Maison Flagey Invites SLR 5 New Band EX

Maison Flagey⎜SLR 5

Thursday February 9, 2023 – 8:00 pm

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Sal La Rocca (d.bass), Phil Abraham (trombone), Maayan Smith (t.sax), Igor Gehenot (piano) & Umberto Odone (drums).
Sal La Rocca never ceases to surprise us. After the hit album “Shifted”, the Sicilian-born double bass player returns with a new and profoundly different project. There is a quintet version of a brand new line-up with Maayan Smith on tenor sax and Noam Israeli (now replaced by Umberto Odone) on drums. Two Israeli musicians newly arrived in Brussels, whom Sal met during a jam, and whose ardor and energy quickly seduced. On the piano, it is the incomparable Igor Gehenot whose percussive sound tinged with Caribbean tones gives a warm and welcoming music. Phil Abraham, who collaborated on Sal’s latest album, enters the band with beautiful textures highlighting the compositions of Sal La Rocca. These sound groovy, resolutely optimistic. They make you think of the sea, the beach, make you want to dance, hug, laugh … It feels great at the time when these few words are written …





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About Maison Flagey



MAISON FLAGEY, guest house with character, is located in the calm and pleasant district of the Etangs d’Ixelles just a stone’s throw from the dynamic Place Flagey (Numerous transport: Tram, bus, taxi station) with its many restaurants, bars and performance halls. This ideal and practical location allows you to reach Avenue Louise, the European Commission district, the Sablon and the historic city center (Grand Place) in a few minutes. We will be happy to welcome you in this house from the Art Nouveau heritage of Brussels. The whole place has been fitted out respecting the authenticity of the 1900 architecture, while giving it a modern touch with a high level of comfort. Most of the rooms are equipped with terraces. Several lounges are available for breakfast, to organize seminars or professional meetings. Everything is in place for you to have a timeless experience. Be happy and enjoy.


Acces & Contact



(House of European History)
39, Avenue du Général de Gaulle
1050 Bruxelles (Ixelles)
A cote de la Place Flagey et en face des Etangs
Tel : 00 32 496 24 28 23
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