Huub Janssen - I found a new baby

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Huub Janssen - I’ve found a new baby. 1976

Huub Janssen drums with the Dutch Swing College Band. Leader Peter Schilperoort soprano sax, Bert de Kort cornet, Bob Kaper alto sax, Dick Kaart trombone, Jaap van Kempen guitar, Henk Bosch van Drakensteyn bass.

Together with Italian drummer Charly Antolini, British drummer Peter York, Huub Janssen belongs to the top European drummers. Particularily special is his perception and approach. This with en inborn sense of humor together with his visual effects makes him even more outstanding and puts him in a class apart with drummer Jo Jones. Huub is a totally fascinating performer and of the drummers I have seen and heard I personally rank him among the world’s very best.

A jazz musician for 50 years, Huub Janssen (16 January 1937) earned his reputation in the Dutch Swing College Band with whom he played for 25 years.
He travelled all over the world with them and took part in many TV shows, radio programmes and albums. His drum solos are famous everywhere and he has become a popular studio musician. Apart from the Dutch Swing College Band
concerts, for years he has also played regularly with the Flashback Quartet and especially with his own Amazing Jazz Band, an occasional formation of first-class Dutch Dixieland musicians. Huub has played and recorded with such
world-famous jazz musicians as Teddy Wilson, Billy Butterfield, Lilian Boutte, Greetje Kauffeld, Bob Wilber, Bud Freeman, Scott Hamilton, Ruby Braff, Wild Bill Davis, Joe Venuti, Chris Barber, Warren Vache, Peanuts Hucko, Rod Mason, Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball and Milt Jackson.

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