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Mâäk Quintet
Saturday May 26, 2018
8:30 PM
Mâäk Quintet
L'An Vert

Contact information
Address Rue Mathieu Polain 4
4020 Liege
Phone +32 (0)4/342 12 00
Email Write an email
Web site Dedicated website

Mâäk Quintet is one of Belgium’s most active avant-garde jazz collective. The Mâäk Quintet is the core of the Mâäk collective and the starting point of all other main projects: MikMâäk (big band), Ghalia Benali & Mâäk : MwSOUL, Kawral, Kojo, etc.

The quintet presents original compositions influenced by its diverse artistic encounters. This collaboration with musicians coming from totally different cultures, gives the music a new dimension. Because aside the improvisation common to jazz, you can sense the origins of its whole tradition.

This group never slips into a routine and renews itself constantly. Everything is centered around
vitality, dynamism and musical freedom in a clearly defined framework. The music is sophisticated,
fascinating, magnetic, sensual. The musicians always look for new sonic, rhythmic and harmonic
possibilities, and thus show that jazz can be synonymous for freedom, progress, discovery and

Laurent Blondiau - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Jeroen Van Herzeele - Tenor saxophone
Michel Massot - Tuba, Bass tuba
Guillaume Orti - Alto saxophone
Samuel Ber - Drums
See also:   Mâäk Quintet
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