Pit Dahm Quartet confirmed at Amersfoort World Jazz Festival
The festival Like a Jazz Machine (opderschmelz, Dudelange) will present the Pit Dahm Quartet on August 13th at the Amerfoort World Jazz Festival, The Netherlands. This first operation is the starting point of a long-term collaboration between the two festivals made possible by Kultur | lx. Indeed, Like a Jazz Machine just joined Amersfoort’s World Jazz Network. This network aims to favour the touring of the artists in Europe and beyond, by encouraging exchanges between festivals, one of the main actors for artists touring.
With the support of Kultur | lx – Arts Council Luxembourg.
About Pit Dahm
Pit Dahm is a drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Luxembourg where he was born and raised. After finishing classical as well as jazz studies in Luxembourg he moved to Amsterdam in 2010 to pursue further studies on the drums with Martijn Vink, Marcel Serierse, Lucas van Mervijk amongst others. In 2012, he won the Princes Christina Concours with the Floris Kappeyne Trio. Pit also won the Dutch Jazz Competition with the Loran Witteveen Quintet as well as “The Records” by the Keep an Eye foundation with “Urban Voyage”. In 2014 he graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam. In 2016 Pit finished his Master’s Degree with honours at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels and won the Toots Thielemans Jazz Award.
Pit toured in Europe, Asia and South-America with different projects. He is currently living and teaching in Luxembourg and working on his second solo album called “Freedom of the Unknown” for the slovak label Hevhetia.