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Tomorrow’s music now: SCHNTZL @ Glimps (and JazzLab & Jazz Tour)

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From tomorrow till Saturday the city center of Ghent is taken over by the Glimps showcase festival. Which means you buy one ticket and get a choice of 78 Belgian and international bands, spread over 11 locations and 3 days. And with this you glimps (haha) the future of the music scene. One of these bands representing tomorrow’s music is (…drrrrum roll…) SCHNTZL! Our favourite duo plays a concert on Friday 11 December at 8.10pm, at Campo (Nieuwpoort 31-35). Make sure…

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Altertape’s Nandrin Sessions in the media: win!

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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 Tumult.fm and Jazz Rules. Have a listen. The first review…

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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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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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SCHNTZL joins the club

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Several new bands have found a home under Bis Bookings’ wings the past couple of months. One of them is SCHNTZL, the young and exceptionally talented duo of pianist Hendrik Lasure and drummer Casper Van De Velde. If you haven’t heard of them yet, it won’t be long before you do. Last February they won the STORM! contest for young upcoming musical talent, which earned them a cd release on the W.E.R.F. label and a JazzLab tour in 2016. More…

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