THE GRAND BEACH CLUB 2020

Sofitel Legend The Grand Hotel in Amsterdam has decided to place a “beach club” in the heart of their centre point entree which we opened yesterday with a great momentum including the rules of social distancing. It was a great atmosphere for the invited guests. Till 14th of september the Grand Beach will be open for public.

We opened the event with 45 minutes of live jazz with Jazzy on the Yamaha piano with Contrabass player Thomas Pol as wingman. These two are well known from their fridaynight jazz specials at the famous Jazz & Blues cafe Nick Vollebregt.


Juliet July performs the famous song by Pharell called Happy here, always a nice moment to elevate the energy in the audience. 

The Grand Hotel Beach club will be open for three months and will def be a “talk of the town” place. In this historical building in Amsterdam lies so much history that just by being there one already feels the special vibe this location has to offer on many levels.


Juliet sings the classic house vocals of Moloko’s hit (Sing it Back) on a mash up that Jazzy Derk has made in his sound studio. This duo has stunning skills and will defenately lift up the energy of your event.

For informations and bookings please contact us or call me at +31628877288


AUDIO FOR VIDEO

I am proudly presenting you the opportunity to find created and provided suitable audio compositions where needed.

Video, Promotional movies, Commercials, Documentaries, Long or short films as well as songs in all styles.

I collaborate with a network of very talented composers, producers, sound designers and many great musicians that I have worked with as a Pianist-DJ throughout the years.

I mostly work connected online with colleagues and clients to be as interactive as possible during the process of manufacturing.

So when you are interested please feel free to contact me!

I can be reached on my email derkdekoning@gmail.com or you can call me directly:  +31628877288.  

Jazzy Derk, Pianist, DJ, composer, producer.


JAZZY D FT JESSYHAY

On most saturdaynights in Amsterdam, the pianist DJ Jazzy Derk has a residency where he invites 2 artist per night during a dinner2dance movement at Kitchen & Bar van Rijn on the famous Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam. On this video you can see hear and feel the amazing energy that get’s released at certain moments when the jam get’s hot. The virtuoso talent of Jessyhaymusic (Yishay Gluck) is extraordinary, he’s been touring through Europe all year and performs with international bands at major concert halls and makes time in his schedule to jam along with Jazzy Derk on occasions. With lot’s of enjoyment by all the people who were lucky to have been there that night, man the jam was ON. 

Hereby another video with some more Balearic vibes they also threw into the equasion that night. What a mesmerising evening this was! To be continued. Jazzy D ft Jessyhay.


SATURDAYNIGHT LIVE

On Saturday’s we host our weekly DJ Live concept with a dinner and a dance department at the stunning location Kitchen & Bar van Rijn located on the Rembrandtplein Amsterdam. Together with Amsterdam’s finest artists Jazzy Derk brings an atmosphere of international allure. Most visitors in Amsterdam from abroad have never seen a DJ play such funky grooves while at the same time playing the keyboard as a virtuoso. With female singers, violin players, trumpet cats, sax ladies & gents, the vibe on this night is set to last. A must have seen while in Amsterdam.

For information and reservations please contact us.



Hereby some more taste of that vibe. After the set with violin Jazzy Derk invited female singer Juliet July. Together with Juliet July Jazzy forms an energetic ensemble. To be continued.


Another fine example of this formation is the variation of famous mash-up hits they can perform such as the Sing it Back mash up originated by Moloko. There are much more of those in the repertoire, accompanied with fine keyboard chords & solo’s. Enjoy.


As resident of the night Jazzy Derk glues the night together booking the artists, programming the night and playing a lot of funky live keyboard on the tracks he DJs together with his fine taste for harmonic mixing in tone scales.



C JAM BLUES AT MAYOR MANOR

On this video you can feel the vibe we can present with the Oscar Peterson flavoured C Jam Blues style performed by piano and contrabass. The formation can also be extended with trumpet of brush drums. 

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Part II, because the vibe on this jam is so nice to hear. Enjoy.

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MOLOKO LIVE MASH

At the saturdaynightlive residency @ Kitchen and Bar van Rijn, Jazzy Derk get’s to play with Amsterdam’s finest live artists. From lady singers to saxophone players, trumpet players, flute players, violin players and many others. The dinner to dance movement @ the Rembrandt square in Amsterdam shows a weekly quality of the DJ Live Concept which Jazzy Derk embraces with experience and skills.

The atmosphere is almost un-Amsterdam one would feel more like being in a grand cafe restaurant in NYE. We will start this year with a live set ft Han Litz on flute and Juliet July on vocals. For table reservations call +31 20 4500555. A 30 metre long cocktail bar is also at disposal for people who want to spin by for the music and atmosphere, after dinner so to say.

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THE PIANIST DJ IN ACTION

This snippet gives you an idea of the wide range music styles Jazzy Derk embraces as a DJ and more even what his live keyboard action add to the equasion. 

From classic grooves in a new beat, towards old school Johnny Guitar Watson hits, whatever get’s the audience going on the dance floor and move their feet.

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UPDATES JAZZY DERK Q4 2019

It has been busy during ADE 2019 with some amazing musical highlights. When all the DJs, Producers, Record Label chiefs, A&R’s etc of the Electronic Dance World gather in Amsterdam for the annual ADE event the city is jammed with topnotch events.

The schedule for this month is also nice, playing for the sports brand Under Armour, performing on the Steinway grand piano at the Sohohouse Amsterdam, jazzing it up at Nick Vollebregt in Laren with my jazzy duo act.

Coming up: a private party in The Haque’s unique location Mama Kelly, the weekly Saturdaynightlive show’s at Kitchen & Bar van Rijn located on the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam and some live jazz gigs in- and around town with some of my fav Contrabass players.

Naming Contrabass players: this wednesday I will be in the amazing studio of Nando Eweg (soundslikenando) to record baselines with my man Thomas Pol on Contrabass and bassgitar. Looking forward to that one big time. Got some new tracks in the sleeve to get mixed down soon.

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