Voice and bass: an exciting and intimate combination
The beauty of this jazz/pop duo lies in its simplicity. Blue Sands shows that with just one voice and one bass you can create a strong basis for a song and draw attention to the stories inside the music. Their characteristic sound leaves space for the imagination.
Belgian singer Esther Van Hees and Dutch electric bass player Reindert Kragt met in 2013 during their jazz masters at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and have since played together in a variety of projects. In march 2020 Blue Sands was born and in October 2020 their first EP ‘ Flowers made of Clay’ was released. The sound of Blue Sands has been described as cinematic, dreamy, melancholic and unconventional. Blue Sands performs with new material in a live setting and they play new songs and sketches every concert aside from new arrangements of music that inspires them. Their inspiration? Disney songs, 90’s grunge, jazz standards, classical music and so much more…