Unesco proclaimed the 30th of April as the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY. This day is destined to raise awareness in the international community about jazz’s virtues as an educational tool, as a vehicle for peace, unity, dialogue, and for enhanced cooperation between people.
Brosella and the Kunsthumaniora Brussel join once again forces to shape this pupil-tutor program. During three concert events, the young and most talented students of the classical and jazz department, share a stage with their coach and other professional musicians.
In the course of 2015 the curtain will drop on KultuurKaffee. The current location will be demolished to make way for a completely new concert venue and gallery. In anticipation of the new building KultuurKaffee chooses to operate as a nomadic cultural organisation in the city.
For the 2014/2015 season, Artvark will celebrate their decade. Since ten years, the four saxophonists, relentless soloists, wind through genres and traditions, always looking for original and innovative compositions.
Guitarist, singer and composer of the group ‘La Femme Belge’, Sam Coenegrachts died tragically last summer while hiking in Norway. He was 31 years old. Sam was not only a brilliant musician, always on the lookout for new creations and collaborations, but also an incredibly kind and loving friend.
Organized by MuseBoosting, the Blue Flamingo Festival is an event mainly dedicated to jazz! The concerts of the Blue Flamingo take place in the enchanting setting of the castle Karreveld in Brussels. In order to enjoy the music all the year, the festival is spread over several weekends.
The legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt was born on January 23, 1910 in a caravan, in Liberchies, Belgium. Django is the 'gypsy' who invented on his own a whole new guitar technique and still inspires numerous musicians today.
Brussels, city of jazz! The first edition of the RIVER Jazz Festival is closely linked to three Brussels jazz venues: Jazz Station, Marni and Senghor. The trail from Ixelles to Saint-Josse follows through Etterbeek the old river Maalbeek; hence the name of this new event.