DOORS - 7 pm    CONCERT START Fri, Sat - 9pm  / Other days - 8.30pm

 

Please note that the reserved seats will be liberated 15 minutes before the official start of the concert.

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AUGUST

16.08 TO 20.08

LOOS-WUYTS-DELTENRE

JAZZ STANDARDS

 

Natacha Wuyts (vocals), Charles Loos (piano), Patrick Deltenre( guitar)

 

The Duo Wuyts-Loos have been together since 2011. Here, they will be joined by the brilliant guitarist, Patrick Deltenre, multiplying the possibilities of rhythmic and harmonic interaction, and creating a mutual and constant sense of wonder between these three musicians.

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TICKET : 7.50-10€

 

 

 

 

 

23.08 TO 27.08

BUSTER & THE SWING

SWING JAZZ FROM THE  40-50IES

 

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 tradition of the repertoire and the new look of non-stop reinvention. One of the best bands of the kind for decades. Their new CD, and concert programme, is made of refined crafted arrangements of some of the best standards of jazz.

 

TICKET : 7.50-10€

 

 

 

 

29.08 TO 01.09

FLC

CUBAN JAZZ

 

Fred Lebeer (vocals, piano), Michel Paré (trumpet),Thomas Mayade (trumpet),Quinten (trombone),Edouard Wallyn (trombone), Juan Carlos Rosquete (sax), Leonid Muñoz Hernandez (percussion), Wim Eggermont (drums), Christoph Jung (bass), Albert Villa (guitar).

 

"Fred Lebeer collective" is a party jazz band, a live orchestra that makes you dance and shoots some heavy jazz solo's at you. With Intelligent lyrics, catchy backings ,chorusses, and deep roots into jazz, FLC brings you around the world, from africa over the caribbean to the united states and the old continent.

 Be ready to have fun !

 

TICKET : 7.50-10€

 

SEPTEMBER

FRI 02.09

JUNG-PRINS-CASTELLUCCI

TRIBUTE TO JIMMY SMITH & WES MONTGOMERY

 

Jean-Yves Jung  (hammond organ),Jeanfrançois Prins  (guitar), Bruno Castellucci  (drums)

 

Jean-Yves Jung, Parisian organist is among many other projects a long-time member of Gipsy guitar great Birelli Lagrene's quartet. Jean-Yves and Belgium's most international guitarist Jeanfrançois Prins met in Berlin where they performed together in 2014 at the EUNIC Jazz Festival. For their second performance together at the Music Village, they decided to pay an energetic and inventive tribute to two masters of Hardbop, this jazz style from the 60's, full of Blues and Soul: Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery. With the amazing Bruno Castellucci on drums, they will share a repertoire full of groove, swinging melodies, and where virtuosity never overshadows their sense of humor, lyricism and interaction.

 

TICKET : 18€ / 20€

 

 

 

 

SAT 03.09

THE NEW ORLEANS TRAIN JAZZ BAND

& SPECIAL GUEST WOLFGANG FRIEDRICH

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ

 

Lajos Van Peteghem (trombone), Guido Ros (piano), Danny Verleyen (sax), Arnold De Schepper (bass) Bart Robbrecht (banjo), Koen Van Peteghem (drums) en Jean-Pierre Severens (trumpet) and special guest Wolfgang Friedrich (clarinet)

 

The Music Village welcomes a prominent JazzBand, active with success for more than 30 years, and dedicated to Old Style Jazz. Fidelity to the New Orleans jazz language, added to their impetuous style and stage presence, this joyful band has been seen on most of the jazz places in Belgium and Northern Europe. And has represented our country in many international events. Ambiance and souvenir of the so-called  “good old jazz”…

 

TICKET : 16 / 18€

 

 

 

 

WED 07.09

ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE

JAZZ BACK TO THE ROOTS

 

Creo Cristoria(sax),Seppe De Bleser (sax),Nina Kortekaas (piano),

Emanuel Van Mieghem - (bass),Simon Plancke (drums)

 

This band will pay homage to one of the greatest jazz drummers of all time: ART BLAKEY. They will play only compositions he played in his most famous band: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.

