New Cool Collective | NL
New Cool Collective [NCC] plays its funky, vital and very danceable music in leading clubs and festivals. Ever since the band's inception in 1993, saxophonist Benjamin Herman has been in NCC's musical engine room. In recent years, the eight- and sometimes nineteen-headed band has had occasional marriages with the likes of Tony Allen, Mapacha Africa, Typhoon, Guus Meeuwis and Matt Bianco. YUNIKōN, Japanese for unicorn, refers to the title of their latest, critically acclaimed album from November 2021.
Line-up: Benjamin Herman [saxophone], Joost Kroon [drums], Willem Friede [keys], Leslie Lopez [bass], Frank van Dok en Jos De Haas [percussion], David Rockefeller [trumpet], Rory Ronde [guitar1]