Global Celebrations 2019

Country/Territory Event Venue
Belgium L’œil Kollectif + Mimi Verderame Quartet

Jazz04 invites you to La Boverie museum in Liège. Specially for this day, discover the exhibition along with L’Oeil Kollectif’s (Marius Morsomme, percussion / Clément Dechambre, saxophone/ Louis Freres, electric bass) musical performance and cocktail dinner, followed by Mimi Verderame quartet (Mimi Verderame, drums / Nicola Andrioli, piano / Stephan Pougin, percussion / Theo de Jong, electric bass).

Contact: Angela Lia | +32 4 232 86 16
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Musée de la Boverie
Parc de la Boverie 3
Liège, Belgique
4020

Event Time: 19:00
Belgium Dan Weiss Starebaby

Drummer Dan Weiss’s band Starebaby present their first album at this concert. Expect a completely new sound, sometimes fleeting, sometimes raw, somewhere in between jazz, rock and metal.
Weiss dreamt for years of a collaboration with Craig Taborn, Matt Mitchell, Ben Monder and Trevor Dunn, and now the time has finally come. They call themselves Starebaby, releasing their first album in early 2018. Weiss composed all the titles on the eponymous record. Expect a completely new sound, sometimes fleeting, sometimes raw, somewhere in between jazz, rock and metal.

Contact: Pieter Koten | +32 474 33 11 20
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KAAP/ De Werf
Werfstraat, 108
Brubes, België
8000

Event Time: 20:30
Belgium Manneken Toots

On The Occasion Of The International Jazz Day, The Manneken-Pis Will Be Dressed Up As Toots Thielemans, The Greatest Belgian Harmonica Player. Born In The Marolles, Brussels Native Toots Thielemans (1922-2016) Has Played Alongside Some Of The World’s Greatest Jazz Artists.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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Brussels - City Center
Crossroads Rue de l’Etuve / Rue du Chêne
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 09:00
Belgium Live Jazz at the museum – Jean-Paul Estiévenart / Cezariusz Gadzina

Five museums in Brussels open their doors to jazz by playing original duos in the exceptional setting of their halls. The opportunity to discover the city and its museums in a musical way!
Jean-Paul Estiévenart is a hard working, creative and inventive musical spirit. He is the most popular trumpet player of the Belgian jazz scene. In his ten-year career, he has had the opportunity to play with great names such as Enrico Pieranuzzi, Avishai Cohen, Logan Richardson, Noel Gallagher, Perico Sambeat, and Maria Schneider..
Polish saxophonist Cezariusz Gadzina is the recipient of several awards, including the Grand Prize of the International Jazz Competition of Sorgues in France. Founder of the European Saxophone Ensemble (2008) and the

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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experience.brussels
Rue Royale 2-4
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 10:30
Belgium Live Jazz at the museum – Jean-Louis Rassinfosse / Jeanfrançois Prins

Five museums in Brussels open their doors to jazz by playing original duos in the exceptional setting of their halls. The opportunity to discover the city and its museums in a musical way!

Bassist Jean-Louis Rassinfosse is a prominent figure in the Belgian jazz scene. His home-grown sound and singing upright bass resonates on more than a hundred albums. Unstoppable, he never ceases to surprise the listener!

Guitarist, composer, arranger and producer Jeanfrançois Prins has spent most of his career between New York City and Berlin, until recently moving back to his roots: Brussels. He performed and recorded all over Europe, the U.S.A., Latin America and Asia.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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Museum of the National Bank of Belgium
Rue Montagne aux Herbes potagères 57
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 12:00
Belgium Live Jazz at the museum – Eve Beuvens / François Vaiana

Five museums in Brussels open their doors to jazz by playing original duos in the exceptional setting of their halls. The opportunity to discover the city and its museums in a musical way!

Pianist Eve Beuvens studied philosophy before beginning to study piano with Nathalie Loriers at the Koninklijk Conservatorium van Brussel. Solo projects, collaborations, or working as a bandleader of a septet under her own name, nothing can stop Eve Beuvens.

A former student of David Linx’s at the Koninklijk Conservatorium van Brussel, François Vaiana also studied music at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. Being an eclectic musician he founded the “Brussels Vocal Project” and “Blue Monday People”.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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Jewish Museum of Belgium
Rue des Minimes 21
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 13:30
Belgium Live Jazz at the museum – Pierre de Surgères / Tom Bourgeois

Five museums in Brussels open their doors to jazz by playing original duos in the exceptional setting of their halls. The opportunity to discover the city and its museums in a musical way!
Pianist Pierre de Surgères studied journalism and philosophy before beginning piano lessons with Diederik Wissels, Nathalie Loriers, and Kris Defoort at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel. Throughout his career, he has participated in several contemporary jazz projects and has written soundtrack music for movies.
Originally from Lyon, France, Tom Bourgeois studied jazz saxophone, jazz composition and arranging, allowing him to develop a language between modern jazz and contemporary music. Interested by the blending of artistic disciplines, To

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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BELvue museum
Place des Palais 7
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 15:00
Belgium Live Jazz at the museum – Alain Pierre / Sylvain Debaisieux

Five museums in Brussels open their doors to jazz by playing original duos in the exceptional setting of their halls. The opportunity to discover the city and its museums in a musical way!

