Photo: Allard Willems

”The wonderful eagerness with which Nijland explores the possibilities of his instrument is contagious and leaves you wanting more.”

Dion teaches double bass at the Jazz & Pop department  of the ArtEZ Conservatory in Arnhem.


  • Dion’s solo-cd I PLAY ME has been reviewed more then 10 times in De Volkskrant, Trouw, Jazzism, Jazznu and more. A highlight quote session can be witnessed here.
  • HOT (Het Orgel Trio) has composed a new program with music based in the ‘song book’ of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. 
  • GIST is a collective of musicians from Utrecht. September 3rd 2020 the first GIST Festival took place! Gist will continue at the Museum Speelklok from September 2021 on.

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