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MONK'estra

MONK’estra is a smashing big band project that captures the spirit of Thelonious Monk’s singular music.

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Symphonic Jazz Concert

Film Fest Gent, Brussels Philharmonic & Brussels Jazz Orchestra celebrate the centenary of jazz with a ‘Classics Night’: honouring the jazz soundtrack classics, conducted by Dirk Brossé.

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Atmosphères. Impressionist masterpieces transformed

In Atmosphères, the Brussels Jazz Orchestra explores the area of tension between the atmospheric dreamy quality of impressionist music and the forces of a large jazz orchestra.

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The Music of Gil Evans

The Brussels Jazz orchestra and Ryan Truesdell present an exciting selection from the rich repertoire of Gil Evans.

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Big Valses / Bert Joris

Unique program for Jazz en Nord (F)

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Crush of the Titans

Four compositions for symphony orchestra and jazz orchestra give the two orchestras the opportunity to get introduced and start flirting shamelessly.

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Artists #withRefugees

Brussels’ cultural actors get together with and for refugees. 19 and 20 June 2016 – World Refugee Day

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BJO featuring Darcy James Argue

Project by BJO and Jazz Middelheim with the Canadian arranger and composer Darcy James Argue.

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New York City of Jazz

Brussels Jazz Orchestra created a contemporary project about the City of New York. The mood of the early 20th century as well as today’s New York is evoked with a combination of music and imagery.

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Signs and Signatures

The absolute audience favorite of the last few years. This hit production features compositions and arrangements by Bert Joris.

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Graphicology. A visual jazz score

A perfect match between graphic novel and live jazz, presented by Philip Paquet and Brussels Jazz Orchestra.

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BJO's Finest

Live CD with compositions and arrangements of, for and by the Brussels Jazz Orchestra. Released for the 20th anniversary of the orchestra in 2013.

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A Different Porgy & Another Bess

Together with David Linx the BJO has put together an alternative song list with the lesser known songs in the foreground, but not forgetting the more famous ones (Summertime, It ain't necessarily so,…).

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Close Encounters

The wind ensemble I Solisti del Vento and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra join forces for Close Encounters. With music by Stravinsky, Antheil, Bernstein e.o.

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Wild Beauty

Compositions by Joe Lovano, arranged for the Brussels Jazz Orchestra by Gil Goldstein. A collaboration which resulted in two Grammy Award Nominations in 2014.

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Luz del Sur. Jazz inspired by Flamenco

Luz del Sur is a journey south, to the blazing landscapes of Andalusia. The compositions of the Spaniard Perico Sambeat confirm that jazz and flamenco have a lot in common.

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Mama Africa

Tribute to south african singer Miriam Makeba, with songs arranged for Tutu Puoane and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra.

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Institute of Higher Learning

Second collaboration between the American pianist and composer Kenny Werner and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra.

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