For more than ten years, guitarist Alain Pierre has been playing on a 12-string guitar to explore the techniques of “classical guitar”. Founder of the record label “Spinach Pie Records”, he has performed in several groups with varying instrumentation.

In constant search of new sounds and new means of expression on his instrument, saxophonist Sylvain Debaisieux is a graduate of the New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York. Sound, flow, energy and rhythm are at the core of his playing.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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Belgian Museum of Freemasonry
Rue de Laeken 73 - 75
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 16:30
Belgium Natacha Wuyts Quartet "Tribute To Anita O'day" + Mohy/Liégeois/Gerstmans Trio

Two concerts to immerse yourself in jazz tradition! An evening that will be broadcast live on RTBF Musiq3 – www.rtbf.be/musiq3
Natacha Wuyts pays tribute to Anita O’Day, the great vocalist of the 40’s and 50’s. Swing, energy, generosity and sensitivity are the main ingredients to her tribute to this classic jazz tradition.
Pascal Mohy, Quentin Liégeois and Sam Gerstmans started playing together while following classes at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles. Their drumless trio takes us back in the history of jazz, while revisiting these songs with enthusiasm and imagination. By leaving room for the beauty of silence, their music combines the purity of tradition with a modern take on strings.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
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Jazz Station
Chaussée de Louvain 193
Brussels, Belgique
1210

Event Time: 20:00
Belgium Big Band Conservatoire Royal De Bruxelles

The Big Band’s program this year will feature exclusively Belgian composers-arrangers: Francy Boland, Jean Warland, Etienne Verschueren, Bert Joris, Michel Herr, Michel Paré, Pirly Zurstrassen, etc. Performances by a big band formed by students of the jazz section of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, an international big band as it is composed of Belgian, French, Dutch, Singaporean and Mexican musicians.

Contact: Lydia Reichenberg | +32 475 91 81 61
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Place Saint Job 1
Brussels, Belgique
1180

Event Time: 17:00
Belgium The Morning Call Jazz Band

Formed in September 2017 in Brussels, “The Morning Call Jazz Band” is a New Orleans jazz group. Named after a very famous café in New Orleans which known for its delicious donuts, “The Morning Call” draws its inspiration from some of the city’s most famous bands currently such as “Shotgun Jazz Band”, “The Palmetto Bug Stompers”, “The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band”, “New Orleans Jazz Vipers”, “Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses”, “DinosAurchestra”, “Smoking Time Jazz Club”…

Contact: Lydia Reichenberg | +32 475 91 81 61
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Brussels, Belgique
1180

Event Time: 18:00
Belgium Ensembles Conservatoire Royal De Bruxelles

Free concerts from 6 to 9 pm www.conservatoire.be
www.hallessaintgery.be

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 (0)2 511 04 27
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Halles Saint Géry
Place Saint-Géry 1
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 18:00
Belgium Bea Triz

Born at the Brussels Conservatory in September 2018, the group quickly found its place on the Brussels scene. Directed by Victor Da Costa, it finds its inspiration in Brazilian works as well as its own compositions.
With: Stéphanie Bertrand, vocals & flute / Fred Gairard, violin / Téo Crommen, guitar & mandoline / Arthur Possing, piano / Arnaud Cabay, electric bass / Marcos Della Rocha, drums

Contact: Lydia Reichenberg | +32 475 91 81 61
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Place Saint Job 1

Brussels, Belgique
1180

Event Time: 19:00
Belgium Music Sun Ra Arkestra 'Space Is The Place' Live Score

The Sun Ra Arkestra was created by the colourful jazz musician and all-round eccentric phenomenon that was Sun Ra. During BOZAR Night, the band performs the soundtrack to the Afrofuturist science fiction film Space Is the Place. Your ticket to this concert also gives you access to all the other acts on BOZAR Night, completely free!
With: Allen Marshall, director, alto saxophone & flute / Wayne Smith, drums / Adrien Davis, trombone / Elson Nascimento, percussion / Tara Middleton, vocals & violin / Francis Middleton, vocals & guitar / Stephen Mitchell, bass / Cecil Brooks, trumpet / Farid Barron, piano / Noel Scott, saxophone / Danny-Ray Thompson, baritone saxophone / James Stewart, tenor saxophone

Contact: BOZAR
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BOZAR
Rue Ravenstein 23
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 20:30
Belgium Jazz Jam Session

Join us and set the stage on fire!
Jam Session opened by Douglas Jillings (guitar), Kennan Stanley-Bey (sax), Lies Merck (bass), Fred Guldentops (drums)

Official Website: Click Here


Rue des Pierres 50
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 21:00
Belgium Soul's Spring

Soul’s Spring est un groupe de jazz moderne sous la direction de la batteuse Francesca Remigi, inspiré par le jazz contemporain américain, et concentré surtout sur l’expérimentation rythmique à travers solutions polyrythmique et modulations métriques.
With: Francesca Remigi, drums / Giovanni Di Carlo, guitar / Simon Groppe, piano / Ramon Van Merkenstein, double bass

