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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.

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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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Bedankt Silvère!!!

Bedankt Silvère!!!

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Rik Bevernage, quotes ...

Rik Bevernage, quotes ...
Foto © Cees van de Ven

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Duo Tutu Puoane/Ewout Pierreux, C-Mine Genk, 15/8/2018

Tutu Puoane/Ewout Pierreux, C-Mine Genk, 15/8/2018 © Jean Schoubs

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GAUME JAZZ: les 10, 11 et 12 août 2018

GAUME JAZZ: les 10, 11 et 12 août 2018

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3e Basklarinet Festijn - najaar 2018

3e Basklarinet Festijn - najaar 2018

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Marni Jazz Festival, 5 tot 15 september 2018 in Theater Marni (Brussel)

Marni Jazz Festival, 5 tot 15 september 2018

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Jazz Middelheim, dimanche 12 août 2018

Jazz Middelheim, dimanche 12 août 2018

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Amants de Lulu und Jan Prax 4tet im Hofgarten

Amants de Lulu und Jan Prax 4tet im Hofgarten

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September Jazz 2018

September Jazz 2018: topaffiche!
foto © Sylvain Gripoix

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SUMMER BUMMER FESTIVAL 2018

SUMMER BUMMER FESTIVAL 2018

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Gouvy Jazz festival 2018 thru' Hugo Lefèvre's lens

Gouvy Jazz festival 2018 thru' Hugo Lefèvre's lens

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Sylvain Rifflet: vier maal op Middelheim

Sylvain Rifflet: vier maal op Middelheim

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Gouvy Jazz festival 2018 thru' Jean Schoubs's lens

Gouvy Jazz festival 2018 thru' Jean Schoubs's lens

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Dinant Jazz 2018: een fotoverslag

door de ogen van Cindy De Kuyper en Serge Braem

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Artists’ centre Walter opens September 7th, 2018

Artists’ centre Walter opens September 7th, 2018

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The sound of the summer - deel 3

The sound of the summer - deel 3

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Dinant Jazz 2018

Dinant Jazz, 27 juillet 2018

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Trio akk:zent: „Rockschock“

Trio akk:zent „Rockschock“ in der Kolvenburg (Billerbeck), 28-7-2018

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Jazz in ’t Park 2018

Van 6 tot en met 9 september 2018

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Het attractief alternatief van Michel Mast en Peter Vandenberghe

Het attractief alternatief van Michel Mast en Peter Vandenberghe
Foto © Anders Vranken

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Mââk KOJO brengt Vodun trance uit Benin naar België

Mââk KOJO brengt Vodun trance uit Benin naar België

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Fundament: een gewaagde, maar geslaagde openingsact!

Fundament, gewaagde, maar geslaagde openingsact!

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Brad Mehldau Trio toont zich onweerstaanbaar op Gent Jazz!

Brad Mehldau Trio toont zich onweerstaanbaar op Gent Jazz!

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GENT JAZZ 2018 - DAY 1

Gent Jazz 2018 - day 1
as seen by our photographer ©yndi

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Helge Lien: Ik houd van interactie en verrassingen

Helge Lien: Ik houd van interactie en verrassingen
foto © CF Wesenberg

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Matteo Pastorino en tournée

Matteo Pastorino en tournée

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Ben Sluijs solo

Ben Sluijs solo: Ik accepteer de evolutie

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Jazz Brugge 2018

Jazz Brugge 2018

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our partners:

Clemens Communications


Silvère Mansis
(10.9.1944 - 22.4.2018)
foto © Dirck Brysse


Rik Bevernage
(19.4.1954 - 6.3.2018)
foto © Stefe Jiroflée

VKH Torhout

 

Special thanks to our photographers:

Annie Boedt
Klaas Boelen
Henning Bolte

Serge Braem
Cedric Craps
Christian Deblanc
Cindy De Kuyper

Koen Deleu
Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther
Anne Fishburn
Robert Hansenne
Stefe Jiroflée
Jos L. Knaepen
Hugo Lefèvre

Jacky Lepage
Olivier Lestoquoit
Eric Malfait
Nina Contini Melis
Arnold Reyngoudt
Willy Schuyten

Frank Tafuri
Jean-Pierre Tillaert
Tom Vanbesien
Jef Vandebroek
Geert Vandepoele
Guy Van de Poel
Cees van de Ven
Donata van de Ven
Harry van Kesteren
Geert Vanoverschelde
Roger Vantilt
Patrick Van Vlerken
Marie-Anne Ver Eecke

Jan Vernieuwe
Anders Vranken


and to our writers:

Robin Arends
Marleen Arnouts
Henning Bolte
Danny De Bock
Ferdinand Dupuis-Panther
Paul Godderis
Jean-Pierre Goffin
Bernard Lefèvre
Claude Loxhay
Etienne Payen
Herman te Loo
Georges Tonla Briquet
Iwein Van Malderen