubs worldwide. The first non-American to join the 'Rock The Vote' campaign.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Into the Blue 2005 performer: "Time of Our Lives" Pop Radio Mix-Swiss American Federation Remix / writer: "Time of Our Lives" Pop Radio Mix-Swiss American Federation Remix
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2005 performer: "TIME OF OUR LIVES" / writer: "TIME OF OUR LIVES"
Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004 Video Game performer: "Nothing But You Cirrus Remix"
What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Roswell TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
Charmed 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wipeout 3 1999 Video Game performer: "Avenue"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Perfect Day 2004
Zurdo 2003

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zweiohrküken 2009 DJ

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Das Wunder von Bern - Die wahre Geschichte 2004 TV Movie documentary composer: song "Wir sind wir"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Committed 1991 assitant: Mr. Levey

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Popstars: Germany 2012 TV Series Himself
Krömer - Die internationale Show 2011 TV Series Himself
Zimmer frei! 2010 TV Series Himself
Voodoo Experience 2010 2010 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Berlin Mitte 2010 TV Series Himself
Dickes B. 2009 TV Series Himself
24 h Berlin - Ein Tag im Leben 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
With the DJ 2008 TV Series short Himself
Anne Will 2008 TV Series Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter
III nach neun 2007 TV Series Himself
Ultra MusicFestival Experience 2005 2006 Himself
Kuttner. 2005 TV Series Himself
It's All Gone Pete Tong 2004 Himself (as Paul Van Dyke)
Dancestar USA 2004 2004 TV Movie Himself
TMF Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Himself - Best DJ [International] Winner
The World Party on Tour 2003 Video documentary Himself
Die Harald Schmidt Show 2000 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Silver Ariel Ariel Awards, Mexico Best Original Score (Mejor Música Compuesta para Cine) Zurdo (2003) · Eduardo Gamboa


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