Saxophonist Mete Erker and pianist Jeroen van Vliet first met as students in 1991 and have decades of musical partnership in various ensembles, including this beautiful duo. Both are consummately skilled musicians who play in a surprisingly wide range of musical styles, and are highly regarded around the world. In this duo their music is hyper-interactive and poetic, a showcase of exciting improvisations and beautiful songs. Mete Erker is a saxophonist with a very personal approach to music whose playing is characterised by his beautiful clear tone and a combination of raw energy and lyricism. Jeroen, 2014 winner of the prestigious Dutch Boy Edgar Prijs and contributor as leader or sideman to close to 50 albums, brings an energy and agility to match.
Consummately skilled Dutch duo