The band started in 2000, and has since become a welcome guest in jazz clubs, at festivals and at other cultural events both at home and abroad.

With contagious enthusiasm the band play a highly varied repertoire: New Orleans, Dixieland, Blues, Chicago-style, Mainstream, Swing, Close Harmony Singing, Boogie Woogie, etc. etc.

In this repertoire, influences from Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, Eddie Condon and many other jazz greats are recognizable.

Several tours were made to festivals and jazz clubs in various European countries.

"The Dutch All Stars Jazz Band" is undoubtedly one of the leading jazz formations in the Netherlands.

The line-up of "The Dutch All Stars Jazz Band“:  

Kuuk Griep - percussion;
Jacques Kingma - double bass;
Jan Gombert - banjo, guitar, piano, trombone;
Eelco van Velzen - trombone;
Hans Verheul - clarinet, all saxes;
Frans van Wasbeek - trumpet, cornet, bügel, vocals and bandleader.