Heptone celebrates its 7 years! / Olivier Collette 6tet


Heptone celebrates its 7 years!

Sat & Sun feb 15 & 16 @ 8:30 pm

Olivier Collette 6tet

 

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Heptone celebrates its 7 years!

EN : Toine Thys: saxes, bass clarinet / Maayan Smith: sax / Philippe Laloy: flutes, saxes /
Olivier Collette: piano, arrangements / Sal La Rocca: double bass / Bilou Doneux: drums
The sextet had already ignited the public last year with two sold out evenings! Festive concert in a varied and eclectic repertoire arranged for 3 multi-instrumentalists, 3 rhythmicians and a few surprise guests !!! Unique concerts so don’t miss it !!!
price: 15 €: tickets on sale every Sunday at the Heptone (no presale by bank transfer)

 

L’Heptone fête ses 7 ans !

FR : Toine Thys: saxes, bass clarinet / Maayan Smith: sax / Philippe Laloy: flutes, saxes /
Olivier Collette: piano, arrangements / Sal La Rocca: double bass / Bilou Doneux: batterie.
 
Le sextet avait déjà enflammé le public l’année passée avec deux soirées sold out ! Concert festif dans un répertoire varié et éclectique arrangé pour 3 souffleurs multi-instrumentistes, 3 rythmiciens et quelques invités surprises !!! Concerts uniques donc à ne pas rater !!!
prix : 15€ : tickets en vente tous les dimanches à l’Heptone (pas de prévente par virement).

 

 

About O. Collette

Born August 31st 1973, Olivier COLLETTE studies solfegio and classical percussion and manifests interest in piano which he studied, taking private lessons.
He ends up by discovering jazz and becomes passionate about it. As consequence, he entered the “Jazz Studio”, in Antwerp, and studied piano with Diederik WISSELS.
Beside that, he follows with classical piano, with Marie BOULENGER and later on, enters the Brussels conservatory, jazz section. There, he studied with Eric LEGNINI and obtained, at age 23, a 1st price.
Between december 98 and february 99, he lived in New-York, where he took lessons with Kenny WERNER and Fred HERSCH while jamming with local musicians and meeting famous musicians like Kenny BARRON or Mac Coy TYNER.
Olivier created his first own quartet in 1998 with Kurt Van Herck (saxophones), Mimi Verderame (drums) and Nicolas L’Herbette (bass). They were playing mainly Olivier’s compositions but sometimes Jazz standards as well.
For four years, they played in many Jazz clubs and festivals in Belgium. They did twice the Jazz Tour organized by the Lundis d’Hortense association (belgian professional Jazz musicians) and were selected by the Belgian government for the “Tournees Art & Vie”.
They recorded one double CD in 2001 called “Joy And Mystery” with a lot of guests musicians…(more)

 

 

 

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