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Soul’s Spring is a modern jazz band under the direction of drummer Francesca Remigi, inspired by contemporary American jazz, and focused mainly on rhythmic experimentation through polyrhythmic solutions and metric modulations.
With: Francesca Remigi, drums / Giovanni Di Carlo, guitar / Simon Groppe, piano / Ramon Van Merkenstein, double bass

Contact: Rosy Merlini | +32 2 512 92 50 (after 6pm)
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Sounds Jazz Club
Rue de la Tulipe 28
Brussels, Belgique
1050

Event Time: 21:30
Belgium Jazz In The Park

Various musicians share their favourite records and musical treasures on Kiosk Radio. Listen to the program or even better, come and take a look at the park!

12:00 – Antoine Pierre & Jean Paul Estiévenart
13:00 – Sweet Sioux : John Coltrane Tribute
15:00 – Malte
16:00 – Moodprint

Contact: Dana Petre
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Kiosk Radio
Park Royal
Brussels, Belgique
1000

Event Time: 12:00
Belgium Live Soundtrack – Benoît Leseure & Fabien Leseure

Semi-improvised music, played live on the images of Charles Dekeukeleire’s films Combat de boxe (1927, duration 7min38sec) and Impatience (1928, duration 36min31sec), by the duo Benoît Leseure (violin and electronics) and Fabien Leseure (keyboard and electronics).

In partnership with PointCulture, Zinemma & Cinématèk

Contact: Bertrand Backeland
Official Website: Click Here

Espace Qartier @ STIB
Métro Bourse-Grand-Place
Brussels, Belgium
1000

Event Time: 19:00
Belgium Belgian Jazz Video Projection

Selection of images from the archives of Sonuma.

Broadcast all day long @ Métro Botanique

Contact: Bertrand Backeland
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STIB
Métro Botanique
Brussels, Belgium
1000
Belgium Playlist “Belgian jazz musicians”

All day long
Special selection “Belgian musicians”. Broadcast on the entire STIB network.

In partnership with PointCulture and Les Lundis d’Hortense

Contact: Bertrand Backeland
Official Website: Click Here

STIB
All network
Brussels, Belgium

Belgium Antoine Pierre Urbex Quintet

Antoine Pierre, a staple of jazz in Belgium, is powerfully back with a second hypnotic album. His music, fed by the virtuosity and invention of the instrumentalists, is permeated by the communication and sharing of the soloists, to deliver pure moments of creative joy.

Contact: Dana Petre | +32 2 219 58 51
Official Website: Click Here

Centre Culturel Rossignol-Tintigny
Rue Camille Joset 1
Tintigny, Belgique
6730

Event Time: 20:30
Belgium The Royal Conservatory of Brussels Big Band

By students of the jazz section of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels
Under the direction of Fabrice Alleman.
The Big Band’s program this year will feature exclusively Belgian composers-arrangers: Francy Boland, Jean Warland, Etienne Verschueren, Bert Joris, Michel Herr, Michel Paré, Pirly Zurstrassen, etc. Performances by a big band formed by students of the jazz section of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, an international big band as it is composed of Belgian, French, Dutch, Singaporean and Mexican musicians.

Contact: Jazz4you - Lydia | +32 476 661 883
Official Website: Click Here


Place St Job

Uccle,
1180

Event Time: 17:00
Belgium The Morning Call Jazz Band

Formed in September 2017 in Brussels, “The Morning Call Jazz Band” is a New Orleans jazz group. Named after a very famous café in New Orleans which known for its delicious donuts, “The Morning Call” draws its inspiration from some of the city’s most famous bands currently such as “Shotgun Jazz Band”, “The Palmetto Bug Stompers”, “The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band”, “New Orleans Jazz Vipers”, “Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses”, “DinosAurchestra”, “Smoking Time Jazz Club”…

Contact: Jazz4you - Lydia | 32476661883
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz4you
Place St Job

Uccle,
1180

Event Time: 18:00
Belgium Bea Triz

The Royal Conservatory of Brussels’ Brazilian Jazz Ensemble
Under the direction of Victor Da Costa
Born at the Brussels Conservatory in September 2018, the group quickly found its place on the Brussels scene. Directed by Victor Da Costa, it finds its inspiration in Brazilian works as well as its own compositions.

Contact: Jazz4you - Lydia | +32476661883
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz4you
Place St Job

Uccle,
1180

Event Time: 19:00
Belgium JD's Groove

This explosive quartet mixes hip-hop, funk and electro vibes while still staying true to the jazz spirit. A fusion of acoustic and electric instruments (sequencers, synths, pads and other contemporary instruments) makes for a project with an out-of-this-world sound!
This encounter between jazz, hip-hop, funk and soul creates a serious melting pot of culture and style.
The magic happens through coherent, enthralling, modern and original music.

Contact: Jazz4you - Lydia | +32476661883
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz4you
Loup&Moi
Avenue Jean & Pierre Carsoellaan 5
Uccle,
1180

Event Time: 20:30