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Crossing genres with STUFF.

STUFF by AlexanderPopelier

What originated in 2011 as a jamming collective residing in the White Cat bar (Ghent, BE), has grown into a full-fledged band. STUFF. launches its first album on March 15 and with the prospect of a lot of festival performances, the summer is bound to be a busy one. Continue

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Woodworks

stefan bracaval and pierre anckaert

After exploring the various possibilities of chamber music (Strings Attached) and getting completely lost in electronics (74 Miles Away), Stefan Bracaval and Pierre Anckaert felt the urge to get back to essentials: a piano, a flute, nothing more. Woodworks takes … Continue

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65 Years Of Prestige Records

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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

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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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aCatCalledFRITZ x Audessey

Audessey & aCatCalledFRITZ

Looking for some boombap hip hop? French DJ, producer & illustrator Cyril Merlin aka aCatCalledFRITZ recorded an exclusive mixtape compiling his remixes and productions as well as tracks featuring MC Audessey (Soundsci). Tracklist on Mixcloud – Download on Soundcloud The duo … Continue

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Mop Mop’s Inspirations

Mop Mop

Italian musician Andrea Benini began playing drums at age 14. Since then, he is exploring a large variety of musical genres, from Club to Jazz music. In 2005, he founded Mop Mop; a band mixing Jazz, Soul, Funk, Caribbean, Latin and African … 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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74 Miles Away at ELBjazz festival

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On May the 26th, 74 Miles Away played at ELBjazz, a festival organized in Hamburg’s harbor with over 50 concerts at unique venues – in the cargo hold of an old freight ship, at a small theatre in Hamburg’s famous … 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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74 Miles Away

It’s been a while I didn’t post anything about the 74 Miles Away project but that doesn’t mean that Pierre Anckaert and the MonkeyRobot brothers were not active… quite the contrary. After celebrating the release of their first album on … Continue

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74 Miles Away

74 Miles Away

As the long awaited 74 Miles Away project will be officially released in the coming days (18th of Feb. for digital – 4th of March for CD’s & LP’s), I thought it was time to share with you the liner … 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