The jazz department of LUCA School of Arts celebrates its 30th birthday in a very special way: at Leuven Jazz the most prominent alumni come together with their former teachers. Goose bumps guaranteed!
Hold on to your hats for this All Stars band, with Jef Neve, Ewout Pierreux and Bart van Caenegem on piano, Martijn Van Buel on bass, Steven Delannoye en Joppe Bestevaar on sax, Peter Delannoye and Dree Peremans on trombone, and drummers Toni Vitacollona and Lieven Venken. Teachers Dré Pallemaerts (drums), Peter Hertmans (guitar), Frank Vaganée (sax), Jos Machel (bass), Ron Van Rossum (piano) and Lynn Cassiers (vocals) will accompany their former students. And of course founder and ex-teacher Bert Joris (trumpet) will join their ranks.
The stage will be filled with the frontmen and sidemen of Melanie de Biasio, Brussels Jazz Orchestra, Jef Never trio, Ewout Pierreux Trio, De Frivole Framboos, rebirth::collective, DelVita, Black Mango, Flat Earth Society, Bert Joris 4-tet, Greetings from Mercury
. Not to be missed!