Yuri Honing – Wired Paradise (Netherlands) at BFlat, Bangalore

  • Date / Time: 11/29/2013 : 8:30 PM
  • Location: The Bflat Bar
  • Address: The BFlat Bar, 100 FEET Rd, Indiranagar,Bangalore,Karnataka,India
Yuri Honing, saxophonist / composer from the Netherlands is one of Holland’s most prolific and prominent saxophone players (according to the Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD and the Oxford Introduction to jazz) with touring experience in over 70 countries and a discography of almost 30 titles.  He has also been considered one of the main representatives of European jazz with his very successful Yuri Honing Trio.
Yuri Honing has played and recorded with jazz greats as Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden and Paul Bley. In 2001 Honing received the Edison Jazz Award (Dutch Grammy) for his recording ‘Seven’, featuring Paul Bley, Gary Peacock and Paul Motion. His album Star Tracks (1996) gave him his international breakthrough. In 2012 Yuri Honing was awarded with the Boy Edgar Prize, the most prestigious jazz prize in the Netherlands.
For the past 6 to 8 years Honing leads his two main groups: an acoustic quartet with ECM recording artist Wolfert Brederode and Ruben Samama on acoustic bass; and his electric group Wired Paradise, formed in 2006. Both groups have toured and performed in all major festivals in Europe, Asia and South America.