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I am a trombonist, composer and bandleader from the Netherlands.
Listen to my albums, read the international press reviews & liner notes by Kevin Whitehead, follow a new project,
A day at the office with Bastiaan Geleijnse, play along with the preview sample, or watch two videos with such quality even the local video club didn’t accept me.
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Space review by Jean Buzelin - Jazzman Magazine [France] - Grand Disque ****

Trombonist, composer and arranger Chris Abelen studied with Willem van Manen, discreetly standing in for him in the Willem Breuker Kollektief in the mid 1980s. As a musician he prefers working intensively with a regular band. His current quintet has been performing for ten years and the three CDs from that period convey a clear picture of the development the ensemble has gone through, as well as their attention to detail and fabulous ensemble playing. The contribution of the Zapp! string quartet - as featured on their CD "Chamber Grooves", Trytone 559-021 - enables him to show off all of his qualities
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Space review by Jean Buzelin - Jazzman Magazine [France] - Grand Disque ****

Trombonist, composer and arranger Chris Abelen studied with Willem van Manen, discreetly standing in for him in the Willem Breuker Kollektief in the mid 1980s. As a musician he prefers working intensively with a regular band. His current quintet has been performing for ten years and the three CDs from that period convey a clear picture of the development the ensemble has gone through, as well as their attention to detail and fabulous ensemble playing.
read more . . .
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Space

Chris Abelen Quintet
Zapp String Quartet
Ab Baars
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Plint EP

Chris Abelen Bands
Zapp String Quartet
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PROOST

Chris Abelen Tentet
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What a romance

Chris Abelen Quintet
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Dance of the penguins

Chris Abelen Quintet

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the Netherlands
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mail@chrisabelen.com

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