Pianist Michiel Braam is yet another superb performer who perfectly encapsulates everything that's made New Dutch Swing one of the most consistently lively and enjoyable scenes in contemporary jazz.
Partnered by powerhouse bassist Wilbert de Joode and drummer extraordinaire Michael Vatcher. With these two behind him all the way it's no wonder Braam delivers some of the most confident and enjoyable piano work I've heard in recent years.
--Dan Warborton, Paris Transatlantic
If anyone needs proof of the vitality of Dutch jazz, he (or she) needs look no further than Bik Bent Braam. The 13-piece band features a splendid collection of players, so the level of improvisation is unquestionably superb