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The Jazz Kid

The Jazz Kid

Lander L. is a record collector and DJ. He has this thing with European jazz music.
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65 Years Of Prestige Records

Prestige Records - Covers

With all celebratory events concerning the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records – reissues, tribute podcasts and birthday concerts – one would almost forget that another famous jazz label, too, is celebrating a jubilee in 2014. Prestige Records recorded its first session 65 years ago, thereby building the foundations of an impressive and important catalogue, containing landmark jazz albums by such greats as John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins. Continue

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Deeper Still: Spiritual Jazz

Abdij van Park Leuven

In the 1960s, the fusion of the worlds of jazz and the Church created one of the most interesting, yet one of the most under acknowledged subgenres of jazz. Tracklist on Mixcloud Throughout jazz’s history, the genre has always been … Continue

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Marc Moulin Tribute

Marc Moulin

On Friday, the 26th of September 2008, Belgian jazz legend Marc Moulin passed away. Moulin, pianist, composer, producer and arranger, is internationally known for his work with his fusion group Placebo and electro-pop group Telex, but was a highly appreciated … Continue

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A Tribute to Gigi Campi

Gigi

During the 1960s, a certain big band would tour Europe. It was led by a classically schooled Belgian pianist and an African-American drummer best known for his part in the development of bebop. The 17-piece (sometimes 21) orchestra consisted of … Continue

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Belgian Popcorn

pop corn

Somewhat the Belgian equivalent of England’s better known Northern Soul movement, Popcorn was an underground, at first regional, phenomenon. Belgium, 1970. While most radio stations and discotheques are playing the pop and rock hits of the day, a new venue … Continue

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R.I.P. Sadi

Fats Sadi

The mainstream audience may remember him from his work for Belgian national radio and television and his variety music, but ‘Fats’ Sadi Lallemand was one of the most important jazzmen in Belgium and a well known musician in the European modern jazz scene. Continue