Montis, Goudsmit & Directie @ de MEESTER Almere
- Friday 03 June 2022 20:00 - 22:30
- Pop music venue De Meester, Rentmeesterstraat 2, 1315 JS Almere, Netherlands
Montis,Goudsmit & Directie are the new darlings of the Dutch soul andjazz scene. Astonishing audiences with their dazzling liveshows, the drum, guitar and hammond trio have toured extensivelysince their formation in. Whether at the North Sea Jazz Festival, deZwarte Cross, and well known venues like Amstedamn based Paradiso andBimhuis, crowds have been energized by the infectious grooves andremarkable energy of the group.
Thetrio's individual talents are impressive enough; however, in thiscase, the whole is much greater than the sum of its parts. Thecombination creates an explosive sound with an added element ofversatility not often encountered in the jazz world. Montis, Goudsmit & Directie exhibit traces of funk, rock,sensitive balladryand a witty approach to a genre usually lacking in humor.
DrummerCyril Directie is the engine of the band and his charismaticpersona comes across loud and clear in performances andrecordings. He has made a name for himself touring allover the world with the crème de la crème of the Dutch music scene..
FrankMontis turns the Hammond organ into the perfect instrument to enhancethe soul, jazz and rock sound of M G & D. Equally adept at slowgrooves and frenetic solos, Montis lives up to his reputation as oneof the grand masters of the hammond in Europe.
Theicing on the cake is guitarist Anton Goudsmit. Hailed as vibrant,idiosyncratic, and unique, Goudsmit delivers another huge dose ofenergy to the trio. He dives into the groove with an intensity andabandon that sweeps audiences off their feet - or sweeps themonto their feet.
Montis,Goudsmit & Directie have truly developed their own unique soundthat is captured in all its enormous power on their initial fulllength album "Taste of Culture" . Their new Album "RootUp" will soon be released.