Xoomba Fashion Jam Extravaganza

This night we celebrate the rugged and colorful journey Xoomba has made to produce organic, hand made textiles and apparel all made in Burkina Faso, West Africa with six brilliant performers


Nils Nusens

is a singer, song writer, trumpet player and keyboardist. Nils was a founding member of the popular underground french funk band "13NRV" and has also toured with the famous Allison family blues bands and collaborated and played with Cheick Tidiane Seck, who has been a mentor and a powerful inspiration. His funky and versatile style inevitably heightens the groove factor in the mix.



Becca Fox

is a dancer, model and a lead singer in the band Gentlemen Brawlers. She will interpret the Xoomba apparel through expressive movement.



Esther Apituley

Esther Apituley is a violist from Amsterdam. She has performed as a soloist with the National Ballet Orchestra, North Holland Philarmonisch, Metropole Orchestra and the Radio Chamber Orchestra. Her performing style breaks with classical tradition and her concerts are always intimate and boisterous with works by a diverse collection of composers ranging from Bach, and Mozart to lesser known composers such as Berlioz, Bartok, Meijering and Dohnany.



Hans Daglet

is one of the most versatile artists in the Netherlands. He is not only an actor but also a musician, painter and writer. His career started as an actor 52 years ago. He has played in more than 40 movies. In 2018, he received the Blijvend Applaus Prijs, the Life achievement Award for his incredible career. He will play the trumpet at Future Fashion Dumbo with this eclectic band

He will play the trumpet at Future Fashion Dumbo


Alex Hiele

has been playing all over the globe with French, American, Russian and African Musicians (Moscow, Berlin, London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, New York). He studied at the conservatory of Paris and quickly became the city’s most in demand bass player. He toured in Europe with Mark Turner, and Ted Curson, and recorded three albums with french singer Mina Agossi,. Alex was also very active in the underground Parisian scene from the mid 90’s to 2005 while teaching at the conservatory. He recently released original albums of his arrangements with his band “The Alex Hiele Paris Jazz Combo”


David Stier

David Stier has 30 years of experience performing with a wide range of music ensembles.. David has worked with many area musicians including Darla and Rich Tarpinian, Michelle Wiley and Jeannie Brooks. He has been both a leader and has had supporting positions in groups ranging from small combos to Big Bands.