 

TICKET : 7.50 / 10€

 

 

 

 

THUR 08.09

TANGO JAZZ QUARTET

TANGO JAZZ ARGENTINIAN BAND

 

Gustavo Firmenich (tenor sax & clarinet, lead), Gustavo Corrado (piano), Federico Hilal (bass), Alejandro Beelmann (drums)

 

The band mixes the melodic and rhythmic patterns of Tango with the harmonies and improvisation of Jazz. This results in a new concept of our music. This new approach to Tango and Jazz has received an enthusiastic reaction both in Argentina as well as internationally. Over the last few years, the band has managed to establish itself on the international music scene.

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TICKET : 12€ / 14 €

 

 

 

 

FRI 09.09

GREG HOUBEN 4TET

TOP JAZZ STANDARDS

 

Greg Houben (trumpet,vocals), Ivan Paduart (Piano), Sal La Rocca (Bass), Matthias De Waele (Drums)

 

Gregory Houben is currently becoming more and more active on the Belgian jazz scene, and has already become one of the most interesting jazzcat of his generation, making of each of his appearances a very special moment of music. His heroes are definitely the great trumpet players of the fifties and sixties, Miles Davis, Kenny DORHAM, etc. He loves a post bop or cool style that he occasionally combines with a soft-tone voice, singing jazz standards and Brazilian tunes with a tone reminding of Chet Baker. Book early…

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TICKET : 18€ / 20€

TUES 13.09

“PROHIBITION CABARET NIGHT "

 

A night dedicated to some old-fashioned pleasures : new refined whiskies flavours, delicate smell of new famous cigars and renewed Cabaret Burlesque Show. A perfect and friendly private way of meeting, talking, sharing, dancing...a few hours far away from our bustling life, an escapade in the 30ies.  For deserving guests… only on private reservation through our website (cigars smoking allowed…indeed) Fingerfood, quick cocktails shots,..

In partnership with famous Liquors & Cigars Specialist (our neighbour in the street) la Tête d’Or, a reference in taste and choice. And with the lovely support of the Micro Follies Comedians.

 

Door : 8pm.

Dress code recommended : 30ies…old fashioned and elegant.

25€ pp, Show, welcome cocktail and fingerfood included.

ONLY ON PREPAID RESERVATION

SAT 10.09

TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA

BLUE EYE FOR EVER…

 

Jean Van Lint (vocals), Peter Verhas (sax), Stijn Wauters (piano), Stefan Willems (bass), Paul Bourdiaudhy (drums)

 

Frank Sinatra : “The Voice”, “Ol' Blue Eyes”, “The sultan of Swoon”, “The Chairman of the board”... One of the most influent « entertainer » of the 20th century who was respected and beloved by most jazzmen. “The Lady Is A Tramp”, “Strangers In The Night”, “MyWay”, “Fly Me To The Moon”… With respect and a wonderful sense of swing, Jean Van Lint is the only one in Belgium to do justice to Sinatra without Falling into the «Sinatra cliché ». Pleasure only. And romance. Book early….

 

TICKET : 16 / 18€

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WED 14.09

ROUND ABOUT QUINTET

JAZZ BACK TO THE ROOTS

The music of Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver

 

Creo Cristoria (sax), Seppe De Bleser (sax), Nina Kortekaas (piano), Emanuel Van Mieghem  (bass),Simon Plancke (drums)

 

These two big giants of Jazz have always been an inspiration for generations of musicians and artists who can easily catch something extremely personal and strong in the meaningfulness of their music. Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver have indeed always dedicated their whole life to Jazz, spiritually speaking. Aside from fame, they always looked at the great potential of jazz to uplift man’s soul, mind and body. Following this pathway, they wrote some of the most iconic and forward-looking pages of Jazz, gratifying the listeners of all ages and times. This is a tribute to the timeless legacy they left us.

