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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“Empty the Headbin”, so there is room for reviews!


Last Thursday, Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble presented their blue baby, “Empty the Headbin”, at the Handelsbeurs Concertzaal, leaving both audience and critics in an enthusiastic haze. enola writes: “For the average rock fanatic Skordatura perhaps comes with too little grip, too few instant hooks. For the average jazz lover, on the other hand, it might be a bit too capricious. But with this album the band gives the impression not to be bothered too much with ‘average’. There is no denying…

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Skordatura presents: Empty the Headbin!


After a well-praised debut album How to Chase a Minute in One Second (2014), Skordatura has grown even stronger and more direct with their second full album Empty the Headbin. This newborn will be presented to the audience on 28 April at the Handelsbeurs Concertzaal. More information about the concert (a double bill with Yves Peeters Gumbo) can be found here. And guess what? The cds have arrived! Look how amazing they look! And wait ’till you hear what they sound like! See you…

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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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Skordatura releases second album at Handelsbeurs

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It took a while, but now we can finally take the covers off: Skordatura‘s second album Empty The Headbin is coming out on 28 April 2016. That night the band is presenting their new material at Handelsbeurs Concertzaal (Ghent), together with Yves Peeters Group. Two concerts you don’t want to miss! More info about the concert can be found here. The album will be released through the brand new jazz label Solidude, founded by Skordaturian Joshua Dellaert. Solidude makes clear from the start that…

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