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Ilja Reijngoud

Trombonist/Composer/Arranger/Clinician/Conductor
Teacher Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts)
Guest teacher Royal Conservatory The Hague, Utrecht Conservatory
THELONIOUS MONK BMI COMPOSITION AWARD, USA 2003
EDISON AWARD, The Netherlands 2009
LATIN GRAMMY AWARD winning Album of Ivan Lins, Brasil, 2009
DELOITTE STIMULUS AWARD, The Netherlands 2003
SINGER LAREN JAZZ AWARD, The Netherlands 2004
VPRO/Middelsee Jazz Award, The Netherlands 1994.
Ilja plays a Kühnl&Hoyer trombone exclusively.

After his cum laude graduation at the Hilversum Conservatory in 1996, Ilja taught the trombone there. In 1997 he was the second Dutch student so far to receive the American Degree ‘Master of Music.’Ilja is permanent member of Nueva Manteca, The Dutch Jazz Orchestra, Gino Vannelli’s Dutch Beat Band, The Houdini’s, The Cubop City Big Band, The Jasper van ‘t Hof Quartet, Lucas van Merwijk Music Machine and many other well-known Dutch groups. He was featured soloist with the Metropole Orchestra for four times.

Ilja recorded over 100 albums so far.

Ilja worked and recorded with Tom Harrell, Ivan Lins, James Morrison, Jim Beard, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Bill Dobbins, Toots Thielemans, Kenny Werner, Ed Neumeister, Jimmy Bosch, Vince Mendoza, Lester Bowie, Bill Holman, Dori Caymmi and many others.

In 1998 Ilja and his former teacher Bart van Lier founded an impressive trombone department at the Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts). With classical collegues Alexander Verbeek and Brandt Attema they form the trombone Academy of Codarts, Rotterdam. Besides teaching main subject trombone, Ilja is leader of the conservatory bigband for the last 15 years, ensemble coach and arranging teacher.

In recent years Ilja taught clinics and workshops all around the world (Los Angeles, Shanghai, New Orleans, Barcelona, Cyprus).

His arrangements and compositions are played by the Metropole Orchestra, both the Dutch Marine and Airforce Orchestra, the classical Trombone Collective and many other classical musicians, such as Ben van Dijk, Jörgen van Rijen and Henri Bok.

Ilja composes and arranges music for various orchestra's and international soloists.

He was until now jury of the American Carl Fontana and Jay Jay Johnson Awards and the Dutch Prinsess Christina Concours.

His last recording `The Shakespeare Album’, won an Edison Award, 2009. Ivan Lins' cd with the Metropole Orchestra has won a Latin Grammy Award; Ilja is playing on that album.

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