Jazz in the summertime


Admittedly, the weather is not in full summer mode just yet, but that doesn’t stop our bands from firing up your festivals! Here’s an overview of the summer jazz you can seek out the next coming weeks:   11 July – Skordatura / 4AD (Diksmuide) 15 July – John Ghost / Vrijstaat O (Oostende) 20 July – Altertape / Spiegeltent (Gentse Feesten) 30 July – Alfredo / Jazzenede (Assenede) 30 July – Bestiaal / Jazzenede (Assenede) 30 July – Skordatura /…

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Jazz#Forum: on 8 March, jazz will be hotter than hot


On 8 March, the entire jazz community of Belgium will unite at Flagey (Brussels) for the fourth edition of Jazz#Forum. Jazz#Forum is a network day for the professional jazz sector, organised by several partners in the field to offer support to musicians, programmers and manager alike, stimulate contacts and spark off discussions about the future of jazz in Belgium and beyond. On the programme: round table discussions and workshops revolving around the sustainable career of musicians. The full programme can be found…

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Altertape and STUFF. blew the roof off Casino Sint-Niklaas

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Last Friday was amazing. It’s hard to describe it any other way. Altertape & STUFF. turned out to be a perfect match and raged through a full concerthall at Casino Sint-Niklaas (for some pictures by Sven Dullaert, see this album). Altertape showed once and for all that the soundscapes they produce are powerful, intriguing, danceable and skilfully composed. There, we said it. And we’re not the only ones. Snoozecontrol was very much impressed as well, as this great review shows:…

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Altertape’s Nandrin Sessions in the media: win!


Altertape’s new EP Nandrin Sessions has now well and truly been released. The release concert on 28 November at Trefpunt Concertzaal was bang on and Sissel Steyaert Photography managed to capture that beautifully. Altertape got some attention in the media as well. Jazz’Halo published this nice interview on the beginnings of Altertape and where the road might lead them. You would rather hear composer Jonathan tell about it himself? No problem! He appeared on and Jazz Rules. Have a listen. The first review…

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Altertape releases a brand new EP

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Debut album Glasstic Drops is barely a year old, and Altertape already can’t wait to present their latest work, in the form of an EP called Nandrin Sessions. When can we hear these brand new songs, you ask? Well, the EP release concert is on Saturday 28th November at Trefpunt Concertzaal (Ghent) at 9.30pm. Consider yourselves invited! If you can’t make it that night, you get a second chance on Friday 18th December at Casino Concertzaal (Sint-Niklaas), together with STUFF.! How’s that for a x-mas…

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