The Houdini's



The musical part is accounted for by The Houdini’s sextet, which presented itself in the past twenty-five years as the most rock-solid hard-bop formation in the country. Talented solo players like Angelo Verploegen on trumpet, alto saxophone player Rolf Delfos and – let’s not forget - trombone player Ilja Reijngoud guarantee sufficient conviction in a genre which easily gets stuck into the smooth clichés. Kim, the eighteen year old daughter of piano-player Erwin Hoorweg, is a true revelation. (Rudie Kagie, Vrij Nederland)

Peggy Lee would have been blown away by this individual and fresh interpretation at such high level. (Angelique van Os, Jazzism)

Kim Hoorweg evolved into The Netherlands' jazz-vocals talent. She is only 18 years old and with this third (!) album she shows how polished her vocal technique really is. (Tim Sprangen, de Volkskrant)

It would be easy to accuse Hoorweg of having a lack of life-experience and corresponding depth in her voice. Wrongly so, because occasionally one can hear what's underneath the styling. In 'Lover' for example, she appears to possess a Beyoncé-type of sound. Someone worth following! (Vrouwkje Tuinman, Opzij)

Their new album is a collection of new and fresh performances. (Hessel Fluitman, Jazzflits)

Young vocalist Kim Hoorweg radiates class, style, flexibility and open-mindedness when she revives Peggy Lee, accompanied by the sheer virtuoso musicians of the Houdini’s. (Willem Jongeneelen)

She may consider it an honor, to be able to play with these fabulous musicians (and her dad Erwin at the keys)! The arrangements are often original (the frequently covered song 'Fever' even gets a completely new spirit) and the horn section is an attraction all by itself. (BN de Stem)

Together with the renowned jazz sextet The Houdini's, Kim delivers a gem; the mature sound of her voice, the presentation and her ability to empathize are phenomenal. (L'Officiel)

These interpretations of Peggy Lee's songs, are absolutely right! The Houdini's play tight and flexible and affirm their status (Mar,

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