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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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Night Bird Song: The Incandescent Life of Thomas Chapin (special 2-DVD edition)

Night Bird Song: The Incandescent Life of Thomas Chapin (special 2 DVD edition)

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Mexican composer, saxophonist and writer Alain Derbez visits Belgium

Mexican composer, saxophonist and writer Alain Derbez visits Belgium

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Jazz à Verviers 2018

Jazz à Verviers 2018

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25 Jahre Jazz in ’t Park, Gent 6.9.2018

25 Jahre Jazz in ’t Park, Gent 6.9.2018
Foto © Stad Gent

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Stefan Bracaval Quartet Live

Stefan Bracaval Quartet Live

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Tord Gustavsen

Een gesprek met Tord Gustavsen
© Øyvind Hjelmen

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Bart Maris und Gäste, 5.9.2018

Bart Maris und Gäste, 5.9.2018

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Lisa Stick Septett im Bunker Ulmenwall, Bielefeld, 01. Sept. 2018

Lisa Stick Septett, Bunker Ulmenwall Bielefeld, 01. Sept. 2018

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Benjamin Sauzereau gaat solo

Benjamin Sauzereau gaat solo

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Raf Vertessen, het interview

Raf Vertessen, het interview
Foto © Peter Gannushkin

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Jazz04 au fil de l'eau 2018 © Jean Schoubs

Jazz04 au fil de l'eau 2018 © Jean Schoubs

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Jazz aan de Jekermolen van Broukay in Eben-Emael

Jazz aan de Jekermolen van Broukay in Eben-Emael

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Jazz Middelheim 2018 © Annie Boedt

Jazz Middelheim 2018 © Annie Boedt

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Jazz und Weltmusik im Hofgarten

Jazz und Weltmusik im Hofgarten

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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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Jazz Middelheim, dimanche 12 août 2018

Jazz Middelheim, dimanche 12 août 2018

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Jazzfestival Esslingen 2018 – 16. Oktober bis 28. Oktober

Jazzfestival Esslingen 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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Mââk KOJO brengt Vodun trance uit Benin naar België

Mââk KOJO brengt Vodun trance uit Benin naar België

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Jazz Brugge 2018

Jazz Brugge 2018

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Upcoming

woensdag 19 september 2018

donderdag 20 september 2018

zaterdag 22 september 2018

donderdag 27 september 2018

vrijdag 28 september 2018

zaterdag 29 september 2018

vrijdag 5 oktober 2018

zaterdag 6 oktober 2018

zondag 7 oktober 2018

maandag 8 oktober 2018

donderdag 11 oktober 2018

vrijdag 12 oktober 2018

zaterdag 13 oktober 2018

dinsdag 16 oktober 2018

donderdag 18 oktober 2018

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
Jean Schoubs
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
Olivier Verhelst