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Dutch pop-noir band with enchanting female vocalist with a wide four-octave vocal range, who uses several vocal techniques. Chabliz released two albums, a live album (BlackBlue) and a studio album called "Nightporter". Both albums got loads of good reviews in the Dutch and Belgian press (Oor, Fret, Live XS, Music maker, Heaven, NRC Handelsblad, AD, Volkskrant and many others). "Nightporter"was produced by Wim Oudijk, who made several hits with his band "Navel" and the famous Dutch "Drs. P". The band is mastering a brand new album right now (it's already recorded by now) , due to be released in March 2013. The teaser will be ready in December '12. Chabliz makes popnoir and gothicjazz with pop and rock influences. They are inspired by bands and artists like Beach House (dreampop) , Ute Lemper, Nick Cave, Nico, Nina Hagen, Melanie Safka, David Bowie, Joy Division and many many others. You'll also hear some Van Dyke Parks influences.

In 2001 singer-songwriter Petra de Winter signed a record deal with major CNR-Arcade. She performed at stages in London, Copenhagen and Tunisia. In Holland she was a guest of Paul de Leeuw at his popular national TV 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. In the nineties she was the lead singer of musical theatre group "Danse Macabre". She studied at the DJAM and the Royal Conservatory.

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' studio 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 many national and international bands as a producer; Wim produced a.o. "Venus Flytrap" and "Doctorandus P". He co-founded the "Tresspassers W".

Drummer Ap de Ree was a finalist in the important "Big Prize of Holland" with his band "The Butler". He also played in new wave band Basic Scream, and formed a duo with his ex-wife, a gifted singer and pianist. They toured together for several years.

Pianist/keyboardist Pim van Riezen had some small hits with several club and house / dance songs. He studied at the conservatory of Amsterdam and plays pop, classic organ and jazz piano. His extra speciality is recording, mixing and producing.

Singer Petra de Winter also sings in "Olsen Winter" (Copenhagen) and "Far Go Traders" (Zagreb, Croatia) (both also here at Soundcloud). She also sometimes sings leadvocals and choirs/ backing vocals for other artists and DJ's. if you have a track to sing for her, please contact her.
Petra is also the moderator of the Soundcloudgroup "Gothicjazz".

Chabliz Petra de Winter, Den Haag, Netherlands

  • invitation to sin 1 track, 3.35 Chabliz on July 29, 2011 20:13

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