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André Klenes
Information Discography Concerts schedule
Instrument(s) Double bass, Composer, Arranger
Date of birth February 14, 1954
Place of birth Vielsalm
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 Current bands

Adam's Dream String Duo (Leader)      Jacques Stotzem / André Klenes (Leader)
Duo Véronique Bizet / André Klenes (Leader)      Adam's Dream String Quintet (Leader)
Gypsy Swing quintet de Liège (Sideman)      Music 4 a While (Sideman)
Orchestra Vivo ! (Sideman)     



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André KLENES is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Liège.
He studied at the jazz seminar with Steve HOUBEN, Charles LOOS, and Jean-Louis RASSINFOSSE.
He also attended lessons, at the Dworp seminar, with U.S. bassists John CLAYTON and Wilbur LITTLE.


As a freelance musician, he plays straight ahead jazz as well as classical music, studio work, and gives private lessons.

Has a pedagogical responsibility for the "Jeunesses Musicales" (Youth and Music) of the French speaking community in Belgium. He also composes original music

His experience includes :

  • Classical music with the Symphony Orchestra of the R.T.B.F (Belgian Radio & Television)
  • The Liège Philharmonic
  • National Orchestra of Belgium
  • Royal Opera of Wallonia
  • Versailles Opera
  • Chamber Orchestra of Huy
Jazz music - accompanied or recorded with: French chanson - accompanied or recorded with:
    L'AFFAIRE LOUIS TRIO, Alain BASHUNG, KENT, Marc MORGAN, RENAUD, Claude MAURANE, SOLE DONNA, William SHELLER.
With a string quintet for which he writes all the compositions, inspired by various influences (classical music, jazz, pop, folk music etc...), he released 2 albums.

André Klenes won the Roger Vanhaverbeke Bass Trophy 2011

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