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Jens Maurits Bouttery: when a young jazz drummer steals the show…

In Artist of the Month, jazz on June 9, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Dear friends,

It’s my pleasure to share with you a portrait of a young Belgian jazz drummer, because when an excellent drummer steals the show, it has to be underlined ! ūüôā

Born in Belgium in 1988, he has completed his master degree in 2011 in the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, but before ending his studies, he already won the 2nd price of Dexia Classics Contest for percussion (2006)! Five years later, he also won the price for best solo player at the Brussels Jazz Marathon XLJazz Contest 2011 and finally the Toots Thielemans Jazz Award 2011 for school career and final project ‚ÄúThe Dubtapes‚ÄĚ.

Winning awards is a good thing but setting fire on the stage requires great art that Jens obtained with is double formation: theater (he won also several awards in this art).

Now just listen to him and enjoy !

Céline

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqPpH7cmLAQ&feature=youtu.be

http://www.jensbouttery.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98cHN6WyLjo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEsy6sTgRuQ

LR-Jens-Bouttery_01

 

 

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STORM! gives a stage to young jazz talents in Ostend (Belgium) 5-6 April 2013

In Festivals on April 5, 2013 at 10:23 pm

Dear friends,

Two evenings in Ostend (Belgium) will bring on stage young jazz talents from Belgium and abroad.

If you missed the performance of today, tomorrow will give you another opportunity.

Enjoy,

Céline

Friday 5 April

7 pm Brussels Youth Jazz Orchestra & John Ruocco (B/US)

8.10 pm Badenhorst : Evrard: Gyselinck (B/F)

Joachim Badenhorst (rieten), Jean-Yves Evrard (gitaar en effecten), Lander Gyselinck (drums)

9 pm Shai Maestro Trio (ISR/US)

Shai Maestro (piano), Ziv Ravitz (drums), Jorge Roeder (contrabas)

10.10 pm Sandy (B)

11 pm Roller Trio (UK)

James Mainwairing (tenor sax & electronica), Luke Wynter (gitaar), Luke Reddin-Williams (drums)

00.10 pm Blue Monday People & The Spirit Children (B)

Blue Monday People: François Vaiana  (zang), Lara Rosseel (contrabas), Benjamin Sauzereau (gitaar), Jens Bouttery (drums), Dorian Dumont (piano)

The Spirit Children: Mathieu Robert (sopraansax), Thomas Mayade (trompet), Rozanne Descheemaeker (Franse hoorn), Dree Peremans (trombone), Niels Van Heertum (euphonium)

Saturday 6 April

2 pm + 3.15 pm Muziekkamers & First Date – Children from 5 year

7 pm Remi Panossian Trio (F)

Remi Panossian (piano), Maxime Delporte (contrabas), Frederic Petitprez (drums)

8.10 pm Les Chroniques de L’inutile and XXX (B)

Benjamin Sauzereau (gitaar), Gregor Siedl (tenorsax), Eric Bribosia (rhodes), Jens Bouttery (drums), guest: xxx (xxx)

9 pm ZARA McFARLANE (UK)

Zara McFarlane (zang), Andy Chapman (drums), Peter Edwards (piano), Max Luthert (contrabas), Binker Golding (tenor sax)

10.10 pm Sandy (B)

Lander Gyselinck en Jens Bouttery (drums)

11 pm Yaron Herman Quartet feat. Emile Parisien (ISR/F)

Yaron Herman (piano), Ziv Ravitz (drums), Stephane Kerecki (bas), Emile Parisien (sax)

00.10 Stuff (B)

Lander Gyselinck (drums), Joris Caluwaerts (keys & elektronica), Dries Laheye (bas), Andrew Claes (sax & elektronica), Mixmonster Menno (turntables)

Storm! Festival practical information

www.vrijstaat-o.be (only in Dutch)

Venue: CC De Grote Post, H. Serruyslaan 18a, 8400 Oostende

Jazz Calendar: a site of great resource in Russian !

