[2020 – 6]
[2020 – 5]
I am preparing a cd with double bass only. After having spend two full days of recording at Studio Peggy 51, I’m now choosing the ‘true tracks’ & almost finished with the mastering.
[2020 – 4]
Buisonic played at the beautiful Bethlehem Church in Amsterdam. It was broadcasted on Youtube.
[2020 – 3]
HOT is invited to play in Swiss again. Concert on July 26 2020 in Bellelay.
[2020 – 2]
[2020 – 1]
A new band has come alive & invited to play at the U Jazz Festival February 1st 2020. Any ideas for a name?
[2019 – 3]
Buisonic is a new group initiated by trombone player Joost Buis. It contains 2 screemy guitars as well as whispering poetry. Concerts @ De Ruimte & ZJFT.
[2019 – 2]
On August 28 Dion will do a solo performance with music from Charles Mingus @ De Kaaij in Nijmegen. Pieter Douma will play Thelonious Monk.
[2019 – 1]
HOT is invited to perform at the Festival d’Orgue in Mourgins and at a festival in Bern.
New Band: Di Kwintet performs at U jazz festival on December 15th
Colen’s A Birds Eye View will be playing in De Bimbuis on february 2nd 2019.
Steven Kamperman’s opera Hildegard sold out almost every concert. Very nice reviews.
HOT will be playing at the famous Festival Toulouse Les Orgues on October 13th 2018.
Vera Westera and Dion invited to Sommerfestival Asphalt in Dusseldorf (15 – 19 July 2018)
HOT joins Steven Kamperman’s OPERA on Hildegard von Bingen; power woman from the 12th century. Rehearsals start in june.
Me teaching at ArtEZ; new video
BUI, a fresh initiative to stimulate the scene of improvisers in Utrecht. Check
Trailer by de Bende van Drie. Enjoy
With Spinifex I toured through India in 2011 & 2012.
Maanschaduw was a musical theatre performance that I performed in together with violin player Jeffrey Bruinsma.
In 2009 I participated in the dance performance Ghost Note by Station Zuid.
In 2009 I played in the Jazz Opera Miles and Tram 7 (music by Esmée Olthuis, libretto by Denise Schreuder). Together with a nice group of musicians we did more than 100 concerts.
In 2008 I joined the RO Theater for more than 6 months to rehearse and perform Woyzeck, directed by Gerard Jan Reinders
In 2007 I was Artist in Residence at SJU in Utrecht and was invited to organize four concerts
In 2007 I played in the musical theatre production Pushkin Paradise, also by Oostpool
In 2006, Dimami took part in The Young VIPs Tour with, among others, guitarist Anton Goudsmit and in 2015 the band had been celebrating its 15th anniversary!
In 2006 I took part in the Oostpool Theatre Group production of Brel, featuring Jeroen Willems in the title role.
I was partly musically raised by playing for several years together with bayan player Oleg Fateev, Trio East of the Sun, The Dutch/Portuges singer Monica Triga, Dutch singer Gé Reinders and singer and composer Lilian Hak