Louk Boudesteijn and Rob van de Wouw founded the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra in 2003. A year later arranger/conductor Johan Plomp joined the group. Louk, Rob and Johan form a rock solid team as artistic directors of the band in cooperation with Leendert Boudesteijn, Louk”s father who’s the manager of the orchestra. The RJO evolved into the New Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra by the and of 2012 with a new line up in a different setting in order to accomplish their artistic goals. More info about the orchestra: http://www.rotterdamjazzorchestra.nl