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16Aug
Digging deep, climbing high... What if you play the harp (not the harmonica..), and you love the blues? You give in and buy a guitar... or you bend over backwards and do it on a harp! Brenda got herself a solid body electric harp and found a guitar teacher willing to explore the blues-ness of the ...
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15Aug
Driven by the urge for a direct and honest connection with her instrument ànd her audience, Brenda started to explore the possibilities of pure improvisation. No limits, no boundaries, no rules other than maintaining a certain tension, breathe, and connect with the harp and the ...
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15Aug
The harp is a great addition to the traditional selection of instruments involved in jazz. One of Brenda's main goals as a harpist is to get this point across both by playing and by spreading the word. Together with Sabine Meijers, she has founded the International Jazz Harp Foundation, with the ...
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15 Aug

Driven by the urge for a direct and honest connection with her instrument ànd her audience, Brenda started to explore the possibilities of pure improvisation. No limits, no boundaries, no rules other than maintaining a certain tension, breathe, and connect with the harp and the listener.

Sometimes, the improvisation can be guided by a (real or imaginary) situation, or, as in the video below, by a piece of art.
The result can be lyrical, rough, more traditional, or exploring the very limits of the instrument. It is always intimate, and full of passion.

Free improvisation can become even more exciting with other players, and Brenda has found a perfect match in Marieke voor de Wind (bassoon). More info about their unique collaboration here: LINK

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