Welcome to the official website of bassist Jos Machtel

Hello, and welcome. We’ve put up a bit of everything here, so feel free to browse at your leisure.
(Background photograph on this page © Cees van de Ven)


I had a very nice little tour with Scott Hamilton and the Martin Sasse trio in March.

Also did some nice gigs in Germany with the Shaunette Hildabrand trio ,  and KLARO ( Karolina Strassmayer and Drori Mondlak)

With Edison prizewinner Dick de Graaf played some nice concerts in Holland

New Recordings with the Paradox Jazz Orchestra , the music of the Skymasters ( out in september 2023)

A new recording for Jazzmastertracks , the Octet versions , music of Bert Joris( april 2023)