Bram is a belgian Antwerp based piano player and composer. He focuses mainly on jazz, improvisational and alternative music.
Eight years old, Bram started music courses at the music school
in his birth town, attending piano and percussion classes. As a teenager he played in several rockbands.
After completing secondary education, he was admitted to the Antwerp Conservatory. After graduating for jazz piano in Antwerp he went to the Brussels Conservatory,
where he graduated in 2005 for jazzcompostion and arranging.
Bram also attended a lot of masterclasses a.o. from Kenny Werner, Anthony Braxton, Gary Peacock,
Mark Turner, Dave Liebman, Bill Carrotters, Dave douglas, Ravi Coltrane, Joshua Redman, …
During the years Bram participated in a wide range of projects. He played in several jazz formations but has a wide scope. He performed as well with people from the hip hopscene, singer-songwriters or alternative bands (Jerboa, Dez Mona, Winther, …)
But most of his time and dedication go to a lot of different jazz/impro-projects:
Chad McCullough-Bram Weijters Quartet and his own Bram Weijters trio, Hamster axis of the one-click panther, Koen nys Quintet, Zygomatik, Marjan van Rompay group, Rackham, ...
He also has played with Fables of Fungus, Canadian singer Jaclyn Guillou and many more.
With these different projects he performed in clubs, on festivals as well as in concerthalls in belgium as well as abroad.
He also composes and writes arrangements for some of these bands.