 

TICKET :7,50€ / 10€

 

 

 

 

THUR 15.09

JACQUES STOTZEM SOLO

ACOUSTIC FINGERSTYLE GUITAR

 

In the acoustic guitar world today, Belgian Jacques Stotzem is one of the top « fingerstyle » guitarists. German acoustic guitar magazine «Akustik Gitarre» has likened Stotzem to artists such as Paco De Lucia, Neil Young and Keb’ Mo’. His unique and highly refined playing style combines a well-developed melodic sense with a rare dynamic approach to the instrument that speaks directly to the listener. Jacques Stotzem has become a regular guest at European and American festivals and is often invited for tours in Japan, China or Taiwan. Since 2006, the famous American guitar company « Martin Guitar », produces an « OMC Jacques Stotzem Custom Signature Model », a dream and a consecration for every guitar player ! Book early.

«What he plays is pure music. As an instrument he uses the guitar, which he knows very, very well.» Larry Coryell

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TICKET : 13 / 15€

 

 

 

 

FRI 16.09

RONY VERBIEST

& THE JOHAN CLEMENT TRIO

SWINGING JAZZ STANDARD REPERTOIRE

 

Rony Verbiest  (accordion), Johan Clement (piano), Bart de Nolf (bass), Luc Vanden Bosch (drums)

 

Ronny Verbiest started playing the accordion at the age of 6, learning from his father, himself a well known accordion player. At the age of 14 he studies saxophone and percussion. He receives a First Prize for saxophone at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Jazz catches the interest of this multifaced musician, and he progressively developed his own jazz voice on the accordion. He enriches traditional musette with jazz elements, classical music, folk music, and also the Argentinian tango. With his peers Richard GALLIANO and Marcel AZZOLA, Rony VERBIEST is one of the new voices on the instrument. In the company of swinging trio of Mr Johan Clement…

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TICEKT : 16 / 18€

 

 

 

 

SAT 17.09

JAZZY STRINGS QUINTET

TOP GYPSY JAZZ

 

Alexandre Cavaliere (violin), René Desmaele (trumpet), Fred Guédon (rhythmic guitar), Mario Cavaliere (solo guitar), Alexandre Furnelle (bass)

 

A famous group of “strings only” jazz musicians (including the father-and-son Cavaliere duet…) dedicated to the music of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grapelli. Since 1982, a must in dozens of Festivals. In addition to the eternal Django-Grapelli, repertoire, they will play the most exciting jazz repertoire. Joyful, brilliant and virtuoso music pleasure.

 

TICKET : 16 / 18€

WED 21.09

GALOP

JAZZ BACK TO THE ROOTS

 

Alan Van Rompuy (piano), Emanuel Van Mieghem (baSs), Olivier Penu (drums)

 

GALOP is a Brussels jazz band. They combine traditional standards with a contemporary vision and are focusing on the material of jazz legend Thelonious Monk .

 

TICKET :  7,50€ / 10€

 

 

 

 

THUR 22.09

CHARLES LOOS -

THIBAUT DILLE DUO

TOP BELGIAN JAZZ

 

Charles Loos (piano), Thibaut Dille (accordion)

 

Two generations of jazz cats with unique reputation. They knew each other only by reputation until this last summer when they had the opportunity to work together. They discovered a beautiful musical connection and are very excited to present this new duet at the Music Village in a programme of standards and compositions. A Première. Pure music pleasure guaranteed…

 

TICKET : 12 / 14€

 

 

 

 

FRI 23.09

THE SWING DEALERS

THE SWING MACHINE

 

Vincent Mardens (tenor sax), Mimi Verderame (guitar), Jean Van Lint (bass), Jan de Haas (drums)

 

Swing and Soul for ever…Our famous « Swing Mousquetaires » back to the Village celebrating some eternal jazz values at their best : swing, pulse, improvisation, energy and joy. BeBop, HardBop, AfroCuban moods…Book early..!

