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Joan Reinders - Conductor, Arranger, Composer


Dutch composer/arranger/conductor Joan Reinders works mainly with his jazz orchestra:

The Millennium Jazz Orchestra. This band allows him to work with and write for artists as Toots Thielemans, Lew Tabackin, Kenny Wheeler, James Moody, Jiggs Whigham, Lee Konitz, Peter Weniger, Herb Geller, Bobby Shew, Philip Catherine and many others.


With The Millennium Jazz Orchestra Joan Reinders recorded several CDs:

• In 2014 the newest album ‘Safety Zone’ is  released with compositionsand arrangements by Joan Reinders.

• The CD 'Pretty Pumps' (2010), contains only compositions of Joan Reinders and played by the Millennium Jazz Orchestra. This CD features the whole  orchestra.

• The CD 'Oattsnotes' contains compositions of both  

Dick and Joan, all  arrangements, however, are written by Joan Reinders. The album, with the  

amous American alto saxophonist Dick Oatts, is released in the autumn of 2005.

• The CD ‘Specially Arranged For Fay’ (2002), played by the Millennium Jazz Orchestra is  

arranged and conducted by Joan Reinders. Special guest is the fantastic singer Fay   Claassen.

• On the CD of The Millennium Jazz Orchestra, ‘Triangular’ (2000), with the famous Belgian guitar  

player Philip Catherine as guest soloist, all tracks have been composed and/or arranged by    

Joan Reinders.

• The CD ‘Magnifying-glass’ (1998), played by the Big Barchem Band, contains compositions and

arrangements of Joan. Guest soloist is the German soprano-and tenor saxophonist Peter Weniger.


As an arranger Joan Reinders writes for the Metropole Orchestra, de WDR big band (Cologne), the Big Band of the Hessischer Rundfunk (Frankfurt). His composition ‘Confluence’, a  35 minute suite, was recorded in July 1999 by the Metropole Orchestra, conducted by Vince Mendoza, for the NPS radio programme 'The Bands'.


Millenium Jazz Orchestra