Label: Regal - SREG 2040 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing, Easy Listening
The father of Frans van Bergen Utrecht, 11 August — Maarssen, 21 March is an antique collector, his mother a dentist. At the age of seven he receives private violin tuition, studies hard, and qualifies for a conservatory training. As a second instrument he opts for piano, Full biography. As a second instrument he opts for piano, is taught composition by Wouter Paap and studies the violin with Piet Hartveld and Jan Keessen.
After hearing Van Bergen as a jazz violinist Piet Hartveld is quoted to have said: 'I wish I could play the violin like you can; don't alter anything! I did have the impetus to play, but I did so in the hall at home, when we had company. I improvised like crazy on the national anthem, just making a sound. I played the weirdest stuff, but when I see a piece of sheet music, I go nuts.
I can play it, but I don't want to. For a short while he becomes a member of the Millers. He starts his own trio with vibraphonist Coen van All In Green Went My Love Riding - Joan Baez - Baptism and bassist Koos Serierse, which unfortunately made no recordings. Causes a stir with a non-commercial, difficult to obtain, high quality album: 4 In Conversation. From Frank Visser's review in Jazzwereld: 'far above the average How Strange You Are - Frans Vanbergen* - Such Sweet Swinging (The Violin Of Frans Vanbergen) jazz level'.
Works as a freelancer in broadcasting, and makes some albums in the soft swing genre with the Millers, Mat Mathews and studio bands of his own. Albums Singles Compilations Other Guestperformance. In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue. No audio- or video material is yet available.
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