With The Hague Jazz, the city The Hague received a successor of the North Sea Jazz festival (which has moved to Rotterdam). The Hague Jazz has grown to a big festival with 91 acts on twelve stages. With Afro-Spanish singer Concha Buika, Dutch talent Sabrina Starke and cracks like Bebop pianist Hank Jones, Rod McKuen, trumpeter Hugh Masekela and Rod McKuen. But there is also attention for experimental Jazz and the underexposed German scene.
The Hague Jazz, Fri May 22th en Sat 23th World Forum, Den Haag, www.thehaguejazz.com