20:00 – 22:00
20.00 Aram Shelton (us) – solo
21.00 LABtrio (be)
Tickets: 100 dkk / stud: 50 dkk
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Lander Gyselinck – drums
Anneleen Boehme – bass
Bram de Looze – piano
LABtrio are three musicians with strong personalities, endowed with a fresh and adventurous approach to music. The trio’s acoustic universe conceals an urban jazz that flirts with electronic, underground and hip-hop cultures. Since the Trio’s founding in 2007, they have received several awards and prizes (including a superb double – Audience Prize and Grand Prize – at the prestigious Avignon ‘Tremplin Jazz’ festival in 2011). Thanks to this price, they recorded their first album at the Studio la Buissone, Pernes-les fontaines in France. Their first album “ Fluxus” released in October 2013 ( Outhere records)- a real gem – constitutes testimony to what is the jazz of today, seen by this new generation of musicians. In 2014, LABtrio participated at the 12 points festival in Umeå, and received a lot of positive feedback. Here is an inspiring description from their performance, written by Henning Bolte in All About Jazz – April 2014:
“The LAB trio-which is drummer Lander Gyselinck, bassist Anneleen Boehme and pianist Bram de Looze, then took off to a new shore of trioism, inducing a jaw-dropping, high level of musical experience through their miraculous interplay of characteristics including an amazing, mutual musical sensibility and agility, deep in-the-moment playing and delicate as well as thrilling timing, effortless execution and the sheer joy of performing. It all led to a great sound and gripping, infectious dynamics that rose, unfettered, to the apogee of the night.”
In the spring of 2015 LABtrio started a new collaboration with cellist Christopher Hoffman and saxophonist Michaël Attias, both from New York. A residency was held in February in Vrijstaat O (be) and The NY project was created. Their creation was premiered on the 20th and 21st of February 2015 on the occasion of the STORM! Festival and BRAND festival in Oostende (BE) and Mechelen (BE). Afterwards the group was invited to play at the legendary jazzclub “Barbès” in New York. The quintet also recorded their new album “The Howls Are Not What They Seem” (Outhere Records) at the Kaleidoscope Sound Studio in New Jersey, USA.
In the autumn of 2015, LABtrio was part of the Match & Fuse program, sharing the stage with the renounced British Dinosaur. Together they performed at different venues in Belgium and in the United Kingdom. For 2016, LABtrio is planning more international tours with confirmed concerts in Canada, Sweden, Germany and Norway. In may 2016, LABtrio plans an artistic collaboration with the Norwegian saxophonist Harald Lassen. The band has also been selected to preform at Jazzahead! 2016.
Lander Gyselinck (°1987)
is a well-known drummer in the Belgian Jazz and Improvised Music scene. He has completed his masters degree with Stéphane Galland and Kris Defoort at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (BE) and won prestigious Toots Thielemans Jazz Award. He studied at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (New York) with teachers such as Dan Weiss, Reggie Workman and travelling, since then he travels between New York and Europe. He is leader of band STUFF. (glitch-hip hop) and is member of various other bands such as Kris Defoort Trio (jazz) and Ragini Trio (traditional indian music). In 2015 Focus Knack named him the best Belgium drummer of his generation.
Anneleen Boehme (°1989)
is one of Belgium’s rare female double bass talents. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague (Holland) for three years Frans van der Hoeven was her teacher. She finished her studies of Music at the conservatory of Antwerp, with Nicolas Thys, in 2015. Although Anneleen is best known as bassist in ‘LABtrio’, she also plays in the Rob Banks Quartet and with the young pianist Harrison Steingueldoir. Finally, she recently founded her own basquartet.
Bram De Looze (°1991)
is an extremely talented piano player. He studied jazz piano at the Lemmens Instituut (Leuven, BE) with Ron Van Rossum and at the Conservatorium of Antwerp (BE) with Erik Vermeulen. He has also studied at the prestigious New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music (New York, USA) with great jazzmasters such as Marc Copland, Reggie Workman, Uri Caine and many others. He is now member of the following bands : Dr Hocevar Trio, Robin Verheyen Duo, De Looze / Machtel / De Waele, Sander De Winne Group as well as a new septer with Robin Verheyen, Joachim Badenhorst, Bo Van der Werf, Jim Black, Vincent Courtois and Hank Roberts.
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Aram Shelton (us)
is an improviser and composer. He performs on saxophone, clarinets, and live electronics. Based in Oakland, California, the projects Tonal Masher, Broken Trap Ensemble, Gold Age, and Ton Trio II represent his music. He is connected to Chicago through his Quartet, the cooperative sextet Fast Citizens (Delmark), and Jason Adasiewicz’ Rolldown (Cuneiform). His writing and playing has been documented through more than two dozen albums since 2003 and is grounded in and influenced by the rich history of avant-jazz and free improvisation in America and Europe since the 1950s.
Shelton lived in Chicago from 1999 to 2005, where he played creative jazz and improvised music in many settings including Dragons 1976, with Jason Ajemian and Tim Daisy; Arrive, with Jason Adasiewicz, Jason Roebke, and Daisy; the Fast Citizens, with Keefe Jackson, Josh Berman, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Anton Hatwich and Frank Rosaly; and began to use Max/MSP for the live sampling and manipulation of acoustic instruments, primarily with Johnathan Crawford in the electro acoustic duo Grey Ghost.
In 2005, Shelton moved to Oakland to study electroacoustic music & recording techniques at Mills College in Oakland, California. At Mills, Shelton wrote music with a focus on the technique of phrase modification, wherein phrases played by acoustic instruments are recorded in real time and rearranged via custom built patches in MAX/MSP. He continues to improvise and compose electroacoustic music focused on the concepts illustrated in his graduate thesis Sound Extended: Replication of Acoustic Material and Phrase Modification.
In California, Shelton has developed music for his solo electroacoustic project Tonal Masher; the chamber improv group Broken Trap Ensemble; the creative free jazz Ton Trio II; the electroacoustic trio Stratic; the collaborative quartet Cylinder, with Darren Johnston, Lisa Mezzacappa, and Kjell Nordeson; his Shepp, Ayler & Sun Ra inspired sextet Marches; and the Oakland Active Orchestra.
In the past Shelton has been fortunate to perform with many exceptional musicians including Larry Ochs, Frank Rosaly, Safa Shokrai, Aaron Novik, Jordan Glenn, Cory Wright, Mark Clifford, Britt Ciampa, William Winant.Mark Dresser, Josh Berman, Henry Kaiser, Kyle Bruckmann, Josh Sinton, Jacob Felix-Heule, Bill Horvitz, Mary Halvorson, Weasel Walter, Gino Robair, Jacob Wick, Ken Vandermark, Audrey Chen, Henry Grimes, Tony Buck, Magda Mayas, James Fei, Matt Bauder, Jason Ajemian, Tomas Fujiwara, Marco Eneidi, Daniel Carter, Dave Rempis, Nate Wooley, Damon Smith, Jon Raskin, Rob Mazurek, Havard Wiik, Jeff Parker, Frank Gratkowski, Josh Abrams, Harris Eisenstadt, Jeb Bishop, Tim Perkis, Guillermo Gregorio, and Chris Brown. He has performed in Europe, Canada and the United States including appearances at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Chicago Jazz Festival, the Suoni per il Popolo Festival in Montreal, and the Krakow Autumn Jazz Festival. He has led workshops at the Evergreen State College, the Luzern Jazz School, through NEXMAP and at UC Santa Cruz. His playing and music are available through Delmark, Clean Feed, Cuneiform, 482 Music, and his own Singlespeed Music.