Stéphane Mercier “Mixology”

Stéphane Mercier & Belgian All Stars The famous Belgian jazz saxophonist and composer Stéphane Mercier brought together most of his partners in duos for his studio recording “Duology”, mixing and matching them for its live version. This group of exceptional individuals allows both duos and a big band, unusual combinations of instruments, styles and strong […]

Nabou “You know”

Thanks to their original line-up of trombone, electric guitar, double bass and drums, N∆BOU is a breath of fresh air on the Belgian jazz scene. On the trombone, band leader and composer Nabou Claerhout is looking for a sound all her own: by means of all sorts of effects, she creates a dreamy musical framework […]

Jazzpresso Ristretto IX

Illustrations in coffee and Indian ink In our culture of screens and other priorities, Herbert Celis (Herb Cells) had not set hands on actual illustration equipment, i.e. watercolour paper, pen and ink (except coffee, which he drinks endlessly) since 2015. He has now resumed this practice, using coffee and India ink on paper rather than […]

Fergus McCreadie Trio + Brian Molley Quartet

Fergus McCreadie Trio With his second album, ‘Cairn’, Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie continues to excite listeners across the UK and Europe. A phenomenal technician, McCreadie has developed a deeply personal style that captures Scotland’s musical traditions and landscapes while honouring his American and Nordic influences. His trio has developed into a formidable, superbly cohesive unit. […]

Fabrice Alleman ‘Spirit one’ Clarity

‘Clarity’ is a project freely inspired by the sound world of Chet Baker, this one having deeply marked our well known saxophonist. The result? A series of compositions, terribly melodic written in this spirit. With Jean-Louis Rassinfosse on double bass and Nicola Andrioli on piano, Fabrice Alleman takes us into a world of melodies that […]

Eliott Knuets 5tet

This 18 year old Belgian guitarist started playing guitar at the age of 6. Initially immersed in the musical world of rock, he quickly developed a passion for jazz. He trained with Peter Hertmans and Bert Cools. When he was only 16 years old, he had the great fortune to jam with Wynton Marsalis during […]

Jazz Station Big Band

The Jazz Station Big Band is the house band of the famous jazz club in Brussels, the Jazz Station. The JSBB was created in 2006 and is composed by 14 great soloists among which are its own arrangers.The peculiar aspect of this big band resides in the fact that there is a guitarist in the […]

Swing Party

Have you always dreamed of dancing to the music you love? Did you know that as soon as man started playing jazz, he also started dancing it? At the Jazz Station, since October, every first Friday of the month, the ‘TAKE THE ‘’E’’ TRAIN’ evenings are now held, organized in collaboration with Easy Swing! Swing […]

Trio Grande

“Impertinence “ – Igloo Records A stream of music is coming your way to be shared with friends : the River Jazz Festival features 14 concerts, an exhibition and the River Jazz Night linking three Brussels venues that have close associations with the ‘blue note’ : the Marni, the Jazz Station and the Senghor. Artists from Brussels, […]

Marco Mezquida Piano Solo

There is consensus among the press, programmers, audiences in pointing to Marco Mezquida as one of the brightest and most promising appearances on the peninsula’s music scene in decades. Born in Menorca in 1987, he graduated from ESMUC in Barcelona in 2009 and since then has recorded twenty albums leading his own projects and 40 […]

History of Jazz

For this edition, Jean-Pol Schroeder continues his portraits of jazz men and women who have marked their era. New for this season: he will be accompanied by Jacques Onan. The two specialists will take turns giving the lectures. Attending the lectures on the History of Jazz is to listen to anecdotes about world-famous musicians, but […]

Margaux Vranken “Songbook”

Like her earlier album “Purpose”, “Songbook” is a collection of moods, emotions and musical surprises with plenty of finesse and sophistication. A new album by the Belgian pianist and composer Margaux Vranken, surrounded by international artists whose work she admires : Fil Caporali (Brazil), Daniel Jonkers (Netherlands), Tom Bourgeois (France) and Lior Tzemach (Israel). Singer Aneta […]