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Metropole Orchestra

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Jazz

Dutch broadcasting orchestra, formed by Dolf van der Linden in 1945. The orchestra has worked with a wide range of international artists throughout its history, playing a repertoire of cabaret, film music, musicals, jazz and pop. Chief Conductors Dolf van der Linden (1945-1980) Rogier van Otterloo (1980-1988) Dick Bakker (1991-2005) Vince Mendoza (2005-2013) Jules Buckley (2013-present)

        
Members
PortraitDavid Kweksilber
cl, sax *1973
PortraitHans Jansen
org, ep
PortraitLex Bolderdijk
g
PortraitVince Mendoza
key *1961 US
PortraitCor Bakker
p *1961 NL
PortraitBart Van Lier
tb NL
PortraitEvert Overweg
dr 1936-2003 NL
PortraitRogier Van Otterloo
p, key 1941-1988 NL
PortraitMarcel Schimscheimer
eb, b, g *1963
PortraitWim Both
tr *1964 NL
PortraitMartijn Vink
dr NL
Wilbrand Meischke
b, cb
Casper Donker
vn
PortraitBenny Bailey
tr 1925-2005 US
Roel Koster
frh FR
PortraitJan Hollander
tr
PortraitRob Langereis
b 1939-2014 NL
PortraitEddie Engels
tr, fh
PortraitRobert Baba
vn *1976 NL
PortraitJan Corduwener
voc
PortraitPeter Tiehuis
g *1956 NL
PortraitEdwin Schimscheimer
key, p *1960 NL
PortraitBenny Behr
str, vn 1911-1995 NL
PortraitArlia De Ruiter
vn NL
Aimée Versloot
vl NL
PortraitPauline Terlouw
vn NL
PortraitMieke Honingh
vl NL
PortraitLinda Dumessie
vn NL
Anne Knappstein
vc
PortraitLeo van Oostrom
cl, sax NL
PortraitAndre Pét
tb NL
Olof Groesz
vc
PortraitWim Kok
vn
PortraitJulia Jowett
vl
PortraitBastiaan van der Werf
vc NL
PortraitErica Korthals Altes
vn NL
PortraitSeija Teeuwen
vn
Martin de Ruiter
ob NL
PortraitAram Kersbergen
b, cb *1971 NL
PortraitRuud Breuls
tr *1962 NL
PortraitNico Schepers
tr, fh
PortraitJan Wessels
tr *1964 NL
PortraitJan Oosting
tb NL
PortraitVera Laporeva
vn BY
PortraitHerman Van Haaren
vn NL
PortraitHans Vroomans
p, syn
PortraitPetra Griffioen
vn
PortraitJanine Abbas
fl NL
Ron Oligschläger
tb
PortraitArend Liefkes
cb
PortraitDick Vennik
sax, ts *1940 NL
PortraitJan Hollestelle
b, eb *1947 NL
Mike Schäperclaus
perc
Saskia Plagge
vc
PortraitArno Van Nieuwenhuize
dr, perc *1956
PortraitDavid Rothschild
tb
Jelle Schouten
tr NL
Marianne van den Heuvel
vn
PortraitSarah Koch
vn
PortraitErik Kromhout
vn
PortraitIlja Reijngoud
tb *1972 NL
PortraitAlida Schat
vn
PortraitJan Oosthof
tr *1952 NL
PortraitJascha Albracht
vc *1976
PortraitJan Elsink
tb
PortraitDick Schallies
p 1928-2017 NL
PortraitDenis Koenders
vn
Paul Woesthuis
tb
PortraitMariël van den Bos
fl
PortraitNorman Jansen
vl *1969 NL
PortraitRuben Margarita
vn
Christiaan van Hemert
ban
PortraitDolf van der Linden
str 1915-1999 NL
Wim Timmermans
frh, alp NL
PortraitMurk Jiskoot
perc *1965 NL
PortraitErik Winkelmann
cb
PortraitBert Pfeiffer
tb
Ray Bruinsma
tr
PortraitDymphna van Dooremaal
bsn
PortraitPieter Smithuijsen
cb NL
PortraitEddy Koopman
perc, dr *1962 NL
PortraitEmile Visser
vc *1973 NL
Ana Marinkovic
cb
PortraitPeter Lieberom
sax, ts, ss *1967 NL
Simone Vierstra
vn
Jos Beeren
sax, cl
PortraitJasper Soffers
key
PortraitIris Schut
vl *1976 NL
Erna Sommer
vn
PortraitLeo Janssen
sax, cl
PortraitMarc Scholten
sax, cl
PortraitMartin van den Berg
tb
PortraitHenk Heijink
tr
Paul van der Feen
sax, cl
PortraitJoke Schonewille
hrp
PortraitMax Boeree
sax, cl *1956
PortraitWim Grin
vc
PortraitHans van der Zanden
frh BE
PortraitWillem Luijt
ob
Rosetty de Ruiter
hrp
PortraitSjoerd Dijkhuizen
cl, sax NL
Constantijn van de Wetering
Merel Jonker
vn
Rogier van der Tak
vl
Maaike Wierda
cb
Rami Koch
vn
PortraitMaarten Jansen
vc
PortraitVera Van Der Bie
vn, vl
PortraitDavid Peijnenborgh
vn NL
Hans Bonsel
vc
Wouter Huizinga
vl
PortraitJacqueline Hamelink
vc
Feyona Van Iersel
vn
PortraitFriederike Darius
