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Bram Weijters

Eight years old, Bram started music courses at the music school in his birth town, attending piano and percussion classes. As a teenager he played in several rockbands. After completing secondary education, he was admitted to the Antwerp Conservatory. Amongst his teachers were Erik Vermeulen and Christoph Erbstösser. After graduating for jazz piano in Antwerp he went to the Brussels Conservatory, where he graduated in 2005 for jazzcompostion and arranging.

Bram took lessons and attended masterclasses a.o. from Kenny Werner, Anthony Braxton, Gary Peacock, Mark Turner, Dave Liebman, Bill Carrotters, Bert Joris, …

Bram participated in a wide range of projects. He's mainly involved in jazz formations but doesn't limit himself to jazz. He performed as well with people from the hip hopscene like as with rockgroups.

Currently Bram plays with amongst others: Chad McCullough- Bram Weijters, Koen Nys Quintet, Hamster Axis of the one- click Panther,...

He also composes and writes arrangements for some of these bands.

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Album Review

John Bishop / Bram Weijters / Piet Verbist: Antwerp

Read "Antwerp" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Drummer John Bishop, the guy who runs Seattle's Origin Records, does not often put out records under his own name. There was Nothing If Not Something (Origin Records) in 2005, review here, and then nothing until the disc at hand, 2023's Antwerp. Not that Bishop has avoided the recording studio. He is, as a sideman, in fact quite prolific, sitting in on Hal Galper's string of rubato-style piano trio sets--one example: Trip the Light Fantastic (Origin Records, 2011), review here, ...

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“Le piano inspiré de Bram, ça vous remue profond" "Bram's inspired pianoplaying, touches you deeply" LeSoir

"Weijters' grace and drive, his nuanced and inexorable piano solo singing to the heavens.” All about Jazz

"There is little enough pure beauty in the world. This album adds to it without succumbing to shark-jumping cuteness." Oregon Music News

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Antwerp

Origin Records
2023

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Urban Nightingale

Origin Records
2012

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URBAN NIGHTINGALE

Origin Records
2012

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IMAGINARY SKETCHES

Origin Records
2011

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Rücksichtslos

From: Antwerp
By Bram Weijters

Residue

From: Urban Nightingale
By Bram Weijters

What Did I Say?

From: Trio Plus Strings (and a...
By Bram Weijters

Another Dark Ballad

From: Bram Weijters Quintet
By Bram Weijters

What's Wrong

From: Live at Studio Toots
By Bram Weijters

Flow

From: A Late Night In Banff
By Bram Weijters

Little F

From: Live at The Club
By Bram Weijters

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