May '18

Summer 2018: festivals in The Hague + Rotterdam with new 4-tet!

MONTAN & LAUWERENDS Keroncong-Jazz 4-tet
Anna Montan vocal, percussion
Patrick Lauwerends acoust., el. bass
Zane Wayne Massey flute, sax
Renadi Santoso percussion, flute, guitar

See AGENDA for dates and festivals

In 2018 we continue our Keroncong-Jazz repertoire, but now with Renadi and Zane. Enrichment of sounds!
We create new repertoire, in arranged keroncong traditionals and original compositions of our own, in a cross-over of jazz with etnic keroncong elements, and lyrics in Englis and Bahasa Indonesia.

January '18

Putri Kedua – Music Theatre

We have started a new project: ‘Putri Kedua – Music Theatre’!  Nice and exciting…

Music, dancing en multimedia performance of Indonesian Keroncong and Western Jazz.
Point of view: the personal background of Anna Montan’s mother in historical context of the colonial past of the Netherlands and Indonesia.

June '17

personal blog

….. I’ve been buzy buzy buzy networking at the InJazz, in Lantaarn/Venster in Rotterdam!

June '17

Krontjong-Jazz at World Music Fusion Festival 2017!

The ROTTERDAM WORLD MUSIC FUSION FESTIVAL 2017 is a 4-day thematic music festival during the North Sea Round Town Jazzfestival in Rotterdam, organized by Patrick Lauwerends.

Start festival wednesday 5 juli Spanje: flamenco met jazz.
Thursday 6 july India: raga’s and jazz.
Friday 7 july Indonesia: krontjong and jazz.
Saturday 8 july Surinam: kaseko and kawina and jazz.