During the end of may State of Monc did a small but very successful tour in Germay. It started at a great temporary club in Görlitz ( Alte Fabrik Halle ). A crowd of 300 went in with them and came out chearing. Next : Berlin ( b-flat Acoustic Music & Jazzclub), a straight jazz
After a year full of exiting trips around the globe, State of Monc is currently concentrating on some new work in the studio. This time their music is going in yet another direction with a four musician line-up. To keep the live flow going, the band will do a short Germany tour at the end of may
State of Monc just returned from a small tour in China. After performances at the 11th Nanjing Jazz Festival, the band took the fast train to Shanghai to perform in the prestigious Jazz Club during the Jazz Shanghai Jazz Festival. Great success! This month State of Monc will perform in another big city: Sao Paolo, Brazil !
After a great show at the Borneo Jazz Festival in Malaysia last May, State of Monc did a couple of shows at Dutch festivals and, last but not least, had a very good time playing at The JazzRalley in Dusseldorf, Germany. This Friday the band will do their first performance in Belgium ever: Beleuvenissen in Leuven! More shows
State of Monc is preparing for gigs in- and outside Dutch territory. The band will start off with some gigs in Germany in March. After that State of Monc will play various shows in The Netherlands and Belgium and is also booked for The Miri Jazzfestival in Malaysia, in May. Currently State of Monc is working on
Since the German release of Phantom Speaker on November 12th, the press over there has written a lot of great reviews about the album. Some snippets: Debug Magazine: ”…sie lassen mit ihren instrumentalen Kaskaden schone Filme im Kopf ablaufen, die dich etwas unruhig zurucklassen“. Jazz Zeitung: “… die gut gelungene Fusion zwischen Mensch und Machine“. Zeitungshaus Bauer: “Es groovt
JAZZKOMM @ POPKOMM is a platform for professional auditions and various forms of showcases, concerts, musical experimentation and jam sessions. With Popkomm, the a2n conference and the Berlin Festival, part of the Berlin Music Week, close by and taking place at the same time, the aim is for jazz artists and jazz entrepreneurs to engage in a
On Sunday May 16th State of Monc will present their long-awaited new album Phantom Speaker. This album consists of a live CD and DVD, recorded live about a year ago. The presentation concert will take place in The Sugar Factory, Amsterdam and will start at 21h30. Wicked Jazz Sounds afterwards included. The album will be in stores (including online
In the middle of their tour for Jazzimpuls, State of Monc was invited to attend The Java Jazzfestival. In the first week of March, State of Monc will play five shows in Jakarta, Indonesia. Two of those shows will take place at the Java Jazz Festival. So, if you happen to be around, visit us
State of Monc openend this year with a sold out show at BIMhuis, Amsterdam. The legendary concert room was fully packed with almost 400 very enthusiastic people. The show was recorded by the VPRO and broadcasted live on radio 6. Here you can listen to the concert, and watch some tracks on video.