The Dutch Concert Big Band is a professional big band founded by drummer Kevin van den Elzen. The band consists of some the finest young jazz musicians in the Netherlands. The concept and goal of the Dutch Concert Big Band is to rediscover “forgotten” repertoire by master jazz composers and musicians from the Netherlands. The bands has strived to bring this music to a new audience. Aside from the current impressive line-up, Guests have included: Paquito d’Rivera, Ack van Rooyen, Theo Loevendie, Fay Claassen, Shirma Rouse and Jan Menu.
The first Release of the DCBB is a tribute to Dutch big band composers with pieces from: Jerry van Rooyen, Rob Pronk, Frans Elsen, Rob Madna, Henk Meutgeert, Johan Plomp, Rik Elings, Jan Wessels and Henk Huizinga.