Gehenot / Michard / La Rocca / Agulhon @ Jazz Station


Gehenot / Michard / La Rocca / Agulhon

Friday, June 2, 8:30 p.m.

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Igor Gehenot · piano / Jeanne Michard · saxophone / Sal La Rocca · double bass / Franck Agulhon · drums

EN : On the occasion of this exceptional concert, the Belgian pianist Igor Gehenot brings together his long-time sidekick Sal La Rocca and two of the figureheads of the French jazz scene, Franck Agulhon and Jeanne Michard. A generous repertoire between compositions and re-arranged standards, all led by four strong personalities of European jazz. Do not miss this!
FR : A l’occasion de ce concert exceptionnel, le pianiste belge Igor Gehenot réunit son comparse de longue date Sal La Rocca et deux des figures de proue de la scène hexagonale, Franck Agulhon et Jeanne Michard. Un répertoire généreux entre compositions et standards réarrangés, le tout emmené par quatre personnalités fortes du jazz européen. A ne pas manquer !
NL : Ter gelegenheid van dit bijzondere concert bundelt de Belgische pianist Gehenot de krachten met zijn jarenlange sidekick Sal La Rocca maar ook Franck Agulhon en Jeanne Michard, twee van de boegbeelden van de Franse jazzscene. Een genereus repertoire waarin composities en herwerkte standards elkaar afwisselen, gebracht door vier sterke persoonlijkheden uit de Europese jazz. Niet te missen!

12€ / 9€ JS members, students, job seekers · / 8€40 KCB – CRB students
Reservations strongly recommended via our online ticket office

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Presentation of the Jazz Station

Living Center of Jazz
Through an eclectic programme well-known for its quality, this place reaches the widest possible audience. It is significantly different from the ones that we are sometimes used to see in the Jazz clubs of our city : people come here to listen to music, they behave more like if they were in a theater rather than a bar. In order to help the promotion of Jazz and to federalize energies and initiatives in Brussels, the Jazz Station has hosted for almost ten years the association of musicians “Les Lundis d’Hortense” and provides them with quality spaces which allow them in their turn to present their work and their (programme, every Wednesday evening from October to the end of May. These two associations are nevertheless very different, both in their programming, their functioning, and in the supports they receive.
In its activity schedule, the Jazz Station proposes among others a cycle of concerts-aperitifs every Saturday at 6 pm. This programme always meets a striking success. It aims to be completely representative of today’s jazz but does not hesitate to return to the origins of the music. The schedule is also filled up with History courses, singing lessons, various partnerships and many public rehearsals.
Furthermore, The station welcomes exhibitions (photography, painting, etc.) connected to the Jazz topic (with Jazz). A multimedia space allows the public to stand apart from the concert hall and to enjoy the music in a more comfortable way while taking advantage of the simultaneous broadcasting of the concert on the big screen. In the future, this room will allow them to reach the archived audio-visual medium. These archives are part of the museum activity in full development at the Jazz Station.
In conclusion, the Jazz Station celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in September 2020. Concerts, exhibitions, public rehearsals, open mics, workshops, training session sessions : for ten years, day and night, this place has been bursting with life and activities. The Jazz Station is not a Jazz club. It is a place where Jazz is alive. A concert hall disguised as a club, in which people like to come to listen to music while having a drink, and not a place where the music acts as a background sound… The difference is considerable. Fifteen years was the time needed for this place to become inescapable in the capital of Jazz. The Jazz Station has been the stage for hundreds of musicians, several tens of thousands of spectators, and tens of artists of all kinds. Ten years is already quite something for us : teams of three co-workers who succeed each other to give their love and their energy to the functioning of this association.

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