Jazzy Derk will be playing mostly at his residencies at Kitchen&Bar van Rijn on the Saturdaynightlive nights, and he will be playing the friday night jazz @ Nick Vollebregt - Laren along with contrabass players such as Thomas Pol

On the 14th of may Jazzy Derk performs for the annual get together of a major company from Norway (private corporate event).

On the 18th of may DJ-Producer Alankara will take over the decks in Van Rijn for one night along side two outstanding artists while Jazzy Derk will be playing on a private event in Aalsmeer.

In the studio we are working on new tracks and are busy with editing music for promo video’s and working on the new artistic video/music platform DMTT. ROCKS teaming up with JPM.

For information, booking requests please contact us via email or phone.


In the centre of the 75th bday bash of my dad i had the joy and honour to play a boogie woogie in our living room with family and best friends of my dad. The first time I say my uncle Paul play a boogie woogie i was 5 years old. I love the vibe on this video, the movie was shot by my beautiful love which saw the moment and captured it for me since these private moments normally don’t get filmed. Very happy with this snippet, enjoy listening to it. Boogie Woogie piano playing is such a joy! :–))


The coolest DJ booth in town must be the “grand piano dj booth’ @ Kitchen & Bar van Rijn where we host our weekly “saturdaynightlive” dinner2dance evening. From smooth jazz dinner grooves up to deep funky house grooves accompanied by live keyboards, grand piano action and Amsterdam’s finest jazz musicians. The atmosphere in this outstanding location has an international quality towards it and is a must have seen dinner experience for all locals and international guests in Amsterdam. For reservations call +31 20 450 0555.


This week’s live performances coming up:

Thursdaynight @ Nick Vollebregt with a Jazz duo performance accompanied by Vincent Kuiper on contrabass. For table reservations call: +31 35 5383577. 

Fridaynight I will be at the famous café Barrera for the Leidse Jazz Week with Rob van de Wouw on trumpet and DJ Mr Melle from 20:00-00:00 hours. Spin by for this great annual event in Leiden!

Saturdaynightlive I will be jamming the weekly residency @ Kitchen and Bar van Rijn accompanied by Lorrèn Rettich on vocals and Han Litz on flute starting at 20:00 hours.


On thursdaynight this week we will be jazzin’ the Soho House Amsterdam @ restaurant Cecconi’s with Rob van de Wouw on trumpet. Make sure you reserve your table on time at Cecconi’s, this place is new in town and packed on thursdays. 

On Fridaynight we will be @ the famous Jazzcafé Nick Vollebregt  performing a jazz duo act with contrabass player Tobias Nijboer between 20:00-23:00 hours. Tobias has just released his new album Fuse. Reserve your table for fridaynight, most of the time the place is sold out by those who have discovered the return of live Jazz again while dining or having a drink at this famous Jazzcafé & restaurant!

On Saturdaynight we host the “saturdaynightlive” show @ Kitchen and Bar van Rijn on the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam starting at 20:00 this week with DJ Ignatio & Han Litz. Jazzy Derk and Rob van de Wouw will attend the second part of the night between 22:00-01:00, after performing on a private jazz-dinner event at the Mayor Manor Tenclub. The live music @ Van Rijn on saturdaynights are the perfect place to warm up in style before visiting Amsterdam nightlife’s clubs and discotheques.


So if you can’t make it for dinner, feel free to spin by for a drink at the bar. 

Hope to see you around this week!

For more information, please contact us.


Saturdaynight Live is a dinnertodance night hosted by pianist & dj Jazzy Derk in one of the hottest grand-cafe-restaurants around the heart of Amsterdam. 

Kitchen and Bar van Rijn on the Rembrandtplein has international exposure and hosts many dinner-events as well as a long bar where the finest cocktails are being served for guests who only spin by for the great atmosphere in this fine location. 

On saturday nights, Jazzy Derk hosts live shows with his DJ live concept.With the DJ booth placed on top of the Yamaha Grand Piano with the Korg SV1 keyboard along side some of the finest musicians in the Dutch Jazz scene, Jazzy Derk knows how to create a great vibe in this place. 

Van Rijn is a ‘must have seen’ if you’re visiting Amsterdam and looking for a relaxed place to have dinner or take a drink while getting warmed up for a great night with the finest dj sounds and live musicians Amsterdam has to offer.


For special Dinner 2 Dance events, Jazzy Derk can bring the perfect ambience to your private or corporate event. 

With a jazz formation while dining (piano, contrabass and additional artist) the atmosphere get’s started and the music starts blending into the communication of the surrounding.

After dinner, the DJ-keyboard set get’s activated. Jazzy Derk’s dj style is eclectic, from nujazz sublime fm style to dance classics to soulful house to commercial mash ups to top 40 hits in a groovy remix and even some funky deeptech flavours, all with additional live keyboard action.

The dance floor will be steaming after a classy dinner event. On many known- and unknown locations around the Netherlands Jazzy Derk and his artistical crew have been making presence on this behalf with much pleasure and honours. 

On this picture a unique location is seen, somewhere in the Netherlands. In collaboration with the finest catering crews around, we can set the right vibe for your events.

For more information & details about our tailormade dinner2dance events, contact us.


Thomas Pol is one of the finest contrabass players around at the moment in the Netherlands. He studied in New Orleans and is still visiting the USA often. 

Thomas is asked by many musicians, for example Benjamin Herman from the New Cool Collective has invited Thomas for his recent theater-tour. 

Jazzy Derk and Thomas Pol are often to be seen at Nick Vollebregt (Laren) and can also be booked for special requests with larger formations. 

For bookings and information, contact us.


Amsterdam’s newest ’SOHO HOUSE‘ is Jazzin’. On the ground floor of this stunning building resides Cecconi’s, the Itialian restaurant formula which has proven to be successful in many other SOHO HOUSE capitols of the world. With a beautiful restored Steinway grand piano, Cecconi’s hosts live Jazz daily. 

Jazzy Derk is one of the resident pianist at Cecconi’s and brings great vibes to this beautiful new place in town. Either with solo sets during weekdays or accompanied by contrabass players in the weekend days, Cecconi’s is jazzin’ it up with style and flavours. 

For more information when Jazzy Derk performs at Cecconi’s contact us.

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