We're very excited to tell you that, this year, Fulco Ottervanger (De Beren Gieren) & Lander Gyselinck (LABtrio) are nominated for the MIA's (Music Industry Awards) in the category of 'Best Musician of 2017'. Both artists had a very lucrative year full of new projects. In February 2017, Lander for example released the new album 'Nature City' (Outhere Music) with LABtrio and in September 2017, Fulco Ottervanger presented 'Dug Out Skyscrapers' with his band De Beren Gieren to t
Last week, Maaike was invited to participate to "Jazz est LA ",an initiative by Panonica in Nantes to the occassion of the biannual conference BIS. With international colleagues coming from Estonia, Scotland, Sweden, Finland and France they discussed the mobility of European jazz musicians. On the second day, during an intense brainstorm, different bi- and multilateral exchange projects were drafted out. Another great step towards better export of Belgian jazz in the internat
We'd like to welcome you to LABtrio's very first concerts of the year! The unique piano trio LABtrio (Lander Gyselinck, Anneleen Boehme & Bram De Looze) released their new album 'Nature City' last February (Outhere Music), celebrating their 10th anniversary. This year, the triad continues to tour with this widely acclaimed album. First up: CC Diest (Tue. 16/1)! Then, later this week, the musicians will play a sold-out concert during the Brussels Jazz Festival at Flagey (Fri.
2017 was without a doubt a special year for Aubergine and the booming jazz scene in general: 10 years of Aubergine, 10 years of LABtrio, 25 years of Aka Moon & the 100th anniversary of jazz. 2018, however, will surely match it! It promises to be a punchy year, full of concerts, an album release and... a new project! We'll start the year with a bang! We made some major changes in our artist roster: TEUN VERBRUGGEN As many of you know, drummer Teun Verbruggen went off on an ama
This week, Maaike (founder of Aubergine Artist Management & Jazz Expert at Visit Brussels) will be attending the Winter Jazz Festival in New York. Wanna meet? She has a lot to talk about! Contact her by mail or at 0032 473 37 19 70