Workshop hiphop / electic / pop with Thijs van Milligen

Learn the basics of hiphop / eclectic / pop with Thijs van Milligen!



Thijs van Milligen (1980) is well known as the saxophonist in Typhoon’s band. He was also the bandleader of the afroband Mdungu. As a saxophonist, Thijs has played all over the world. He’s performed in countries such as Russia, China, Korea, Canada and Turkey. Nowadays he shares stages with the jazztrio Insomniacs Lullaby, Rico and C-Mon and Kypski. He won the 2004 Erasmus Jazz competition and in 2010 he got nominated for a Deloitte Jazz Award. Thijs van Milligen is a versatile musician that combines the best of hiphop, eclectic and pop. He will teach you the basics of these genres during this workshop.



Thijs van Milligen: ‘We will be working on interaction skills, improvisation technics and timing. We will be playing some J Dilla tracks, mixed with afrobeat’



Saxophone, guitar, keys, drums/percussion: Thijs van Milligen
Drums: Arnar Breevoort
Bass: Hubert Bredt



Interested? Subscribe to this workshop by sending an email to under the header: workshop ‘hiphop, eclectic and pop’. Please include your phone number in the mail. We will confirm your participation as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact us at the following telephone number: 06 12690334



Date: 28th of December
Location: Q-Factory
Time: 15:00 – 18:00 h
Costs: €27,50 (this includes a ticket for Club Amsterdam Klezmer in Mezrab on the 28th of December)