Music: Jazz, Blues & Soul

This year's Brussels Jazz Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording.Belgian synth-jazz wonder scores with fantastic debut album!AB Club9th March 2017, at 20:00.Tickets can be obtained via the website.
Roby Lakatos & Friends Fri 24th Feb
Roby Lakatos the King of Gypsy Violinists is back at the Music Village for another amazing set. Roby Lakatos is not only a scorching virtuoso, but a musician of extraordinary stylistic versatility. Equally comfortable performing classical music as he is playing jazz and in his own Hungarian folk idi...
L'Oiseau Lyre Sat 25th Feb
The repertory of L'Oiseau Lyre contains elements from the 30s to 50s, the gypsy swing, the musette, the songs, South American music and also their own work. The inspiration of the trio is based in the Django period.Fapy Lafertin brings colors from South America by playing the cavaquinho (Brazilian)...
Steps Tribe Fri 10th Mar
A tribute to Steps AheadJan De Haas (vibraphone), Fabrice Alleman (sax), Ivan Paduart (piano),Théo De Jong (bass), Bruno Catsellucci (drums) 35 years ago, Michael Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Don Grolnick, Eddie Gomez and Peter Erskine initiated an anthological adventure: STEPS AHEAD. With a un...
Gino Lattuca (trumpet), Johan Clement (piano), Bart de Nolf (bass), Luc Vanden Bosch (drums) One of our top Belgian jazz cats, « soft lips » Gino Lattuca in a repertoire of  famous pieces, created by Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Carlos Jobim… Shifting from one style to another but...
John Snauwaert (sax), Roni Ben-Hur (guitar), Marcos Varela (bass), Katrien Van Opstal (vocals) Together with a rising vocalist on the Belgian Jazz scene, the John Snauwaert New York Trio is looking for the « essence » of jazz ; swing jazz, stories, authenticity, dedication, love....
Phil Abraham 4tet Fri 31st Mar
Phil Abraham (trombone, vocals), Fabien Degryse (guitar), Sal La Rocca (bass), Thomas Grimmonprez (drums) One of the pillars of jazz in Belgium is back to the Village ! Mr Phil Abraham has taken part in more than fifty albums, won many prizes and has played with Michel PETRUCCIANI, Charles AZNA...
International jazz flautistAli Ryerson (flutes) USA, Johan Clement (piano), Bart de Nolf (bass), Luc Vanden Bosch (drums) Ali Ryerson has emerged as one of the most exciting and versatile flutists on the world scene today. She has performed with such diverse talents as Kenny Barron, Stepha...
Zsa Zsa Zsu Wed 15th Mar
Annelies Emmerechts (vocals), Marijke Hellemans (guitar & backings), Katja Maes (vibraphone), Ansje De Groef (bass, flute & backings), Annebelle Dewitte (drums) The five young ladies of Zsa Zsa Zsu present - one year after the release of the single ‘Golden Times’ - their...
Invitation to Swing Thu 16th Mar
A tribute to Cole Porter.Jean Van Lint (vocals), Vincent Mardens (sax), Dirk Van der Linden (piano), Bart De Nolf (bass) One of the most influential composers of the 20st century... more than 1200 songs... numerous hits like "Night and Day", "Begin the Beguine", "I Get a Kick Out of You","I've...
Buster & The Swing Sat 25th Mar
Marc Hérouet (piano, lead), Pierre Spataro (tenor sax, clarinet), René De Smaele (trumpet,bugle, vocals), Jean Van Lint (bass, vocals), Jean-Luc Van Lommel (drums) This group of passionate jazz lovers has developed through the years a very personal approach to the everlasting jazz, mixing the t...
Invitation to Swing Thu 30th Mar
Jean Van Lint (vocals), Vincent Mardens (sax), Dirk Van der Linden (guitar), Piet Verbiest (bass) The great depression... the prohibition... times marked by instability but also by a flourishing musical activity. Times in which songs and melodies were created and in which Jazz was founded. Song...
This year's Brussels Jazz Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording.Belgian jazz pianist presents his latest album!AB Theatre.28th March 2017, at 20:00.Tickets can be obtained via the website.
This year's Brussels Jazz Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording.Timeless soul/jazz winks to Curtis Mayfield and Roberta Flack.AB Club28th February 2017, at 20:00.Tickets can be obtained via the website.
This year's Brussels Jazz Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording.Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think!AB Main Hall18th March 2017, at 20:00.Tickets can be obtained via the website.
Jeanfrançois Prins (guitar, vocals),  Bart Denolf (bass), Bruno Castellucci (drums) & special guest: Jasper Soffers (piano, keyboards) Come and celebrate life with Jazz and Brazilian Music! Rio de Jazzeiro combines the joy and sensuality of Brazilian music with...
AdHd Thu 9th Mar
All based in Reykjavík, AdHd is a four-piece band that consists of four old friends and colleagues. Formed in 2008, the chemistry between the four players was immediate and the following year their debut album, self-titled adhd, won them stellar reviews, as well as “Jazz-album of the year” at t...
