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Erik Bogaerts
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Instrument(s) Alto saxophone, Soprano saxophone, Tenor saxophone, Clarinet
Date of birth August 18, 1981
Place of birth Merksem
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Phone +32 (0)472 684 292
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 Current bands

Erik Bogaerts Kwartet (Leader)      Llop (Leader)
Kvartett (Leader)      Mephiti (Leader)
Les Chroniques de l'inutile (Sideman)      Banjax (Sideman)

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At the age of 9, Erik began studying the clarinet with Nestor Janssens. When he was 16, he started with private lessons on alto saxophone with Ben Sluijs. Later on he started his Conservatory studies in Brussels, in the Jazz department, with teachers including Jeroen Van Herzeele, Kris Defoort and John Ruocco. He got his Master in Music in 2006.

He played with several groups and musicians as Jambangle, Bart Quartier, Symbion, LlopBorja, Nicolas Kummert, Kris Defoort, Karel Van Marcke, Bart De Nolf etc.

He is a driving force of the band Bender Banjax.

Within the framework of his training, he worked together with students from the famous dance academy P.A.R.T.S., a.o. and Loan Ha.

He also performes in jazztheatre with theatre director Sam Bogaerts (de Bloedgroep)

In the past, was also involved in the following bands:
Michel Vrydag Quartet      Llopborja

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