Serious Request Benefitfestival

  24 January 2023

A spin-off from Serious Request: New Manhattan Bigband in Amersfoort takes three other friendly bands from the Amersfoort area for this benefit-big band- festival. The evening promises to be one big ongoing party of all the beauty that our Keistad has to offer on swinging, steaming, sultry, and groovy blazers …

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Trumpeters, drummers and bassists wanted

  1 January 2023

Start 2023 off right with a fun, new and musical challenge? We are looking for trumpet players (including lead), a drummer and a bassist! We play modern big band jazz: swinging, steamy and compelling. If you are interested, visit for further information and/or send an email to

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Blowing out the night at 3FM Serious Request

  22 December 2022

We were asked by NPO 3fm to blow out the night on Friday 23 December, live on radio and tv, and to wake up the DJs in the glass house. Of course we were happy to participate in this! But unfortunately this is no longer happening: 2 of the 3 …

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Benefit Concert Het Vergeten Kind

  22 December 2022

In response to 3fm Serious Request, we are organizing a benefit concert for Het Vergeten Kind together with the Rock City Horns and other bands and artists from Amersfoort. This concert was announced live on the broadcast. It takes place at Poppodium Fluor033 in Amersfoort. The exact date and time …

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Groot amateurkunstfestival Amersfoort

  12 July 2022

On September 10 we will perform at the Groot Amateurkunstfestival Amersfoort. There are performances by the various amateur art companies in Amersfoort throughout the city. The exact time and location are yet to be announced, so keep an eye on the site and our social media channels.

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Drummer wanted!

  22 June 2022

Hey drummer! The New Manhattan Big Band is looking for you: an advanced musician who combines ambition with conviviality. Like us. Are you curious? Contact us!

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New gig at Grand Cafe Vyssotski

  27 October 2021

Almost two years ago we gave our last pre-corona performance in @vyssotski. And we'll be back next December 12th! From 4 pm we will treat you to a wonderfully swinging and spectacular performance! And to make it even more memorable: this will also be a kind of farewell performance with …

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Vacancy new bandleader

  14 October 2021

As a band leader you ensure an improvement of our level during the weekly rehearsals. You lead 5-10 concerts a year, contribute ideas about the repertoire and determine the programs. This is based on our musical vision.

We search: • Affinity and experience with big band music • Professional and …

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