Coen Kaldeway

Saxophone - Flute - Clarinet - Composer - Arranger - Teacher

About Me

I am a saxophone player, flutist, clarinet player, composer, arranger and music teacher. After my study jazz saxophone at the Conservatory of Amsterdam I collaborated in many theater productions, musicals (Sweeney Todd, Pippin, Sister Act, The Bodyguard) and bands (Caro Emerald, Atanga Boom, Blackgold 360, La Boutique Fantastique). I also work as a studio musician, I write arrangements for several groups and bigbands and I teach saxophone and improvisation.



An arrangement of the song Ghostbusters for flutet, clarinets and saxophones. I played and recorded all instruments myself.

Atanga Boom Videoclip:

An arrangement of the song "Moonriver" I wrote for 5 piccollos.

"Degout" A project by Myrthe van de Weetering in which i participated on tenor sax and baritone sax

Atanga Boom Live:

An arrangement I wrote for the Syrène Saxophone Quartet and Christel Meijer:



Below a selection of projects I collaborated in:

Streetbeat Epmire, eclectic streetband with elements of swing, funk and reggae
Carmen by opera singer Tania Kross, In this great flamenco adaption of the famous opera I played soprano sax, flute and clarinet
Atanga Boom, afro-jazz band. In Atanga Boom I play baritone sax and flute
Cammello, a gypsy jazz project of accordean player Tim Kerssies. In the group I play the tenor saxophone.
Miró Move, Chamber-jazz music quintet, acoustic jazz with the line-up being piano, trumpet, flute, saxophone and badd clarinet. In this group I play the bass clarinet.
Blackgold 360, electrojazz. Project with Simon Sixsmith, Teus Nobel, Bob Roos, Lucas Dols en Daniel von Piekartz. Clariet, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone and soprano saxophone.
Jazz is More, Mainstream jazz trio with double bass, guitar and tenor saxophone.
Daddy Freddie, theater performance of Mirthe Bron about Freddie Mercury. In this performance I play the bass clarinet.
Circus Boemtata, theater performace of 'de Cliniclowns' for mentally disabled children. In this performance I played the clarinet, the flute and the saxophone in the circus orchestra.
Tabass-Co, DJ collective from The Hague with whom I play the tenor saxophone on a regurlar base.
La Boutique Fantastique, eclectic pop orchestra. In this orchestra I played the clarinet, the flute and the saxophone.
Musicals, I played in several musicals among which Sweeney Todd, A chorus Line, Pippin, The Bodyguard, Heerlijk duurt het langst, Sister Act, Shrek, Kiss me Kate, De Jantjes, Grease, Fame, Sunset Boulevard, Hairspray, Annie


I have a private school as a saxophone teacher. My specializations are improvisation, pop and jazz. I teach beginners as well as more experienced players. I also teach arranging, beginner clarinet and I do workshops and bandcoaching. Contact me for more information:
+31(0)641211693 or mail



telephone: 06-41211693