Jazz'halo

Welcome

There is more jazz than Jazz’halo and there is Jazz’halo because there is never enough jazz. Jazz musicians and jazz lovers are explorers, looking for ‘things to happen’ but we do not always know where and when it happens. May this site guide you and us in our pursuit.


photos © Jacky Lepage

Jazz’halo.be wants to let the light shine on interesting concerts, projects and albums for which there is no space in the newspapers and weeklies. Completeness is not our ambition and we depend on the information supplied to us by the clubs, musicians, organizers and by you. All contributions are welcomed and we will select the most interesting news for publication.
We choose English as the basic language for Jazz’halo.be but contributions in Dutch, French and German will be published as such.
Jazz’halo stands for contemporary, adventurous, new, boundless. Have a look at the Archives section and you will understand.
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About
The CD label
The 25 albums so far produced by Jazz’halo.

The Musician’s files
Biographical notes on jazz people who don’t have a personal website. The others are listed in the Links section.

The Calendar
Lists mainly concerts in Belgium and will never be complete but we want to support initiatives that deserve attention.

The Archives
Jazz’halo was launched in 1997 with a lot of ambition and a good sponsor who made it possible to start up the print magazine, the CD label, the website and the Jazz’halo Music Days. The first Jazz’halo Music Days in November 1997 featured bass player Cameron Brown and his band ‘The Hear and Know’ with Sheila Jordan, the Joe Fonda Trio, the Gerry Hemingway Quartet and Belgian jazz bands such as the Peter Hertmans Quartet and the Phil Abraham Quartet. The following years we brought a whole range of interesting musicians on the Belgian stages such as Joëlle Léandre, Beñat Achiary, Greg Marvin, Raúl Barboza, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Vinny Golia and many others. More about the past in the Archives section.


Jos Demol & Emile Clemens

Jos Demol & Emile Clemens

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Trinkhallentour: Treffpunkt Duisburg, Zigarrenhaus Gerhardt am 29.7.2016

Trinkhallentour: Duisburg, Zigarrenhaus Gerhardt am 29.7.2016

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Thomas Chapin ... gone too soon!

Thomas Chapin ... gone too soon!

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Trinkhallentour 2016: Tatort Kiosk 45, Dickwall 84 in Mülheim an der Ruhr am 25.7.2016

Trinkhallentour 25.7.2016

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Gent Jazz: concertdag 8 juli 2016

Gent Jazz: concertdag 8 juli 2016

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Gent Jazz: concertdag 7 juli 2016

Gent Jazz: concertdag 7 juli 2016

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Brosella 2016: "folk" ou "jazz"?

Brosella 2016: "folk" ou "jazz"?

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W.E.R.F.-LABELNIGHT, het feest van de Belgische Jazz!!!

W.E.R.F.-LABELNIGHT op 8 oktober 2016, het feest van de Belgische Jazz!!!

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Paolo Fresu: de Comblain à Brosella.

Paolo Fresu: de Comblain à Brosella.

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Midnight Special in der Black Box (cuba, Münster), 1. Juli 2016

Midnight Special in der Black Box (cuba, Münster), 1. Juli 2016

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27Bflat: gastvrijheid en muziek van kwaliteit

27Bflat: gastvrijheid en muziek van kwaliteit

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skordatura punkjazz ensemble

skordatura punkjazz ensemble, een gesprek

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Javier Girotto – interview with the saxophonist from Cordoba (Argentina) who lives in Italy

Javier Girotto – interview with the saxophonist from Cordoba (Argentina)

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SO WHAT? - gratis concerten 'jazz & beyond' op zomerse vrijdagen in Vrijstaat O

SO WHAT? - gratis concerten 'jazz & beyond' op zomerse vrijdagen in Vrijstaat O

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JAZZ MIDDELHEIM 2016 - Jazz Middelheim: une affiche équilibrée

Jazz Middelheim: une affiche équilibrée

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Gaspar Claus et Pedro Soler : duel « Al Viento » guitare et violoncelle

Gaspar Claus et Pedro Soler : duel « Al Viento »

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Special thanks to our photographers:

Henning Bolte
Cedric Craps
Christian Deblanc

Koen Deleu
Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther
Anne Fishburn
Robert Hansenne
Stefe Jiroflée
Jos L. Knaepen
Jacky Lepage
Nina Contini Melis
Arnold Reyngoudt
Willy Schuyten

Frank Tafuri
Jean-Pierre Tillaert
Guy Van de Poel
Cees van de Ven
Marie-Anne Ver Eecke

Jan Vernieuwe

and to our writers:

Henning Bolte
Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther
Paul Godderis
Jean-Pierre Goffin
Claude Loxhay
Herman te Loo
Iwein Van Malderen