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July 18th, 2013 · Concerts

New tour in Japan coming up. This time with my trio;
Kazufumi Tsuchimura: bass
Shinichiro Kamoto: drums
Thomas Walbum: piano

Thomas Walbum Trio - JAPAN TOUR 2013

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June 17th, 2013 · Concerts


In July 2013 Walbum/Maintz Brazilian Quintet will be touring Denmark. We will be performing at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, World Scene, Aarhus Jazz Festival as well as at some other venues.

The lineup:
Thomas Walbum: piano
Thomas Maintz: guitar
Pirulito: percussion
Sidiel Vieira: bass
Carlos Ezequiel: drums

+ we have special guests, Pekka Pylkkänen (sax) and Ayi Solomon (perc), at a couple of concerts.


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December 21st, 2012 · CD's

Walbum/Maintz Brazilian Quintet, Copenhagen-São Paulo.


The music is composed by Maintz and myself.

Thomas Walbum – piano
Thomas Maintz – acoustic guitar
Sizão Machado – bass
Pirulito Percussao – percussion
Carlos Ezequiel – drums

Cover design and painting by David Milo Davidson.


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The making of the cover for our new cd.

November 28th, 2012 · Concerts

David Milo Davidson, the coolest graphic designer in Copenhagen, has put together this fascinating video together about the making of the cover for our soon-to-be-released cd.

To read more about the project, follow this link:

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Lupa Santiago Quintet – Denmark tour 2012

September 21st, 2012 · Concerts

In september my friend, Brazilian guitarist, Lupa Santiago came to Denmark to play a few gigs. The group featured Pekka Pylkkanen (F) on sax, Niclas Campagnol on drums, Andreas Hatholt on bass and myself behind the keys.
We played two concerts; one at Metronomen in Copenhagen and one at the Aarhus Center For Contemporary Art.

The repertoire included a few Brazilian standards as well as some original compositions. The band sounded great and I’m sure that we’ll be playing together again sometime soon!

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Brazil Tour July/Aug 2012

July 15th, 2012 · Concerts

Tomorrow morning I’ll be heading for Brazil for one month.
I’ll be spending a few weeks in Belém – The City Of Mango Trees – which is the entrance gate to the Amazon. I have a few gigs there at SESC, in a couple of cafés and at the Baiacool Jazz Festival which takes place on the beach in Salinas:-)
After that I’ll be going to SP to visit some friends and to play a couple of gigs:-)

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Walbum/Maintz Brazilian Quintet ‘São Paulo’.

May 9th, 2012 · Concerts

Here’s a little teaser for the soon-to-be-released cd ‘Walbum/Maintz Brazilian Quintet – São Paulo’.
The musicians are Sizão Machado, Carlos Ezequiel, Pirulito, Thomas Maintz and myself. It is a really exciting project and we’re looking so much forward to the release and to going on tour with the band:-)

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March 26th, 2012 · Concerts, Visits

In April my good friend Brazilian drummer Carlos Ezequiel will be touring Europe and India, and he’ll be making a stopover in Copenhagen. Here he’ll be joining forces with bassist Niels Ryde and myself. On April 10th we will be playing a show at Tango Y Vinos in Copenhagen. The repertoire will be our own stuff + some Brazilian tunes.

Carlos and I have been playing a lot together on tours in Brazil, Japan and Denmark. We are very excited to have Niels Ryde be joining us!

To visit Carlos and Niels, follow these links:

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Cacau Novais – Denmark tour 2012

February 24th, 2012 · Concerts, Tours, Visits

In march 2012 the Brazilian singer Cacau Novais will be visiting Denmark. Cacau is from Belém in North Brazil. She has performed with various jazz and bossa nova groups at different festivals in Brazil incl Baia Cool Jazz Festival, Festival Internacional de Música do Pará. She has also participated in operas ex Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’.

In november 2011 I was touring Brazil with ‘Walbum/Campagnol with Sizão Machado Group’. It was during this tour that I met Cacau and we agreed to do a tour together – in Denmark.

Lineup: Cacau Novais – vocal
Thomas Walbum – piano
Niclas Campagnol – drums
Andreas Hatholt – bass

Check calendar for dates.

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Thomas Walbum Trio – Japan Tour 2012

February 1st, 2012 · Concerts, Tours

Thomas Walbum Trio

Thomas Walbum Trio

On February 8th 2012 I’ll be heading for Japan for the fourth time. This time I’ll be touring w. my Japanese trio featuring Kazufumi Tsuchimura on bass and Shin-ichiro Kamoto on drums. We have 9 concerts lined up and will be presenting material from our cd ‘Tales From the Blue‘.

Check out the tour schedule HERE.

On February 12th at Jazz Flash in Niigata,  Italian guitarist Fabio Bottazzo will be joining our group.

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