Belgian Jazz Now * day 1


4 x Belgian jazz talent

There is a lot of talent on Belgian soil, with a rich selection of jazz artists from both Flanders and Wallonia. This two-day showcase festival offers a varied overview.

Also on this second day, four bands take to the stage, with 40 minutes of play time to give the best of themselves. Join the audience of international programmers. Which band blows you over?

Line-up day 1

19h00 Eve Beuvens-Mikael Godée Quartet Energetic jazz with lyricism from the North
19h50 The Wrong Object Zappa jazz 
20h40 Lynn Cassiers’ Imaginary Band Subdued jazz with electronics
21h30 Dijf Sanders Colorfull elektronics with a touch of Java

After that there are several jams and concerts in the rest of the city (tba).

Eve Beuvens-Mikael Godée Quartet

it’s a hike in a Far North forest coloured by flakes full of startling colours

The Wrong Object 

adept at mixing Canterbury styled prog rock with Zappa-esque jazz fusion and Frippertronics to produce a beat that has elements of the past and the future thundering through it.

UK magazine Jazzwise​​

Lynn Cassiers’ Imaginary Band 

Dijf Sanders 

Sanders arranges the fieldrecordings, gathered in Indonesia, with great esteem, and deduces them to a fresh, tasty and sometimes invigorating cup of musical gold.

Focus Knack

Within the framework of Belgian Jazz Meeting 2019, an initiative of Kunstenpunt, JazzLab, Handelsbeurs Concertzaal, KAAP, Museact and Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques, with financial support of Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Stad Gent, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Sabam and Wallonie-Bruxelles International


19h00-19h40 Eve Beuvens-Mikael Godée Quartet (concert hall)
Mikael Godée (soprano sax, composition), Eve Beuvens (piano, composition), Magnus Bergström (bass), Johan Birgenius (drums)
19h50-20h30 The Wrong Object (foyer)
Michel Delville (guitar, guitar synth, electronics), Marti Melia (bass and tenor sax, clarinet), François Lourtie (baritone and tenor sax), Antoine Guenet (keys), Damien Campion (bass), Laurent Delchambre (drums, pads, samples)
20h40-21h20 Lynn Cassiers’ Imaginary Band (concert hall)
Lynn Cassiers (voice, electronics), Ananta Roosens (violin), Sylvain Debaisieux (soprano and tenor sax), Niels Van Heertum (euphonium), Erik Vermeulen (piano), Manolo Cabras (double bass), Marek Patrman (drums)
21h30-22h10 Dijf Sanders (foyer)
Dijf Sanders (electronics), Nathan Daems (reeds)

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