After having completed highschool, specializing in music, Jeroen attends jazz lessons at the Antwerp Jazz Studio, with Dave PIKE, Peter HERTMANS and John RUOCCO.
He also attended workshops with Joe LOVANO, Dave LIEBMAN, Steve GROSSMAN, Bill PIERCE.
In '99, he receives the Belgian Django d'Or.
He now teaches saxophone and ensemble at Royal Brussels Conservatory.
Plays (and did play) in numerous groups :
As a leader or co-leader :
He leads his own trio, he co-leads MÄÄK's SPIRIT with trumpet player Laurent BLONDIAU.
In a more contemporary acid-jazz-rock-rap vein, he leads Greetings from Mercury.
See also : GREETINGS WEB SITE
See JEROEN VAN HERZEELE BANDS
North Sea Jazz Festival (with Octurn)- Den Haag (1994)
Prague - EBU Big Band (1995)
Barcelona - Poetry Project (1995)
Middelheim Jazz Festival - Antwerp
Stockholm-Gothenburg-Uppsala Tour - Chris Joris Experience (1997)
Montreal Jazz Festival - Octurn (1997)
Knitting Factory ( New York ) - Octurn (1997)
Syria and Lebanon - ( Jazz Caravan ) - Ode For Joe (1997)
Liège Jazz Festival
"Festival des Lundis d'Hortense" - Brussels
(See top of page for main discography)
| Jeroen VAN HERZEELE Trio|| "At the Cross Roads" || (Carbon 7 - 017 - 1995)|
| Fabrizio CASSOL / Kris DEFOORT|| "Variations On a Love Supreme" || (W.E.R.F - 005 - 1995)|
| Nathalie LORIERS Quartet || "Dance Or Die" ||(Igloo IGL 105 - 1993)|
| Diederik WISSELS - David LINX Group||"If One More Day" ||(TWI970-2- Crepuscule - 1993)|
| TOMAS and Co|| le Singulier des Pluriels ||(1996, Tomas and Co)|
Read an interview of Jeroen VAN HERZEELE in the Journal of the Lundis d'Hortense (in French).