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Bis Bookings is a Jazz in ‘t Park Jazzfriend

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Jazz in ‘t Park, the 3rd biggest jazz festival in Flanders, is on to its 22nd edition this year. This cosy family-friendly jazz happening plants the best of Belgian contemporary jazz in the Ghent Zuidpark every first weekend of September, but this year is extra special for us: Jazz in ‘t Park has appointed 4 Ghent jazz organisations as its “Jazzfriends” to help put together the programme, and Bis Bookings is one of them. The other Jazzfriends are El Negocito Records, Inside…

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Introducing The Girl Who Cried Wolf

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We know you’re dying to find out more about our fresh collaboration with The Girl Who Cried Wolf, sooo here we go … here’s what they’ve been up to so far! Currently our young Wolves are focusing on live gigs and some important contests they’ve been selected for. It’s not easy to pick out the highlights, but we’re going to try anyway!   Only last week The Girl Who Cried Wolf won the T-strijd finals, a competition with a selection…

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Sweet Defeat in the press

Sweet Defeat’s first full album is doing great! The two reviews we have received this weekend could not be more positive about this intriguing trio, which incidentally played a superb concert last night and won over several more fans.     Draai Om Je Oren writes “Twelve miniatures, divided in three parts. In which the instruments – reeds, cello and guitar – playfully circle around each other in melodies that are generally easy on the ear and often remind you more of contemporary…

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From Yellow Blue To Green: de langverwachte single van The Boonx!

  We hebben er lang moeten op wachten maar het resultaat is prachtig! From Yellow Blue To Green kleurt vanaf vandaag de nationale radio. Geniet mee!         Op woensdag 15 april stelt de groep enkele nieuwe nummers voor in de Giraf in Gent. Serge Hertoghe speelt voor deze speciale gelegenheid mee. Alles wordt live opgenomen dus hoe meer ambiance, hoe beter!    

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Sweet Defeat through the eyes of Marc Corroto (All About Jazz)

“Sweet Defeat treads a territory similar to that explored by Tom Waits. They find nobility in the carny’s caravan of song. Maybe the musicians are a bit tipsy, their manner is brusque, but the dirt under their fingernails cannot disguise the loveliness of a composition like “Maybe This Is Shit,” an inebriated blues, or the off-kilter circus- themed “This Enigmatic Body is Achin.’” Elsewhere, the trio plots a succinct groove on “Thin Din” that would make Django Reinhardt grin, doses…

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