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Skordatura wins over the south of Belgium

Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble is bursting out of the Flemish borders and is on its way to conquer the south of Belgium. In May the band won the Comblain jazz contest and in passing established that they also have the best soloist (Jakob Haghebaert). They collected their prize at the start of this month by playing an amazing concert at the Comblain Jazz Festival, taking over the main stage from ‘support act’ Richard Bona. Proof is in the pictures! (thanks to…

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Skordatura is ready for summer

After the celebratory set at Kinky Star a week ago Skordatura shows that they are ready for the summer: this coming Friday 4 July the main stage of the Comblain Jazz festival awaits them. At 10.30pm the crowd should be properly warmed up, as Skordatura is taking over from┬áRichard Bona and Mandekan Cubano.   United Mutations has already approved of the album: “I hear traces of Zappa, Weather Report, Aka Moon,… but most of all, I hear excellent compositions performed…

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Double bill with Skordatura & Bestiaal

If the sun holds out, we’re about to have a glorious Ascension weekend next week, and it just got even better: on Friday 30 May at noon, Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble is playing at Citadelic, a cosy festival in Citadel park (Ghent). Right after that, they’ll swap bass players and hence make room for Bestiaal. So come to Citadelic for the perfect sunny afternoon!   *******   Als de zon het volhoudt, krijgen we volgende week een schitterend Hemelvaartweekend, en dit…

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Skordatura wins Comblain-la-tour Jazz contest

Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble has earned their spurs last Saturday at the jazz contest of Comblain-la-tour: they snatched both the first prize as well as the prize for the best soloist (Jakob Haghebaert)! As a result, they have been added to the line-up of the Comblain Jazzfestival at the start of July, next to Richard Bona, Erik Truffaz, Lobi and other great musicians. Put 4th July in your agendas!   ******   Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble gaf afgelopen zaterdag iedereen het nakijken…

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Tumult.fm featuring Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble

Earlier this week Skordatura Punkjazz Ensemble featured as a guest on the Urgent.fm radio show Tumult. After an exciting interview in which the band told us all about how they came into existence and what their influences were, they played an exquisite live set. If you missed your chance during the live show, do not despair, because you can listen to the whole thing again here:     Enjoy! We certainly did.

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