With over a dozen performances in one night, the top of the Dutch jazz world pays tribute to Bob Hagen, founding father of Jazz Impuls, who celebrates his 85th birthday this year. This richly varied concert offers a wonderful overview of Dutch jazz, from songs to solo performance, from vocalists such as Fay Claassen and Janne Schra to instrumentalists such as Ack van Rooyen and Peter Beets. The Jazz Impuls concert series has brought jazz into the theaters of The Netherlands, introducing a large audience to Dutch jazz of the highest level. With 1200 concerts in 8 years, Jazz Impuls has presented a wealth of Dutch jazz musicians who are respected and appreciated all over the world.