fl
PortraitRik Mol
tr, fh NL
Matthijs Berger
vn
PortraitHerman Rieken
perc, dr *1961 NL
PortraitKatharina Thomsen
bs, bcl *1981 DE
PortraitJos Teeken
vc
Frank Wardenier
perc
PortraitAnnie Tångberg
vc *1972
PortraitJan Bastiani
tb *1971 NL
Jeroen Rol
tb
PortraitMerijn Rombout
vn *1961
Jan Pieter Coolwijk
vn
Finn Möricke
vl
Lucja Gaasterland-Domski
vn
Petra Wolters
Claire Schirtzinger
Denise Ruyters-Ragache
vn
Anita Janssen
ob
Hilkya Postel
vn
Tinka Regter
vn
Tjerk de Vos
cb
Steven Minken
frh
PortraitWerner Janssen
sax, cl
PortraitLisanne Soeterbroek
vn *1984
Elisabeth Liefkes-Cats
vn
Isabella Petersen
vl
Pieter Hunfeld
alp, frh FR
Jasper van Rosmalen
vn
Erica Illes
vn
Susanne Edixhoven-Dik
Sarif Tribou
George Weghorst
b
Amerentia van der Kooij-van Lammeren
Janneke Biesen
Coleman Willis
vn
Waltraud Ellman-Harders
Esther de Bruijn
Dienke Bakker
Peter Baas
PortraitAnnemarie van den Bogaard
vl *1968
Janine Teepen
bsn
PortraitFederico Nathan
vn *1986
PortraitNola Exel
fl *1964 NL
Ewa Zbyszynska
vn
Alex Welch
vl
Ronald Pes
tb
Jaap van Wershoven
Margreet Mulder
Keren-Peta Lorier
PortraitRobinson Khoury
tb, voc FR
René Soudant
bsn
E. Probst
bsn
Popular Tracks   
Paranoid Android (Radiohead) on Symphonic by Yuri Honing, Metropole Orchestra & Vince Mendoza
Carlos on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Jung Parade on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Honest I Do on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Vals De Los Días - Live on El Encuentro by Dino Saluzzi & Anja Lechner
Peculiar on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Polo Towers on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Twang on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza
Powerhouse on Raymond Scott: The Chesterfield Arrangements: 1937-38 by Metropole Orchestra & The Beau Hunks Saxtette
Say We Did on 54 by Metropole Orchestra, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Beyond The Matrix - The BattleEpica vs Metropole Orchestra2018Album
If You Really WantRaul Midón With The Metropole Orchestra2018Album
Scripted OrkestraHenrik Schwarz, Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Jules Buckley2018Album
What HeatBokanté + Metropole Orchestra2018Album
The Monk: Live At BimhuisMiho Hazama / Metropole Orchestra2018Album
Conquerors (Part 1 & Part 2)Hardwell & Metropole Orchestra2018Album
Smash HitsReinier Baas, Ben Van Gelder, Metropole Orchestra2018Album
MO x Caro Emerald By GrandmonoMetropole Orchestra x Caro Emerald2017Album
Something For ChristmasMetropole Orchestra, Caro Emerald2017Single
Compleet, Volmaakt, Het EindeGordon featuring Metropole Orchestra2016Album
Toon Hermans' Musical ComedyToon Hermans, Metropole Orchestra2016Album
Clear DayEmilie-Claire Barlow With The Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Jules Buckley2015Album
SylvaSnarky Puppy & Metropole Orchestra2015Single
Live In HollandAsha Bhosle, Metropole Orchestra2014Album
At Abbey Road StudiosLaura Mvula With Metropole Orchestra2014Album
Perfect Vision The Esquivel SoundMetropole Orchestra2013Album
Live In Carré - 45-Jarig JubileumconcertElly & Rikkert Met Metropole Orchestra2013Album
Laat Me LosWolter Kroes & Metropole Orchestra2013Album
Amsterdam Meets New TangoPablo Ziegler & Metropole Orchestra2013Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul A Tribute To The Music Of Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra, Randy Brecker2013Album
Markus Stockhausen And The Metropole OrkestMarkus Stockhausen And The Metropole Orchestra2013Album
Get ReadyEdsilia Rombley, Metropole Orchestra Conducted By John Clayton2013Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul: A Tribute To The Music Of Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra2012Album
