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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Cancelled: show on the 11th of september

  3 September 2021

Our show on the 11th of september in Amersfoort has unfortunately been cancelled. Due to the corona regulations the organisation had no possibility to continue the festival.

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Finally started again!

  24 June 2021

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In memoriam Wijnand Bühre (1943 – 2020)

  9 July 2020

To our dismay, we received news that Wijnand Bühre passed away on Friday July 3. This happened after a fall in the hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

He was 1st tenor saxophonist in the NMBB. With his years of experience and a large music library, he has made …

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Resumption of rehearsals

  24 June 2020

June 15 was the day. After a period of 13 weeks of not rehearsing, we started cautiously resuming rehearsals on June 15. Not with the entire band but, as previously described in a news item, with section rehearsals. Two on a Monday night. The first time the trombones and the …

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Restart rehearsels in COVID-19 times

  9 June 2020

On Monday June 15 we will carefully start up our rehearsals again. Not integral with the whole band, but with two section rehearsals in one evening. As a result, there are a maximum of 6 or 7 people in the rehearsal building. Maintaining a distance of 2 m between the …

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