In Few written notes, jazz on March 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

Dear friends,

Amongst us, we have many people who can speak Russian and this information is mostly for them but also for all those who search a link about a jazz artist, his music, info…

There is a great site called “Jazz Calendar” and it is a mine of gold ! You can discover talented jazz musicians, vocalists, composers from all over the world. The plus is that some of the videos shared are well hidden on the web but they are here, thanks to a team of jazz fans/researchers/collectors who work daily for our pleasure.

It is with pure joy that I share this link with you and I’m sure you will enjoy it !

http://vk.com/public43416763

To end this post I would like to add that the one who manage this site is Zhenia Gimer, a talented jazz pianist who played with the best !

Céline

Judy Niemack Feat. JF Prins in the Music Village 30 Nov & 1st Dec 2012

In Few written notes on November 29, 2012 at 9:24 am

Dear Friends,

If you come in Brussels next week-end or if you are a jazz vocalist, a guitar, a bass player, or a drums player, there is a great moment coming in the Music Village, famous jazz club in the heart of Brussels.

Judy Niemack with het trio, Jeanfrançois Prins, Bart De Nolf and Bruno Castellucci, will sing Autumn in Blue.

As the Fall season brings cool nights and deeper shades of blue, Judy will explore November’s colors in evenings of beautiful ballads, swinging blues and modern jazz. With her trio, they will warm your hearts with the golden glow of Autumn…

http://www.themusicvillage.com/

http://www.judyniemack.com/

http://www.jfprins.com/

Bruno Castellucci 

Bart De Nolf

It’s not jazz but a great opportunity for SINGERS

In Few written notes on March 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm

AUDITION CALL

Music Hall¬†is looking for¬†excellent singers with actor skills¬†for its upcoming¬†European tourproduction ‚ÄúPeter Pan‚ÄĚ.

Creative team:

Producer & Original Idea: Geert Allaert

Director & Concept: Luc Petit

Musical director, arrangements & additional composition: Matt Dunkley

Music clearance and supervisor: Matt Biffa

Costume design & supervision: Kaat Tilley

Script adaptation: Geert Bouckaert

Sound design: Alain Curieux

Light design: Painting with Light, Luc Peumans

Auditions will be held in Antwerp on the 2nd and 3rd of April

Requirements:

We are looking for

PETER :                                C2 to G#3 mid/high light tenor Рpop voice

WENDY :                             F2 to E4 mid soprano Рlight pure voice

MRS DARLING:                 Bb2 to A3  mezzo soprano/contralto Рmature, rich torch-song voice

MR DARLING :                  C2 to Bb2  low tenor/baritone

TIGER LILY:                         C3 to D4  mid soprano Рpure young voice

HEAD MERMAID :           C3 to C4 mezzo soprano Рfloaty, ethereal voice

HOOK :                                Bb1 to G3 baritone Рsemi-operatic

SMEE :                                 Bb1 to Eb3 baritone or low tenor Рsemi-operatic

Planning:

Rehearsals: July-August 2012 in Brussels Belgium

Shows + World Première: 1st of September until the 9th of September and from the 17th of December 2012 until the 7th of January 2013 in Brussels Belgium

Afterwards the European tour during 2013. Exact dates and locations to be confirmed.

 

Practicals:

Please send 1 clear photo and detailed CV(please include your mobile number and e-mailadres in your CV!!) before the 27th of March 2012 to peterpan@musichall.be

Also note for which part you would like to audition

We will inform you whether or not you will be invited to the auditions + send you the required audition songs the 28th of March 2012 at the latest.

Site to promote Jazz Artists

In Websites for promotion on March 9, 2012 at 8:53 am

Exstreamlive is on a mission to bring the most talented entertainers together to compete for exposure by uploading their work and allowing members to watch, rate and recommend it.¬† We hope that by providing entertainment, we can help make this industry more accessible for artists.¬† Imagine if there could be one place where you could connect with your current fans, gain new fans, promote your events and sell your merchandise.¬† This is what Exstreamlive is becoming, features are being added as quickly as possible.¬† Artists, remember that we are video focused so don’t forget to upload your best videos!

http://www.exstreamlive.com/