SintMetropole Orchestra2012Album
Gold DustJonathan Jeremiah Recorded With Metropole Orchestra2012Album
Better Get Hit In Your Soul A Tribute To Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra, Randy Brecker, Ronnie Cuber, Conrad Herwig, John Clayton2012Album
Al Jarreau And The Metropole Orkest LiveAl Jarreau And Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Vince Mendoza2012Album
Lazin' In The SunshineJonathan Jeremiah Recorded With Metropole Orchestra2012Album
Edu Lobo & Metropole OrkestEdu Lobo & Metropole Orchestra2012Album
'No Parangolé Do Samba'Metropole Orchestra O.l.v. Vince Mendoza, Jules Buckley, Jim McNeely Met Ivan Lins, Edu Lobo, Wagner Tiso, Lilian Vieira En Izaline Calister2011Compil.
The North Sea Jazz Festival 2002Gino Vannelli & Metropole Orchestra2011Album
Live (At The Royal Theatre Carré)Ruben Hein With Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Jules Buckley2011Album
De Muziek Van Charles MingusMetropole Orchestra O.l.v. John Clayton2011Album
SintMetropole Orchestra Onder Leiding Van Ernst Van Tiel2011Album
AlwaysGlennis Grace Met Metropole Orchestra2011Single
Basement Jaxx Vs. Metropole OrkestBasement Jaxx Vs. Metropole Orchestra2011Album
Wereldwijd OrkestMetropole Orchestra O.l.v. Vince Mendoza Featuring: Edsilia Rombley - Trijntje Oosterhuis - Leonie Meijer - 3JS - Jennifer Ewbank - Ruth Jacott - Paul de Munnik - Giovanca - Hind - Los Angeles, The Voices - Glennis Grace - Karin Bloemen - Lee Towers2011Single
Fast City - A Tribute To Joe ZawinulMetropole Orchestra, Vince Mendoza2010Album
A Tribute To Billie HolidayRuth Jacott En Metropole Orchestra2010Album
Sint CDMetropole Orchestra2010Album
You Can't Lose A Broken Heart (A Tribute To Billie Holiday)Ruth Jacott En Het Metropole Orchestra Dirigent Michael Abene2010Album
Moke + Metropole OrkestMoke + Metropole Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley2010Album
Fast City - A Tribute To Joe ZawinulMetropole Orchestra / Vince Mendoza2010Album
54Metropole Orchestra Featuring John Scofield On Guitar, Conducted By Vince Mendoza2010Album
Scenes From A DreamChris Minh Doky / Larry Goldings / Peter Erskine With Vince Mendoza and The Metropole Orchestra2010Album
Tears Go ByAnita Meyer With Metropole Orchestra2009Album
Ivan Lins And The Metropole OrchestraIvan Lins & Metropole Orchestra2009Album
RevolutionsJim Beard With Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orchestra2009Album
You Light Up My LifeAnita Meyer, Metropole Orchestra2009Album
El Viento: The Garcia Lorca ProjectVince Mendoza And The Metropole Orchestra2009Album
Swinging with StringsPiet Noordijk, Metropole Orchestra2009Album
Best Of Burt Bacharach LiveTrijntje Oosterhuis Conducted By Metropole Orchestra2009Album
In Een Ander LichtStef Bos En Het Metropole Orchestra O.L.V. Jules Buckley2009Album
What Have You Done (Live)Within Temptation, Metropole Orchestra, Keith Caputo2008Single
Music For String Quartet And OrchestraBob Brookmeyer, Metropole Orchestra With Gustav Klimt2008Album
Who'll Speak For Love - Burt Bacharach Songbook IITrijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2008Album
Black SymphonyWithin Temptation & Metropole Orchestra2008Album
Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra Live In BelgradeSlobodan Trkulja I Balkanopolis - Arjan Tien & Metropole Orchestra2008Album
That's What Friends Are ForTrijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2007Single
The Wheel Of LifeAstrid Seriese, Metropole Orchestra2007Album
HerwinnenNick & Simon Met Het Metropole Orchestra2007Single
Who'll Speak For Love Burt Bacharach Songbook IITrijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2007Album
Η Επιστροφή Στην ΠατρίδαNikos Ignatiadis, Παιδική Χορωδία Σπύρου Λάμπρου, Metropole Orchestra2007Compil.
