The Dutch Swing College Band (still leading the field of traditional jazz in Europe) tours all over the globe with concerts in Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Taiwan, Scandinavia, Russia, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Europe, Poland, Finland, Israel, Czech Republic. Double Bill concerts with Chris Barber, Kenny Ball, Acker Bilk and Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Winner of Sgt Pepper’s Jazz Club Award. School concerts in Germany, monthly dance events on ss Rotterdam.


Guest artists Peter Appleyard, Harold Ashby, Peanuts Hucko, Benny Bailey, Deborah Carter, Pim Jacobs, Louis van Dijk, Rosenberg Trio, Pia Beck and vocal group Mrs Einstein. Winner of the and special appreciation, concerts in South Africa, Aruba, New Zealand, Australia, Israel and all European countries.


European concerts with a.o. Teddy Wilson, Bud Freeman, Billy Butterfield, Joe Venuti, Jimmy Witherspoon, Wild Bill Davison and Trummy Young. Recording with Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy. First appearances in Canada and the USA. Appearances in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Africa, Middle East, USSR, DDR. Winner of the Gouden Notekraker.


Performances in New Zealand, Australia, East Africa, South Africa, Rhodesia, Ethiopia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany-tour with Muggsy Spanier. Many return visits to practically all European countries. The Dutch Swing College Band (now fully professional) starts out on its years-long trek around the world with extended concert tours through Europe, South America (3 months), Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Winner of the Edison Award.