The SWEET JAZZ ORCHESTRA is a swinging jazz big band consisting 20 as well professional as semiprofessional jazzmen and women. They present a huge wire of jazz standards as well for big live shows as for small receptions. The SJO plays instrumental arrangements by Mingus Bigband, Bill Holman, Stan Kenton, Brian Setzer…

The sung repertoire is based on the works by Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick Jr, Sammy Davis Jr, Ella Fitzgerald, Nathalie Cole, Robbie Williams…Besides classical swing jazz and blues (Glenn Miller, Count Basie) the SJO is able to play pop en fusion van Pat Metheny, Bob Mintzer, Phil Collins Bigband, Randy Crawford en ook latin, salsa, samba en mambo van Arturo Sandoval, Paguito D’Rivera, Victor Lopez …

The Sweet Jazz Combo is a smaller formation (quartett, quintett, sextett…) of the SJOn bren and they play regulary background jazz and pop on parties and receptions. Pieter Smout is since 2000 an enthousiastic member of this great band with a lot of self relativating capacities.t Since 2004, this band has been more swinging than ever with the coming of the flamboyant director Tim Acke, who brought the SJO to the entertaining level which this music deserves but rarely gets ...