These portraits of musicians “in jazz” emphasize how consumed they are by jazz. Live on the stages of Brussels, backstage or during soundchecks, these images capture a moment in time to last for ever. The minimalist layout strengthens the mood.
The capital of Europe will ring in the new year with the sound of jazz. From 8 to 25 January, no fewer than three jazz festivals will be featured in Brussels' cultural life: the Brussels Jazz Festival, the River Jazz Festival and Djangofolllies.
In January 2020, Brussels Jazz Orchestra will hold its eighth International Composition Contest. One of the most important international competitions for jazz composition, its focus is on premiering new pieces written specifically for big band instrumentation.
Brosella is a maverick on the festival circuit. It’s Belgian through and through, thanks to its backdrop of the Atomium and to the broad attention it gives to national jazz talent.
Thanks to its park setting and its many of activities for kids, it’s a wonderful event for families!
The Brussels Jazz Weekend is a free festival for every music lover. This urban festival is all about discovery, both as a Brussels adventure and as a jazz journey. More than 100 concerts, from big crowds on famous squares to intimate experiences in bars, clubs and restaurants.
We could not open the season without welcoming a woman…
Airelle Besson, the most prominent French trumpet player of the moment, is launching the 15th edition of the Marni Jazz Festival together with Vincent Segal.
Added to which we pay tribute to the Belgian trumpet with ‘our’ talented musicians
The Brussels Jazz Weekend is a free festival that will give numerous jazz fans from the Brussels region and from far beyond, the opportunity to explore the city with the intoxicating, festive and warm sounds of Belgian and international jazz.
In November 2011, UNESCO officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the world.
Each year on 30 April, Brussels also celebrates this tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across the g