Lost Cities, new program by Saxophone quartet spoken

In 2020 Spoken's brand new program Lost Cities, will have it's premiere. Inspired by the legend of Atlantis, nuclear disaster Chernobyl, the Drowned Land of ... Read more »

Cd HENK out now

Since not so long, I am a member of the group HENK, a jazz quintet formed by bass player Henk de Ligt. The album 'The ... Read more »

Album Release ‘Arctic Monsoon’ July 5

I am very proud to announce the upcoming release of Spoken's debut album 'Arctic Monsoon'! On July 5 we will have our release concert in Theater ... Read more »

Spoken Records Debut Album

With saxophone Quartet Spoken, I am recording an album next year. In January we will head to the studio for three days to, together with ... Read more »

Dutch Jazz Competition

I'm happy and excited to announce that I'll be in the finals of the Dutch Jazz Competition this friday. I'll play with Koen Schalkwijk (pi), Tobias ... Read more »

New recordings

We had a concert in 'het Brinkhuis' in Laren which was recorded. You can listen to some tracks below. Soon, a short documentary that was shot during ... Read more »

New videos online

Here you can listen to the recording of 'The Beach Cabin' during the release concert in de Doelen on May 1. The other video is also ... Read more »

Reviews of ripples on Jazzenzo, NRC, Jazzism & Jazzflits !! (dutch only)

                                                               

Album RIPPLES available on iTunes!

Click here for the link

Signed with zennez records!

I am proud to announce that my second album entitled Ripples wil be released on the Dutch label, Zennez Records. The official release will be ... Read more »

Interview – Jazz International Rotterdam

Hier is de link naar het interview. Helaas alleen in het Nederlands  

Album Release May 1 in ‘de Doelen’ in Rotterdam

I am really happy to announce the release concert of my second album 'Ripples' !! The release concert will be in the 'Eduard flipse zaal' in ... Read more »

Review Concert Wassenaar (in dutch only)

Last sunday we enjoyed doing a concert in the 'Jazz sociëteit Wassenaar' Franc auf dem Brinke wrote a review:

Recording second album!

I am happy to announce that on December 3rd and 4th I'm going to record my second album as a band leader! This album will ... Read more »

Video The Nine online

Review of premiere concert The Nine

On october 26 The Nine gave a concert in a sold-out Lantarenvenster. We got a nice review (in dutch)! Klik hier om de recensie te lezen

I got interviewed for the ‘Rotterdamse Uitagenda’! (dutch only)

Interview in the octobre edition of the 'Rotterdamse Uitagenda' Click here to read the interview!

Article in SENA performers magazine

I got interviewed by Anita Verheggen in the last edition of SENA performars magazine! Only in dutch.. Click here to read the full article

Playing on the North Sea Jazz Festival!

  We just got invited to give a concert on the North Sea Jazz Festival next friday!!! We will play in the jazz cafe at 11 pm, ... Read more »

Starting a new group: The Nine

Currently I'm teaming up with composer Leonard Evers and drummer extraordinaire Friso van Wyck to start up a new and exciting project involving some of ... Read more »

Selected for the finals of the European Jazz competition!

The Stephanie Francke Quartet has been selected to be the finals of the EBU European Jazz Competition 2013, for which only 5 groups out of ... Read more »

Release of debut album Florigen

I’m proud to announce the release of my debut album Florigen! It features the amazing Koen Schalkwijk on piano, Thomas Pol on double bass and Niek ... Read more »

Showcase at the Dutch Jazzday

  My group got selected to give a showcase during the Dutch Jazzdag 2013! This is the biggest network event for jazz in Holland and will take ... Read more »

Recording debut album

In the middle of the (at that time snowy!) countryside of Germany lies the beautiful studio Fattoria Musica, owned by Benno Glüsenkamp. With my quartet I ... Read more »