Peter En De Wolf / De Notenkraker / Thomas En Zijn TrompetSergei Prokofiev, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Gunther Schuller, Metropole Orchestra, Hans Dagelet2007Album
Who'll Speak For Love (Burt Bacharach Songbook II)Trijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2007Album
Don't Make Me OverTrijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2007Album
Europe Vol.1. SaxophoneMetropole Orchestra2006Compil.
Breathe InLucie Silvas, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Metro's Midnight Music - Rare Jazz Tracks From The Dutch No's Radio Show 1970 - 75Metropole Orchestra / Louis Van Dyke Trio2006Album
SymphonicYuri Honing, Vince Mendoza, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach Songbook)Trijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Live With The Metropole Orkest - My Flame Burns BlueElvis Costello, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Do You Know The Way To San Jose?Trijntje Oosterhuis, Metropole Orchestra2006Single
The Bauer Melody Of 2006Bauer & Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Bloemen Zingt / Sings StreisandKarin Bloemen & Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Outre-Terres — OverlandsCarine Bonnefoy, Metropole Orchestra2006Album
Chamber WorksTerry Bozzio + Metropole Orchestra2005Album
BoerenlulPaul de Leeuw SMSmee Bob De Rooy & Metropole Orchestra2004Single
Pluto And BeyondJens Winther & Metropole Orchestra2004Album
Parallel UniverseMike Keneally + Metropole Orchestra2004Album
The Universe Will ProvideMike Keneally + Metropole Orchestra2004Album
....Met Mij Gaat Het GoedHans Vermeulen & Metropole Orchestra2004Album
ParlandoFreek de Jonge & Metropole Orchestra2003Album
ParlandoFreek de Jonge & Metropole Orchestra2002Album
Tabloid Suite - Four Pictures Of A Modern NewspaperFerde Grofé, George Gershwin - Metropole Orchestra, Jan Stulen2002Album
"Kodachrome"Raymond Scott, Metropole Orchestra2002Album
Freeze!Metropole Orchestra Featuring Paul Van Kemenade2001Album
PyramidLew Tabackin, Metropole Orchestra1999Album
Only A RoseZoot Sims, Metropole Orchestra1999Compil.
A Time For LoveCor Bakker Met Metropole Orchestra1999Album
Once Upon A SummertineRita Reys, Metropole Orchestra1999Album
The Chesterfield Arrangements 1937-38Raymond Scott - Metropole Orchestra Featuring The Beau Hunks Saxtette1999Album
Love Walked InJiggs Whigham, Metropole Orchestra1999Album
Only A RoseZoot Sims, Metropole Orchestra1999Album
If You Could See Us Now!Nancy Marano & Manny Albam, Metropole Orchestra1999Album
The Latin SideClare Fischer, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Night SongsLee Gibson, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
ZebraMarijke van Kooten, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
A Flower Is A Lovesome ThingBud Shank & Bob Cooper, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Beat Out That Rhythm On A DrumMadeline Bell, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Beautiful LoveRolf Ericson, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Isn't It RomanticErnestine Anderson, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Spring Is HereNick Brignola, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Love For SaleRonnie Cuber, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
TwilightBart Van Lier Featuring Vince Mendoza, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
Out Of This WorldBob Brookmeyer, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
The Eindhoven ConcertChuck Israels & The Metropole Orchestra Featuring Claudio Roditi1998Album
A Beautiful FriendshipNeil Richardson Singers, Metropole Orchestra1998Album
My FavoritesGreetje Kauffeld, Metropole Orchestra1997Compil.
