Alexander Beets introduction
The career of Alexander Beets is founded on three pillars of success.
As a jazz-saxophone player he gave over 2000 concerts around the world, played on more than 15 CD's and DVD's. Last year Alexander gave over 50 concerts worldwide and he was the leader of three international jazzexpeditions to Thailand, Spain and India.
As an entrepreneur he also made a success of his career. After he finished his study Policy and Organisation Management at the University of Tilburg he started the Maxanter Music Group BV. It now includes bookings, artistmanagement, recording studio, records &label, productions and events. The staff consists of ten persons.
As a teacher he is active in the fields of musicmanagement and artistmanagement. He is head-teacher at the Fontys Rockacademie in Tilburg and director of the Institute for Music Management Education and Research (IMMER). For more then 10 years now IMMER succefully developes and executes the Master Class series Musical Entrepreneurship and European Artist Manager. Alexander and IMMER have a wide international network of managers, educational institutes and government and commercial organisations. He lectures as a guest speaker on several more institutions and publicises in several businessmagazines.
Alexander is the initiator of www.jazzdag.nl and the international event www.jazznl.com. He is coordinator of the national MusicXport education programm at MCN, boardmember of the foundations JazzNL, Promotie Popmuziek Nederland, International Jazz Festival Alliance, Toots Thielemans Award and KIDS.
On this site you see background information as well as an overview of his current activities.