December is just around the corner! This happy month, Aka Moon releases their brand new trio album, NOW , in Belgium & France. After several recorded collaborations with guest musicians, this trio album is a true return to the roots for these three excellent musicians. Ever since their initial journey through Central Africa accompanied by the Aka Pygmies, the integration of Oriental, African and Indian rhythms gives the band its unique sound which has evolved throughout the y
Since Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen kept resident in Muziekcentrum De Bijloke (Ghent) and was looking for a new collaboration, the choice for brand new city composer Fulco Ottervanger was evident. The composer & pianist of De Beren Gieren wrote a new musical piece called 'The Isle of Life', which is an answer to ‘The Isle of Death’ by Rachmaninov. The composition will be performed by Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen - obviously - together with his jazz trio De Beren Gieren.
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After an incredible 25th birthday concert at Festival des Libertés (Brussels) last month, with musical guests from all over the world, Aka Moon now releases a music box, Constellation Box (Outhere Music), which collects 19 characteristic albums from the past and one album, called Light Ship Trio, with never-heard & -published musical records.
And if that's not enough, Aka Moon will also present its new trio album 'NOW' in December - January at the same label. The integratio
This Sunday, Teun Verbruggen and Jozef Dumoulin reunite with Japanese legend Keiji Haino for their HAINO/DUMOULIN/VERBRUGGEN project once more. They’ll play an exciting set with this multi instrumentalist during the Sonic City Festival in Kortrijk (1 pm). Keiji Haino is the Japanese cult musician of the moment. With a track record of more than 40 years, Haino has mastered himself in a multitude of musical genres as diverse as rock, improvised music, noise, psychedelic and min