Rene van Helsdingen - "Tulips 2"
2023 double Album
Tulips are so
colorful, and they are a symbol of friendship and true love.
improvised and free music for piano and piano trio.
Cover artwork by Henny Schueler. Cover portrait by
recorded on January 10th, 2015. The Rene van Helsdingen trio
featuring Ivan Gambini, drums; Giacomo Dominici, bass. Recorded and
mixed at the Lunik Recording Studio, Pesaro, Italy. Sound engineer:
Davide “Red” Batttistelli.
Track 2, recorded on June 10th 1989. The Rene van
Helsdingen trio featuring Ira Coleman, bass; Gene Jackson; drums.
Recorded life at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam as part art of a
performance with the Metropole orchestra and Luluk Purwanto & the
Helsdingen trio. Re-mixed at the Farmsound Studio, Kabeljauw 8,
Heelsum. Sound engineer: Wil Hesen.
Track 3, 6, 10, 14 & 16, recorded on November 29th, 2015. The Rene
van Helsdingen Trio featuring: Jeffrey Tahalele, bass; Benny
Mustafa van Diest, drums. Special guest on track 6: Tompi (Teuku
Adifitrian) Recorded live on the Stage Bus, during MLDspot presents:
Stage Bus Jazz Tour 2015, Plaza Senayan, Jalan Asia Afrika, Jakarta,
Indonesia. Sound recorded by Rama Trianto, Studio 78, JL. Cinere,
Track 4, 8, & 12, recorded on January 30, 2001. The Rene van
Helsdingen trio featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, bass; Marcello
Pellitteri, drums. Recorded at Studio van Schuppen, Veenendaal, The
Netherlands and mixed at Farmsound Studio, Kabeljauw 8, Heelsum, The
Netherlands, April 9, 2002. Sound engineer: Wil Hesen. 2nd takes
(un-released basic tracks) from the album Brushes, Luluk Purwanto &
the Helsdingen trio.
Track 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 & 15, recorded on August 23rd,
2013. The Rene van Helsdingen trio featuring Giacomo Dominici,
bass; Ivan Gambini, drums. Recorded and mixed at the Lunik Recording
Studio, Pesaro, Italy. Sound engineer: Davide “Red” Batttistelli.
Track 17, recorded on 25th April 1990. The Rene van
Helsdingen trio featuring Wiro Mahieu, bass; Marcel Serierse, drums.
Recorded life at the Koepelzaal of the Sonesta Hotel Amsterdam,
Netherlands. Recorded by The Van Mobile Studio, Spakenburg, The
Netherlands. Engineer: Jan Schuurman. Mixed on June 30, 2023 by Paul
musicians: Piano: Rene van Helsdingen. Bass: Jeffrey Tahalele, Essiet Okon
Essiet, Ira Coleman, Wiro Mahieu, Giacomo Dominici. Drums: Ivan Gambini,
Benny Mustafa van Diest, Marcello Pellitteri, Marcel Serierse, Gene
Jackson. Vocals: Tompi (Teuku Adifitrian)
IN MEMORIAN - BENNY MUSTAFA
All songs composed by Rene van Helsdingen except for track 1, Girl
from Ipanema and track 6, Só Danço Samba, composed by Antônio Carlos
Vinícius de Moraes;
track 7, The shadow of your smile, composed by John Alfred Mandel/
Paul Francis Webster; track 8, Indiana, composed by James F. Hanley/
Ballard MacDonald; track 10, Minority, composed by Gigi Gryce; track
12, Brushes, composed by R. van Helsdingen and L.L. Purwanto; track
15, Autumn in New York, composed by Vernon Duke.
Disk 1 -
1) The girl from Ipanema(Antônio
Carlos Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes)
2) Giant ballad (R.v.Helsdingen) 15.45
3) Group of eight (R.v.Helsdingen)
4) Why don't you empty my pockets (R.v.Helsdingen)
5) A ballad for you (R.v.Helsdingen)
(Antônio Carlos Jobim/ Vinicius de Moraes)
7) The shadow of your smile (John Alfred Mandel/Paul Francis
(James F. Hanley/ Ballard MacDonald)
Disk 2 - 65.22 min