One of Brussels’ assets is its high concentration of artists who live and work in the capital, and get inspired by our city every day. In this section you will get better acquainted with some of our jazz personalities and their sources of inspiration.
This year, the Brussels Jazz Marathon celebrates its twentieth anniversary. Someone who has been involved in it right from the start is Jacobien Tamsma.
You probably know Teun Verbruggen as the drummer alongside Jef Neve and from the band Flat Earth Society. In addition, he works on numerous projects of his own, runs his own record label RAT Records and is now curator of the brand-new BANG! festival.
The common theme running through the work of saxophonist and flutist Manuel Hermia is the search for a well-founded approach between cultures and styles, both from a musical and philosophical point of view.