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Wig Foundation

 

The Wig Foundation, lead by bandleaders-composers Ab Baars (tenor saxophone, clarinet, shakuhachi) and Ig Henneman (viola), promotes improvised- as well as composed music. Wig was founded in 1993 and has since produced 625 concerts and 28 CDs. During concert tours Henneman and Baars often give workshops and master classes.
Over the years Wig organized concerts, tours and projects for Baars and Henneman in collaboration with a long list of musicians, poets, dancers, visual artists and a filmer like:
Misha Mengelberg ˙ Ingrid Laubrock ˙ Dave Burrell ˙ Anne La Berge ˙ Joost Buis ˙ Fie Schouten ˙ Oscar Jan Hoogland ˙ Elisabeth Smalt ˙ Joe Williamson ˙ Kaja Draksler ˙ Tom Rainey ˙ Lori Freedman ˙ Ken Vandermark ˙ Anna voor de Wind ˙ Roswell Rudd ˙ Marilyn Lerner ˙ Wilbert de Joode ˙ Dana Jessen ˙ Vincent Chancey ˙ Elisabeth Harnik ˙ Martin van Duynhoven ˙ Meinrad Kneer ˙ Fay Victor ˙ Axel Dörner ˙ Rozemarie Heggen ˙ Michael Moore ˙ Felicity Provan ˙ Terrie Hessels ˙ Heleen Hulst ˙ Gerard Bouwhuis ˙ Magda Mayes ˙ Tony Buck ˙ Reinbert de Leeuw ˙ Helena Basilova ˙ Wim Janssen ˙ Oene van Geel ˙ Katrien Bornefeld ˙ Alex Waterman ˙ Guus Janssen ˙ Fredrike de Winter ˙ Andy Moor ˙ Michiyo Yagi ˙ Ernst Glerum ˙ Sebi Tramontana ˙ Mariette Rouppe van der Voort ˙ Michiel Scheen ˙ Ayumi Paul ˙ Håvard Wiik ˙ Diamanda La Berge Dramm ˙ Bart van der Putten ˙ Steve Lacy ˙ Silvia Bolognesi ˙ Alberto Braida ˙ Mark Helias ˙ Lorre Lynn Trytten ˙ Han Buhrs ˙ Mary Oliver ˙ Wolter Wierbos ˙ Tristan Honsinger ˙ Hein Pijnenburg ˙ Theo Jörgensmann ˙ Vera Vingerhoeds ˙ Steve Arguëlles ˙ Godelieve Schrama ˙ Fred van Duynhoven ˙ Jannie Pranger ˙ Ernst Reijseger ˙ Fabrizio Spera ˙ Veryan Weston ˙ Lisa Cay Miller ˙ Daniele D'Agaro ˙ Kenichi Matsumoto ˙ Sabina Meyer ˙ Takuji Kawai ˙ Ilse van de Kasteelen ˙ Roger Turner ˙ Italian Instabile Orchestra ˙
poets: Anneke Brassinga ˙ Jos Kley ˙ Hélène Gelens ˙ H.C. ten Berge ˙ Diane Régimbald ˙ Ben Zwaal ˙ dancers: Kenzo Kusuda ˙ Masako Noguchi ˙ Hisako Horikawa ˙ visual artistst Jeroen Henneman ˙ Eli Content ˙ and filmer Carrie de Swaan˙

ANBI status
The Dutch Tax Administration has given the Wig Foundation the ANBI status, assigned to organizations for public welfare. This means private donations are tax deductible.

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