 

TICKET :  16 / 18€

 

 

 

 

SAT 24.09

FÊTE DE LA FÉDÉRATION WALLONIE-BRUXELLES

 

MARGAUX VRANKEN TRIO

( 7.30 - 9.00)

 

Margaux Vranken (piano, vocals), Fil Caporali (double bass),Martin Méreau (drums)

 

Margaux Vranken is jazz pianist/singer from Brussels. She founded her project PINTO in 2012 and won the Audience Prize in the scope of the Brussels Jazz Marathon contest in 2014. After the recording of her first EP with PINTO (November 2015), Margaux started a new acoustic project in which she plays and sings the most famous jazz standards.

A young refreshing artist to be discovered!

 

CHRYSTEL WAUTIER & PHIL ABRAHAM QUARTET

(9.00-11.30)

 

Chrystel Wautier (vocals),Phil Abraham (trombone), Raph D Backer (piano), Boris Schmid (bass), Thomas Grimmonprez (drums)

 

Considered as one of the most promising artists of her generation, Chrystel Wauthier, initially influenced by the "Soul" and "R'n B" music, is now a confirmed jazz singer of excellence, and one of the few 100% Belgian  jazz voices. Invited by our « Mr Trombone », and supported by a top rhythmical section, she is back to the Village. For one of the best « Belgian jazz » performance.

 

FREE ENTRANCE

 

 

 

 

WED 28.09

SWINGALICIOUS BIG BAND

 JAZZ BACK TO THE ROOTS

 

Rob Spelberg(Leader, trombone and arrangements),Francesca Palamidessi (vocals), Antoine Colin (trumpet) Thomas Mayade (trumpet) Aristide d’Agostino (trumpet), Quinten de Craecker (trombone), Jesus Moreno Miras (trombone), Kenny Jeanny (woodwinds), Dieter  Vaganée (woodwinds), Filippo Bianchini (woodwinds), Duilio Ingrosso (woodwinds), Toon van Dionant (drums), ,Daniele Capucci ( bass) ,Mathieu de Wit (piano)

 

Swingalicious plays the music of the Thirties as it was back then: a hard swingin’ rhythm section, growling and wailing horns, and the wonderful, warm voice of singer Francesca Palamidessi.  This new Brussels big band brings you the city’s finest young jazz cats, paying tribute to the swing masters of the old days. Swingalicious takes you back to the days of Prohibition, the Cotton Club and the Swing Era!

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TICKET: 7.50 / 10€

 

 

 

 

 

THUR 29.09

LÉO & THE TIKIS

RYTHM & BLUES BEST COVERS

 

Léo Bailleul (Vocal), Simon Rigot (Piano), Flup K (Bass), Gianni Valastro (Guitar), Michel Zylbersztajn (Drums)

 

Léonor Bailleul aka Léo is a great young belgian singer and actress. She works for several theatres and companies and played in musicals such as « Cabaret » Currently she’s preparing her own solo album mixing pop, jazz and soul influences. With the TIKIS she sings some of the most popular rythm & blues and pop songs of the last decades. Hope to see you all movin’ and groovin’ with them !

 

TICKET : 12 / 14€

 

 

 

 

FRI 30.09

THE PHOENIX JAZZ BAND

NEW-ORLEANS , TRADITIONAL & SWING JAZZ

 

BrunoVan Acoleyen (trumpet, vocals) ,Peter Verhas (clarinet), Vincent Van Elferen (trombone,vocals)  Frederik Van Den Berghe(drums), Pol Brandes (bass), Toon De Groote (piano)

 

After many years and countless concerts the Phoenix Jazz Band is alive and kicking. It is made up of 6 excellent musicians whose expertise and skills will  insure an evening of feel good music. Their set is composed of ballads, blues, spirituals,  popular tunes that bring us back in the good old days.

 

TICKET : 16 / 18€

PARTNERS

Rue des Pierres 50 Steenstraat

1000 Brussels - BE

T : +32 513 13 45

E : booking@themusicvillage.com

CREDITS

Graphic & Web Design : Mathieu Huygens

Pictures : Maxence Martens

Hall of Fame Pictures : Michel Binstok