Jazzbanditt & Eva Scholten
is an acoustic quartet based in Oslo and Amsterdam. The group consists of vocals, two acoustic guitars (dreadnought/nylon/selmer ++) and a double bass. Together they have chosen to combine music that belongs on the standard end of the scale with their own more free and lyrical compositions.
Eva Scholten Talented jazz singer Eva Scholten (’86) completed her studies at the Jazz departement of the Amsterdam Conservatory in 2010. With her phenomenal timing and improvisations in the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn she provides her very own counterpoint to the musicians around her.
As a singer and arranger in vocal group ‘YesSister,JazzSister’ who just released their second album ‘Crazy People’, she’s been playing all the main Jazzfestivals in the Netherlands. Gypsyjazz formation Eva sur Seine, consisting of Eva Scholten & the Thomas Baggerman trio, performed at Europe’s greatest Django Reinhardt stages: Django Reinhardt Memorial Festival Augsburg (DE), Django in Liberchies (BE), Django Reinhardt festival Samois (FR). With the release of their second EP: Singin’ Django, full of Django Reinhardt compositions with fresh arrangements and self-written lyrics, they got officially invited to play on the main stage of the Django Reinhardt festival in Samois sur Seine 2016!