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Jozef Dumoulin & Lidbloj: Live in Neerpelt

Read "Live in Neerpelt" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Belgian keyboardist Jozef Dumoulin incorporates some oddball and magical innuendoes with his Fender Rhodes and electronics implementations, and is an inventive improviser who comingles a flock of emotive voicings into his work. On this outing he leads an international outfit, featuring Clean Feed Records artist Lynn Cassiers who harmonizes with the instrumentalists via her angelic vocals, ...

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Erik Bogaerts

Studied with John Ruocco, Ben Sluijs and Jeroen Van Herzeele, graduated 2008 won the young jazz talent Ghent award in 2009 recorded his first album at DEWERF records in 2012 with the band 'banjax', osa recorded the album 'Vekk' with Alexi Tuomarila in 2014 recorded two albums with the band 'Llop': Lampke and J, Imp recorded with the band Les Chroniques De L'Inutile, 2016 (El Negocito Records) recorded with the band Mephiti, 2017 (El Negocito Records) Gave masterclass at dance company ROSAS for the creation ' A Love Supreme' by Salva Sanchis and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker played with theater company tGSTAN (OOGST)

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Lotz Of Music: Live At JazzCase

Read "Live At JazzCase" reviewed by Troy Dostert

With an upbringing that involved living in Thailand, Germany and Uganda, it was perhaps inevitable that flautist Mark Alban Lotz would take a global approach to his craft as a musician. His substantial recorded output (over a dozen releases to his name, to date) bears ample witness to his restless quest for new forms of expression, ...

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Mephiti: Mephiti

Read "Mephiti" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Belgian alto saxophonist Erik Bogaerts leads Mephiti, a strings-heavy band with a light touch. The strings are Ruben Machtelinckx (electric guitar), Bert Cools (acoustic/electric guitar, electric guitar, and synthesizer), Indrė Jurgelevičiūtė ( kanklės: Lithuanian plucked box zither) and Brice Soniano (double bass). Stijn Cools completes the group on drums.

“Shilly" opens the album with ...

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Duo Periculoso: Non é Prohibito

Read "Non é Prohibito" reviewed by Ian Patterson

The collaboration between violinist Gunda Gottschalk and bassist Peter Jacquemyn dates back to 1995, with the duo expanding to a trio in the live arena with the addition of accordionist Ute Völker. Non é Prohibito (el NEGOCITO Records, 2017) is only the duo's second recording and comes eighteen years after E Pericoloso Sporgersi (Valve Records, 1999). ...

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Charles Gayle/Giovani Barcella/Manolo Cabras: Live In Belgium

Read "Live In Belgium" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Picking up any recording by the saxophonist (sometimes pianist) Charles Gayle always reminds me of the quote by actress Bette Davis' from the the film All About Eve (1950). After downing her martini in one gulp, Davis walks away, turns, and announces “fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride." Not bumpy as in ...

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g a b b r o: g a b b r o

Read "g a b b r o" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Have you ever considered your dog's paws? Whenever a baritone saxophone, or tuba for that matter, is introduced into an improvising scene, I think about my dog's forepaws. While you have hands with fingers designed for intricate work attached to your arms, a dog has these blunt clubs. I always considered the baritone saxophone to be ...

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Manolo Cabras Quartet: Melys in Diotta

Read "Melys in Diotta" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Di Manolo Cabras, contrabbassista cagliaritano dalle eccellenti frequentazioni -Enrico Rava, Paolo Fresu, Toots Thielemans, Marshall Allen, Mark Murphy, Eric Vermeulen -e da oltre un decennio presenza attiva della vivace scena belga, avevamo apprezzato le qualità di ispirato leader nonché di ottimo solista nell'album di debutto I Wouldn't Be Sure registrato con il gruppo Basic Borg. Sempre ...

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Karl Van Deun & Ruben Machtelinckx: Shapes

Read "Shapes" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Young Belgian guitarist Ruben Machtelinckx has already had an active recording career, especially with his quartet and the duo Linus. His recordings have become progressively more acoustic and ever more freely improvised. Guitarist Karl Van Deun was Ruben's teacher at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. His performing career has been sidelined by hearing problems, but he ...

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Karl Van Deun & Ruben Machtelinckx: Shapes

Read "Shapes" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

In spite of his young age, Belgian guitarist Ruben Machtelinckx has already traversed a wide spectrum of musical expressions, and yet, while the textures are different, his records share a certain lyrical sensibility and the quality of dwelling in the moment.

On Shapes, Machtelinckx joins his former teacher Karl Van Deun to play ...