NEW ALBUM: ‘IMAGINARY BAND’ (clean feed records)
So happy to present new music written for those wonderful musicians: Erik Vermeulen; piano, Manolo Cabras; double bass, Marek Patrman; drums, Ananta Roosens; Violin, Sylvain Débaisieux; tenor/sop sax, Niels van Heertum; euphonium.
Travelling Japan-Taiwan 22.05-05.06 2018
Yes, together with buddy and sound artist Pak Yan Lau(Going, Stills, The Crappy Mini Band-founder) we’ll be presenting both solo work and collaborations with local musicians in Tokyo and Taiwan. My first and last visit to Japan was on tour with The Crappy Mini Band in 2008. It was a unique and unforgettable experience, can’t wait to go again!
24/05/2018: Bar Isshee, Bunkyo/Tokyo,
25/05/2018: Koen Dori Classics, Shibuya/Tokyo
26/05/2018: Café Otooto with Daysuke Takaoka/Tokyo
27/05/2018: Café Soto with Daysuke Takaoka/Tokyo
30/05/2018: ‘Improv. Gathering Minifest’ at Reykjavik Lab, Taipei, Taiwan
31/05/2018: Jian Shan Yi Gai, Hsinchu, Taiwan
01/06/2018: Lacking Sound Festival at The Venue, Taipei, Taiwan
02/06/2018: Little Play, Tai Chung, Taiwan
03/06/2018: Cochlea Lab, Kaohsing, Taiwan
04/06/2018: Ftarri, Bunkyo/Tokyo
Creation of ‘YUN’ for JazzLab Verzilverd December 2018@DeSingel:
Also very excited to have been invited as a Carte Blanche Artist to the Jazzlab Verzilverd Series. For this occasion we’ll be exploring jazz standards with Bo van der Werf; baritone saxophone, Jozef Dumoulin; fender rhodes, Erik Vermeulen; piano, Manolo Cabras; double bass and Marek Patrman; drums. We’ll have a residency at DeSingel in Antwerp and present the project on some of Flanders’ most beautiful stages in December 2018.
• 23/11 première deSingel
• 6/12 De Casino, Sint-Niklaas
• 12/12 CC Kortrijk
• 16/12 Vrijstaat O, Oostende
• 19/12 Flagey, Brussel
• 20/12 Handelsbeurs, Gent
• 21/12 CC ’t Getouw, Mol
• 26/1/’19 4AD, Diksmuide