Melchior Huurdeman and Joyce Deijnen, otherwise know as two founder members of the Dutch group – Camilla Blue were recently filming in parts of Barga Vecchia for inclusion in their videos for their second CD .
Camilla Blue – Autobiographical songs that float between light and dark. Every song sketches its own world. Camilla Blue has been inspired by greats like Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, Beth Hart and Nina Simone. The concerts are a symbiosis between music and art.
Camilla Blue performs Unique, written by singer Joyce Deijnen.
Camilla Blue is: Joyce Deijnen – piano/ voice, Daan van der Vorst – drums, Coos van de Klundert – guitar, Stephan van Staveren – bass, Rob Keeris – trombone, Stefan Danckaert – trumpet/bugel, Merijn den Boer – keys/melodica/voice, Eline Mann – voice, Sophia Schutte – voice.
Debut album Blue
Camilla Blue released her first album ‘Blue’ in 2018. Recorded with Analogue equipment at Kytopia in Utrecht with producer Mathijn den Duijf.
Her first single ‘Don’t turn on the lights’ reached more than 50.000 streams on Spotify. According to the makers of the TV program NPO1-Free Sounds, she is “unique and genuine”. She played two songs during that broadcast and appeared live on stage at TivoliVredeburg in Utrecht. After the release she played, amongst other places, on the main stage of ‘Jazz in Duketown’ a festival in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and she could be heard in various National Radio programs. Camilla Blue also had a small tour of France and played on ESNS Penguin Showcases 2020.
When I get home
Camilla Blue released her ‘first’ new single ‘When i get home’ (September 6, 2019) from the new album ‘Yellow’. This song has a special meaning for her. She grew up in a foster family and this song is a tribute to her foster parents. Camilla Blue has been appointed ambassador of ‘Pleegzorg Nederland’ ‘Stichting Oosterpoort’ and Pleegzorg Amsterdam ‘Spirit’ 2020/2021.
Her site can be seen here