New album Straight Up Guitar is released

foto door Ruud Gompel

With a successful concert at Café Miles in Amersfoort, NL, Jurgen Burdorf and his band celebrated the release of the new album Straight Up Guitar on March 19, 2017. It was a great afternoon. The band played all the songs of the new album, followed by five favorites of the first album, Opening Lines.

You can listen to Straight Up Guitar on Spotify.
You can buy the album on iTunes and as a hardcopy (CD) in the webshop.

In the weeks prior to the release, there was already some attention on Dutch national jazz radio station Sublime FM.
We hope get back to you soon with news about reviews and gigs!

photo credit: Ruud Gompel

Second song of new album Straight Up Guitar is now online

Evening Glow is the second song from Straight Up Guitar that’s published on Youtube.

Please take a look and enjoy!
Straight Up Guitar is the second album of Dutch Guitarist Jurgen Burdorf. It’s been released on March 19th 2017.
You can listen to Straight Up Guitar on Spotify.
You can buy the album on iTunes and as a hardcopy (CD) in the webshop.

First song of new album Straight Up Guitar is now online

Going Places is the first song from Straight Up Guitar that’s published on Youtube.
Please take a look and enjoy!
Straight Up Guitar is the second album of Dutch Guitarist Jurgen Burdorf. It features a laid-back, blues inflected jazz fusion style. It’s been released on March 19th 2017.
You can listen to Straight Up Guitar on Spotify.
You can buy the album on iTunes and as a hardcopy (CD) in the webshop.

New album Straight Up Guitar to be released in March!

With pride and pleasure, we announce the release of Dutch guitarist Jurgen Burdorf’s second album, Straight Up Guitar.
It’s the second album Jurgen releases in a year, after his debut Opening Lines (2016).
Straight Up Guitar is a 100% instrumental album that features ten songs composed by Jurgen.
Once again, Jurgen is joined by the same group of people that were present on Opening Lines.
They are: Tico Pierhagen on keys, Hugo den Oudsten on bass guitar and Léon Klaasse on drums.
Engineering was done by Tom Gelissen and the recordings took place at Power Sound Studio, Amsterdam, NL.
The album can be pre-ordered in the webshop and will be posted on the day of the release, March 19th 2017!

Please watch the teaser video:

Additional credits:
Mastering by Bastiaan Kuijt @ BK Audio, Hilversum, NL
Video by Chris de Krijger
Cover art by Jelle Amersfoort
Photography by Jaime Korbee

Contacts:
Promototion: Peter Funcke, peter@tone-ofvoice.com
Bookings: Walter Wilhelm, walter@fortheroad.nl

Leon’s Groove and album release early 2016

Leon’s Groove, a song from Jurgens forthcoming album Opening Lines, can now be watched on Youtube. It is the fourth song of the album of which live video footage is made.
Jurgen wrote the song with a distinict New Orléans-groove by drummer Léon Klaasse in mind.
It’s the last song on the album, a happy closer.
All musicians get a final feature here. Tico Pierhagen (Hammond B3), Ben Mathot (violin) and Jurgen play a solo, and bass player Hugo den Oudsten gets a few bars to fill aswell.
The album Opening Lines will be released early 2016. This December, engineer Tom Gelissen and Jurgen are finalising the mixes. More information about the release of the album and concerts by Jurgen and band will follow shortly.