Eric Ineke

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Eric Ineke (Photo: Marc Heeman)

Eric Alexander Ineke (* 1. April 1947 in Haarlem ) is a Dutch drummer of modern jazz .

Live and act

Ineke is mainly self-taught on the drums , but had a few lessons with Jan de Gelder and John Engels . From 1965 he performed with Henny Vonk and Ferdinand Povel , then also with Rein de Graaff , Rob Madna , Piet Noordijk , Pim and Ruud Jacobs , Wim Overgaauw and Frans Elsen . Between 1971 and 1989 he was a member of the Rein de Graaff / Dick Vennik Quartet and Rob Agerbeek's bands . With the trio of de Graaff (to which Koos Serierse belonged for a time) he accompanied soloists such as Dexter Gordon , Dizzy Gillespie , Johnny Griffin , George Coleman , Al Cohn , Carmell Jones and Lee Konitz in Europe and also appeared at numerous international festivals. He was also traveling with Charles Loos and John Ruocco and accompanied Jimmy Raney . Since 1984 he has been part of the Dutch Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Jerry van Rooyen and John Ruocco. Since the early 1990s he first formed a trio with Wolfert Brederode and Gulli Gudmundsson , from which the Wolfert Brederode / Eric Ineke Quintet developed. Since 1999 he also played in the band Nimbus . In 2011 Ineke and his quintet performed at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City with Deborah Brown .

Ineke is a member of the teaching staff at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag . In 2012 his book The Ultimate Sideman was published . He can also be heard on albums by Barry Harris , Don Friedman , Ronnie Cuber , Dave Pike / Charles McPherson , Sam Most and Ben Webster .

He is married to the flautist Marjo Emmery.

Discographic notes

The Eric Ineke JazzXpress
  • Flames'n'Fire , 2006, Daybreak / Challenge
  • For The Love Of Ivie - with Deborah Brown, 2007, Daybreak / Challenge
  • Xpressions In Time , 2008, Daybreak / Challenge
  • JazzXL, Blues, Ballads and Other Bright Moments , 2009, Daybreak / Challenge
The Wolfert Brederode / Eric Ineke Quintet
  • Trinity , 1999, A-Records / Challenge
  • Pictures of You , 2001, A-Records / Challenge

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. , Biography Eric Ineke Jazzxpress
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