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Red, white and blues : Dutch new blues pieces, for piano, 1996-2006, Volume 2

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Piano
Instruments: pf

De brug : voor 8 instrumentalisten, 1982 / Bob Zimmerman

Genre: Chamber music
Subgenre: Wind and string and key instrument(s)
Instruments: fl cl fg pf vl vla vc cb

Twee stukken : voor kamerkoor a cappella, op eigen teksten, 1982 / Bob Zimmerman

Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK4

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Goldrush Concerto : Arrangement for woodwind and brass instruments / Jacob ter Veldhuis; arranged by Bob Zimmerman

Genre: Orchestra
Subgenre: Wind ensemble (2-12 players)
Instruments: 3fl/picc ob 3cl fg 3h 2tpt 2trb



Zimmerman, Bob

Nationality: Netherlands

Zimmerman was born in 1948 in Amsterdam. He grew up in a cultural family and wrote his first compositions at the age of seven. He studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague clarinet and then followed a second study piano as the main instrument. After his studies he worked for several theater productions, where he quickly made a name.
Bob Zimmerman wrote other music for the short film "The Wimshurst machine" by Erik van Zuylen (1978) and the feature film "An Bloem" Peter Oosthoek (1983). The album with the music of this film was played by the Schoenberg Ensemble conducted Reinbert and won an Edison in 1984.
In 1982 he began a collaboration with comedian Seth Gaaikema, which would last until 2000. He is, since 1995, the vocal coach of the a cappella vocal group Montezuma's Revenge. He is one of the regular arrangers of the Metropole Orchestra. In 1989 he wrote his first film score for the film The Evenings Rudolf van den Berg. Then he made the scores For my baby (1997) Snapshots (2002), Tirza (2010) and Süskind (2012) and the music for the documentary Steel & Lavender Cornelis Verolme (2007), all under the direction of Van den Berg. In recent years he has worked on musical programs around the songs of Harry Bannink, Williams Vanessa and Toon Hermans.
Zimmerman has also worked for the Dutch Royal House. In 2000 and 2002 he made arrangements for two CDs of Princess Christina. In 2002 he also wrote the arrangement of the tango Adiós Nonino by Astor Piazzolla, which was played by bandoneon player Carel Kraayenhof at the wedding of Prince Willem-Alexander and Máxima Zorreguieta.