Artist Name: Chabliz

11 May 2006, 08:50 269 1192

Chabliz Chabliz comes from The Nederlands. It's a pop noir, gothic jazz and new wave band. The singer is Petra de Winter. This band has no guitar, but a piano in the important part next the singing.

Singer-performer Petra de Winter has a wide vocal range of more than 4 octaves. In 2001 she signed a record deal with major CNR-Arcade. She performed, a.o., at stages in London, Copenhagen and Tunisia. In Holland she was a guest-star of Paul de Leeuw at his popular national t.v. show. Petra has also worked with other Dutch musicians, such as Rowin Schumm (Lichterlaaie), Arie Spaans (Suburbs), Cor Gout (Tresspassers W), Daniel Derks (ex-de Dijk), Hans Eijkenaar, Michel van Schie and Tjeerd van Zanen.

Other bandmembers are: Chabliz' accoustic pianist Henk Greven studied at the conservatory, is an accompanist of choirs and musicals. Henk played in and arranged for bigbands and accompanies several national and international vocalists. Drummer Arthur van Keppel toured with 90's rockband "Sisterlovers" throughout Europe (esp. Poland & Belgium) and performed as opening act for "Hallo Venray' several times. Currently he plays with Nicko C. (ex-'Living Blues') in the band 'Yonkers'. Double bass-player Marcel Peters has played the North Sea Jazz Festival four times. He also accompanied jazzvocalist Faye Claassen and Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue). Chabliz' new album "Nightporter" has been produced by Wim Oudijk. He had several top 40 hits in the seventies with his band 'Navel'. Last years he worked with bands as a producer; Wim produced a.o. "Venus Flytrap" and "Doctorandus P". He co-founded the "Tresspassers W".

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