Genre: pop, alernative, bossa, new wave, chanson française, folkBossa Nova = Nouvelle Vague = New Wave. This transliteration was the starting point for Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux’s unique project, which, by appropriating the punk and post-punk cannon and running it through the Bos...
The Friends Fri 24th Mar
Hugh Kanza (vocals), Philippe Kanza (bass), Patrick Deltenre (guitar), Toto Poznantek (drums), Ewald Ebing (keys) Hugh Kanza has been a first call singer since his arrival in the Netherlands ten years ago. He has toured Europe extensively with many of the finest artists including Candy Dul...
AG/MS Quartet Wed 8th Mar
Arnaud Guichard (sax), Martin Salemi (piano ), Alex Gilson  (bass), Daniel Jonckers (drums) The AG/MS Quartet is a new collaboration between two emerging musicians on the Belgian jazz scene. The Quartet performs jazz standards of the great American songbook but also the musi...
Croque Manouche Wed 22nd Mar
Gypsy jazzBen Van Bortel (guitar), Daniel Van Espen (guitar), Angelito Calvo Pérez (trumpet), Jasper De Roeck (bass) Croque Manouche was founded by lead guitarist Ben Van Bortel and rhythm guitarist Daniel Van Espen in 2013. This young Gypsy Jazz band has grown since 2013. Now they pl...
Bizon Blues Jam Session Every Mon from Mon 13th Apr to Mon 27th Mar
Jam session every Monday starting at about 21:30. No cover charges.
John Mayall Sun 2nd Apr
For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, "The Godfather of British Blues."  At 82 he embarks on his latest tour.  Venue: Ancienne Belgique (Flex),  Anspachlaan 110 1000 Brussel.   Tickets: €31 available via th...
Jools Holland Sat 18th Mar
British blues and jazz musician Jools Holland last stop on mainland Europe as part of a year long tour.   Venue: Ancienne Belgique,  Anspachlaan 110 1000 Brussel.   Tickets: €31 available via the website.
This year's Brussels Jazz Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first jazz recording.Jazz talent from Luik in quartet for the first time!AB Club11th March 2017, at 20:00.Tickets can be obtained via the website.
Claudio Filippini Trio Mon 27th Feb
Claudio Filippini (piano), Daniele Cappucci (bass), Armando Luongo(drums) This new project, by three international artists, is an intersection of different personalities and cultural roots. A union of many musical languages, sharing a true love for music through a great interplay...
Mále Vráse Rebetiko Fri 24th Feb
Mále Vráse is a typical Greek slang which means upset, mess and bust up. Having in common the love for music from a very young age, and each one with a different musical background, the members of Mále Vráse mixed their influences and started their own music journey. Mále Vráse band sings Rebetiko,...
Lisa Werlinder (vocals), Jeanfrançois Prins (guitar),Bart Denolf (bass), Bruno Castellucci (drums) Swedish actress/vocalist Lisa Werlinder and Belgian jazz guitarist Jeanfrançois Prins have met in New York City a few years ago, and immediately discovered that they have two p...
Maxime Moyaerts Trio Wed 29th Mar
Tribute to Oscar PetersonMaxime Moyaerts (piano) Alex Gilson (bass) Armando Luongo (drums) Oscar Peterson may be the most popular pianist in the history of jazz. His exceptional skills and his power to entertain his audiences made him a beloved figure all over the world. During this very specia...
Jeremy Dumont Trio Thu 2nd Mar
Jeremy Dumont (piano), Victor Foulon (bass), Fabio Zamagni (drums) The Jeremy  Dumont Trio is moved by great musicians like Chick Corea, Brad Meldhau, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Avishai  Cohen and Robert Glasper. The result is a modern jazz, respectful of its tradition...
Elaine McKeown, vocals, Hinderik Leeuwe (trumpet, fluglehorn), Peter Verhas (Sax), Stijn Wauters (piano), Paul Bourdiaudhy (drums), Stefan Willems (Bass) The life and work of this Lady Singer will be highlighted chronologically through music and lyrics. A band dedicated to the everlasting mirac...
Dear Old Brussels Wed 1st Mar
Lucas Vanderputten (drums), Elias Schiva (sax), Yannick Jacquet(piano/vocals), Felix Heymans (bass/vocals) These four musicians from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels got together for one reason: to get back to the roots ! New-Orleans traditional tunes, old-school swing, pieces by songwriters...
Mr Mo Quintet Thu 23rd Mar
Mister Mo (vocals), Julien Gillain (piano), Branko Capla (bass), Arthur Hirtz (sax), Lucas Vanderputten (drums) Rediscover old timers tunes in a soul & jazz style, in a cool, relaxed and warm atmosphere. With songs of Nat King cole, Ray Charles, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra and many more.Where...

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