International Jazz Day - Fabian Fiorini

Monday Apr 30 2018 - 17:00
place Sainte-Croix
1050 Ixelles
PIANOMARATHON : Some of the finest Belgian jazz pianists play adventurous music in exclusive locations.In November 2011, UNESCO officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe. Each year on April 30th, Brussels celebrates this tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across the globe, promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity. Who is… Fabian Fiorini? Fabian Fiorini (°1973) studies at the Royal Conservatories of Brussels and Liege. From the outset, he shows interest in the cross-pollination between contemporary classical music and jazz, considering composition and improvisation as equal components. He regularly writes scores for theatre, dance shows and movies and also on commission for large orchestral ensembles. In addition, he keeps on expanding his knowledge of music from other continents. In the early nineties, he is a member of the generation which at the Brussels Kaai is instrumental in lending Belgian jazz undeniable maturity. Besides, this cultural hub will later bring forth Aka Moon, the band with which he collaborates most often, both live and on record. Other groups in which Fabian Fiorini currently plays a key role include Fiorini-Houben Quartet, Al Funduq, Octurn and MikMâäk. 2008 witnesses the release of the trio CD, ‘Something Red in the Blue’ (Cypres) where he plays alongside fellow musicians bassist Jean-Luc Lehr and drummer Chander Sardjoe: a triangular relationship between Bach, Monk and Fiorini. He recently issued his first solo CD ‘De papillons noirs’ (el Negocito Records). Flagey, UNESCO – International Jazz Day, Free