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John Ghost on vinyl!

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Wondering what is missing from your vinyl collection? We have the answer: the LP of For A Year They Slept by John Ghost! At the start of next month you will be able to get this little gem for yourself, or who knows, write it on your xmas list? Apart from the great music this LP houses, its cover has been designed by Sammy Slabbinck, who recently made the international news and also appeared on Culture Club (Canvas): Sammy also designed the album…

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Jazz in the summertime

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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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Praise and press for John Ghost’s “For A Year They Slept”

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The first round of release concerts is behind us: John Ghost’s debut album For A Year They Slept (for sale via Consouling Sounds) has officially won high acclaim from both audiences and press. Pictures from the first release at Rataplan (Antwerp) can be found here, and their successful concert at Kraakpand (Handelsbeurs Concertzaal) was also caught on camera. The album has convinced many a critic. We’ll give you a quick overview of the reviews so far (in Dutch): Jazzmozaïek: “For A Year They Slept…

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John Ghost sleeps no more: Release next month!

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Rise and shine! April is the month when John Ghost will be very much alive and kicking: their debut album For A Year They Slept is coming out! Guy Peters had a listen for you already and wrote the following: “Ook dat is eigenlijk jazz. Tenminste, op voorwaarde dat je dat begrip niet hanteert als een nauw afgebakend begrip, als een vastgelegde ‘stijl’, maar wel als een bereidheid om het element van improvisatie aan te vullen met een rijke traditie én moderne…

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

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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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