Saxophone DreamsLee Konitz, Metropole Orchestra1997Album
Further AdventuresBill Holman, Metropole Orchestra1997Album
Andy Martin & Metropole OrchestraAndy Martin & Metropole Orchestra1997Album
YesterdaysSoesja Citroen With Metropole Orchestra1997Album
Mother Magoo SuiteDennis Farnon, Metropole Orchestra1996Album
Here Comes Allan Harris And The Metropole OrchestraAllan Harris, Metropole Orchestra1996Album
Fond Memories Of...Frank Rosolino, Louis Van Dyke Trio & Metropole Orchestra1996Album
Claudio Roditi - Metropole OrchestraClaudio Roditi, Metropole Orchestra1996Album
Limburg (Kwestie Van Geduld) (Live)Rowwen Hèze & Metropole Orchestra1996Single
The Music Of Duke EllingtonMetropole Orchestra1996Album
George Robert - Metropole OrchestraGeorge Robert, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Bobby Shew - Metropole OrchestraBobby Shew, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Clark Terry - Metropole OrchestraClark Terry, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Peter Weniger - Metropole OrchestraPeter Weniger, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
100 Χρόνια Σινεμά (Tribute To International Cinema And Mikis Theodorakis)Metropole Orchestra, Γιώργος Νταλάρας1995Album
The DreamMark Murphy, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Wish Me LoveDee Daniels And The Metropole Orchestra1995Album
Grands Travaux (Music For Film Production, 1956-1966)Roger Roger, Metropole Orchestra1995Album
The CroonerHayati Kafe with Metropole Orchestra and The NDR Big Band1994Album
La Musique Qui Fait Popp (Hoogtepunten Uit Het Œuvre Van André Popp 1952-1962)André Popp, Metropole Orchestra1993Album
Any Dream Will DoLee Towers & Metropole Orchestra1993Single
I'm A SingerWim Koopmans // Metropole Orchestra conductor Jerry Van Rooyen1992Album
Plantage Allee (Originele Muziek Uit De KRO-TV Serie)Rens Machielse - Metropole Orchestra o.l.v Harry van Hoof1992Album
Josephine The MusicalMetropole Orchestra1992Album
I Wish On The MoonBill Perkins With The Metropole Orchestra Conducted By Rob Pronk1992Album
ColoresAck Van Rooyen, Metropole Orchestra1991Album
Eline Vere (Original Soundtrack From The Motion Picture)Metropole Orchestra, Laurens van Rooyen / Harry van Hoof1991Album
HerfstDe Mastreechter Staar, Metropole Orchestra1989Album
Made In HollandMetropole Orchestra1987Album
Muziek Uit De Film: Op Hoop Van ZegenRogier Van Otterloo En Het Metropole Orchestra1986Album
My Romance - A Tribute To The ArrangerMetropole Orchestra1986Album
LexpressionLex Jasper Trio With Metropole Orchestra1986Album
Angel EyesSoesja Citroen, Metropole Orchestra O.L.V. Rogier Van Otterloo1984Album
First In The AirMetropole Orchestra Conducted By Rogier Van Otterloo1984Album
...This Is All I Ask...Metropole Orchestra1982Album
ParcivalMetropole Orchestra With The Chris Hinze Combination1976Album
Park Lane SerenadeMetropole Orchestra1954Album
PreviewMetropole Orchestra1954Album
String SerenadeDolf van der Linden And His Metropole OrchestraAlbum
Muziekcentrum van de Omroep: Een Wereld van MuziekRadio Filharmonisch Orkest // Metropole Orchestra // Radio Kamerorkest // Groot Omroepkoor // Nederlands Radio Symfonie OrkestCompil.
In Step With The TimesMetropole OrchestraAlbum
Nobody Else But MeBuddy DeFranco, Metropole OrchestraAlbum
A Tribute To RogierPiet Noordijk, Metropole OrchestraAlbum
Sports Parade / Parade Of The ChampionsDolf van der Linden & His Metropole OrchestraAlbum
Mechanical MovementMetropole OrchestraAlbum
Man From Mars / MascaraMetropole OrchestraAlbum
My Yiddische Momme / Body And SoulDolf van der Linden And His Metropole OrchestraAlbum
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