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Jazz In Brussels

Jazz In Brussels and Belgium

Chet Baker at Brussels Jazz ClubmapofbelgiumWhen I arrived in late nineteen eighty-nine Brussels was a truly dynamic scene. In fact, I thought I had died and gone to a jazz heaven. The amazing 'Jazz Rally'.  'Brussels Jazz Club' one of the most beautifully appointed jazz clubs in the world located on the Grand Place. Overlooking the Place Fernand Coq the wonderful "Bierodrome'. 'Preservation Hall' home of traditional jazz,  and much, more. A jazz scene where international names performed on a regular basis and who would drop in on a session and blow. A number of jazz luminaries made their home in Brussels including the late Mal Waldron.

Though Brussels is central, also included is material from other cities and regions of Belgium.

Over the years I have accumulated an  archive of jazz related material. This site celebrates former days and more recent times.  If you feel inclined to contribute just register and upload your: Photographs. Videos (including YouTube links) Press cuttings. Audio files. In fact any related and uploadable items. 

Feedback and comments are most welcome.

 
Félix Simtaine

Félix Simtaine He discovered music during his childhood. He began by trying his hand at the trombone, a discipline that he quickly abandoned for the drums. Self-taught, he began an amateur career...

Jazz In Brussels - Clubs

Jazz In Brussels - Clubs Brussels Jazz Club Located on the Grand Place in the heart of Brussels this venue combined a beautiful location with a very stylish interior. Many famous names and...

René Thomas

René Thomas René Thomas (Liège, February 25, 1926 - Santander (Spain), January 3, 1975) was a Belgian jazz guitarist. Although little known to the general public, he enjoyed a strong live...

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Jazz In Brussels - Print

Jazz In Brussels - Print Jazz Streets Jazz Streets September 1990   Jazz Streets   A remarkable monthly magazine and 'What's On' that ran from the eighties...

Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 1930-1940

19th Century | 1900-1918 | 1918-1930 | 1930-1940 | 1940-1960 | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990 Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 1930-1940   1930-1940 At the end...

19th Century | 1900-1918 | 1918-1930 | 1930-1940 | 1940-1960 | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990 Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 1980s     The 1980s At the...

Jazz In Brussels

Jazz In Brussels and Belgium When I arrived in late nineteen eighty-nine Brussels was a truly dynamic scene. In fact, I thought I had died and gone to a jazz heaven. The amazing 'Jazz Rally'. ...

Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 1990-

19th Century | 1900-1918 | 1918-1930 | 1930-1940 | 1940-1960 | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990 Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 1990- BJO   Belgium has yielded a...

Jazz In Brussels - Bands

Jazz In Brussels - Bands   Herman Sandy QuintetConcert au Théâtre Patria, rue du Marais à Bruxelles, le 20 décembre 1957 – De gauche à droite: WillyAlbimoor (p), Roger Asselberghs...

Jacques Pelzer

Jacques Pelzer Jacques Pelzer was a saxophonist (alto and, more rarely, soprano) and Belgian jazz flautist born June 24, 1924 in Liège and died August 6, 1994 in the same city. He is the...

Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium. 19th. Century

19th Century | 1900-1918 | 1918-1930 | 1930-1940 | 1940-1960 | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990 Jazz In Brussels - History Of Jazz In Belgium 19th century Jean Moeremans was one of...

Sadi

Sadi Sadi (real name, Pol Sadi Lallemand) was a Belgian jazz musician, born in Andenne on October 23, 1927 and died in Huy on February 20, 2009. Sometimes nicknamed "Fats" Sadi, he was fond...

Jazz In Brusssels - Clubs - Page 2

Jazz In Brussels - Clubs - Page 2   Marcus Mingus  Opened by Alan and Sally, French and English respectively. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac adjacent to the 'Jeanneke Piss' was an...

Paul Dubois

Paul Dubois Paul Dubois (January 24, 1924 - September 1, 2016 was a Belgian jazz musician. He played double bass and was a singer in mainstream jazz. Dubois was self-taught as a bass...

Music (1924–1939): A History of Belgium’s First Jazz Journal

Music (1924–1939): A History of Belgium’s First Jazz Journal Matthias Heyman Introduction Peter De Greef’s jazzy covers helped transform Music into a specialized jazz magazine by...

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