Presskit - Biography jazzvocalist Anna Montan

Anna Montan

Her warm, powerful voice manages to touch many listeners.
In Duo, Trio and 6-tet she performs successfully her blues & jazz repertoire for many years now.
Passionately she turned into the versatile singer she has become.


Originally she got her inspiration out of the blues, touched by the emotions within. And although she grew up with grandfather’s violin and his old jazz-records, Anna’s first performing is as a singer and percussionist in pop-, soul- and salsabands
Gradually she reveals herself as a jazz singer, with a classically trained voice.
She forms her first band and starts to experiment in jazz and soul.
Later on she performs with several of her jazzformations, in trio – septet.



Besides jazzmusic Anna explored also the keroncong music from Indonesia, arising from her Indonesian background. This lead to a unique product: a fusion of jazz and keroncong by the Duo Montan & Lauwerends.
A dynamic mix of East and West, by how the plaiting of both styles sounds together:
Keroncong from Indonesia and Jazz from the West.
The CD-release “CINTA” (2011) got very good reviews of the big eurasian Tong-Tong-Festival  and national Radio 6.



Anna Montan Jazz 6-tet
Anna Montan vocal
Zane Massey sax/flute
Michael Simon trumpet/flügelhorn
Jacco Griekspoor vibes
Patrick Lauwerends bass
Wytze van der Zweep drums

Duo Montan & Lauwerends
Anna Montan vocal, percussion
Patrick Lauwerends acoustic, electric bass

Trio Montan & Lauwerends & Massey
Anna Montan vocal, percussion
Patrick Lauwerends acoustic, electric bass
Zane Massey sax, flute

Duo Agerbeek/Montan
Anna Montan vocal
Rob Agerbeek piano